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San Diego Film Week

San Diego Film Week Events

San Diego Film Week offers screenings, parties and workshops highlighting San Diego’s top film festivals, talented filmmakers, and creative film organizations


  • A Decade of Film- the Best of San Diego State University Shorts Part A

    A Decade of Film- the Best of SDSU Shorts Part A

    These short films were chosen as some of the best produced through the SDSU Television, Film and New Media program over the last decade. For more than four decades, the nationally recognized SDSU Television and Film Department has provided superior training in all areas of television and film production for the future professional. State-of-the-art equipment, outstanding internship opportunities, an impressive faculty with ties to the industry, dramatic location filming sites, and proximity to the Los Angeles/Hollywood industry epicenter make the department a prime choice for the serious student. Find out more at http://ttf.sdsu.edu/index.php/degree_programs/tfm/tfm-overview. This screening will be hosted by Wally Schlotter- Multiple Emmy winner and San Diego Film Commissioner from 1976 to 1996. Wally founded the annual Wally Award- which awards funding to outstanding student producers and directors in the TFM program. Also hosting is SDSU graduate, award-winning producer, and current selection for the prestigious Peter Stark Producing Program at USC, Julia Dillard. For Program B: http://sdfilmweek.com/2018/shorts-programs/sdsu-shorts-program-b/

  • A Decade of Film- the Best of SDSU Shorts Part B

    A Decade of Film- the Best of SDSU Shorts Part B

    These short films were chosen as some of the best produced through the SDSU Television, Film and New Media program over the last decade. For more than four decades, the nationally recognized SDSU Television and Film Department has provided superior training in all areas of television and film production for the future professional. State-of-the-art equipment, outstanding internship opportunities, an impressive faculty with ties to the industry, dramatic location filming sites, and proximity to the Los Angeles/Hollywood industry epicenter make the department a prime choice for the serious student. Find out more at http://ttf.sdsu.edu/index.php/degree_programs/tfm/tfm-overview. This screening will be hosted by Wally Schlotter- Multiple Emmy winner and San Diego Film Commissioner from 1976 to 1996. Wally founded the annual Wally Award- which awards funding to outstanding student producers and directors in the TFM program. Also hosting is SDSU graduate, award-winning producer, and current selection for the prestigious Peter Stark Producing Program at USC, Julia Dillard. For Program A: http://sdfilmweek.com/2018/shorts-programs/sdsu-shorts-program-a/

  • Secondborn

    Evan Galeano / A Decade of Film- the Best of SDSU Shorts Part A / 2017 / Drama, LGBT / 18 mins

    Aaron, a headstrong high school student is forced to reevaluate his discriminatory ideologies when his younger brother comes out. WALLY! Award Winner

  • Seven Days

    Stephen Mickelsen / Fun Factory, 48 Hour Film Project / United States / 2017 / Comedy, Romance / 9 mins

    This is the, quite possibly, true story of Jerry Larson, and how he lost his heart.

  • Sex. Sound. Silence.

    Ari Davis / Feature Films / United States / 2017 / 75 mins

    A Female DJ finds love in a new city, and shares her music in honor of her late Mother.

  • Shadow Of Drought: Southern California’s Looming Water Crisis

    Bill Wisneski / Feature Films / United States / 2017 / 120 mins

    While California recovers from the worst drought in state history, a myriad of impacts resulting from climate change threaten Southern California’s imported water supply. As a shadow of drought hangs over the region, this documentary explores the dire consequences of inaction that lie ahead.

  • She’s Mine

    Rob Knauf / Music Video Showcase and Networking / United States / 2017 / 4 mins

    A man follows the girl of his dreams to find out out she's out of his league, and out of this realm. Music video for "She's Mine" by Creature Canyon.

  • Siren

    Jared Armijo-Wardle / SD ❤ LA / United States / 2017 / Drama, Western / 8 mins

    Inspired by the true events, Siren tells the story of the last moments of Josefa "Juanita" Segovia, The first woman hanged in California on July 5th, 1851. Amongst the drunken revelry on July 4th miner Fredrick Cannon attacked Josefa Segovia and her lover Jose in their home. Initially driven away Cannon returned later only to be fatally stabbed by Josefa. Rumor quickly spread as to who this Mexican American woman, once an accepted member of the community, truly was: a whore, a killer, a siren, leading men to their death? Siren shows Josefa's precious last moments as she gathers her strength to face a lynch mob, injustice and death. The papers called her "Juanita" to try to erase her but Josefa's act of self defense made her a legend.

  • Sleep on It

    Benjamin Howard / Realistically Speaking / United States / 2017 / Drama, LGBT / 8 mins

    A quarrel puts things into perspective for a young couple mattress-shopping for their first apartment.

  • A Sniff, A Lick, & A Taste

    David Ledwith / A Decade of Film- the Best of SDSU Shorts Part B / 2015 / 11 mins

    A Sniff, A Lick, & a Taste is a story of two friends forced to survive together in the wilderness after escaping from prison. Only the two friends are a cat and a dog and the prison is a pound. WALLY! Award Winner