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San Diego Film Week

Events

  1. 2018 San Diego Film Awards

    2018 San Diego Film Awards / Film Awards / 240 mins
    The 5th Annual San Diego Film Awards celebrates excellence in over 27 categories including acting, directing, writing, makeup and more. Held at Humphreys by the Bay, this one night brings San Diego's film community together to celebrate and recognize the filmmakers, cast and crew that have excelled in their craft. San Diego Film Awards Highlights: Academy Awards Style Awards Show Red Carpet and Interviews VIP Opening Reception Guest Stars and Presenters 27 Awards in 4 categories Tentative Schedule: 5:00 PM: VIP Reception (separate ticket item) 7:30 PM: Film Awards Show 10:00 PM: Afterparty
    2018 San Diego Film Awards

    Humphreys By the Bay
    April 8, 2018 6:00 pm


  2. 2018 San Diego Film Awards Reception

    2018 San Diego Film Awards Reception / San Diego Film Awards Reception
    This is San Diego film networking at it’s best. Join us before the big event for cocktails and appetizers and to meet and greet with some of San Diego’s finest filmmakers, actors, producers, directors and more. You won’t want to miss this. VIP's will be interviewed on the red carpet prior to the SD Film Awards Show. More info tbd.
    2018 San Diego Film Awards Reception

    Humphreys By the Bay
    April 8, 2018 5:00 pm


  3. San Diego Film Week Closing Ceremony and Wrap Party!

    Closing Ceremony / 180 mins
    After a week filled with so much local film, networking events, panels, workshops and more, it's time to celebrate! Held at the beautiful Sunset Temple, this fabulous night includes the announcement of the winners for the 1st ever True SD- Film Con Challenge competition. This will be a fun and relaxed affair, with a bar, red carpet interviews and photos, as well as some fun surprises to keep things lively. We'll be giving out the audience awards for San Diego Film Week as well as announcing our genre awards (Best Horror/ Best Comedy/ Best Drama etc). More details to be announced.

  4. Film Marketing and Social Media Hacks

    Workshops
    Taught by the Film Consortium's own social media ninja Dan Butler, this workshop is a must-not-miss if you want more visibility for your films. No filmmaker or actor should miss this. Dan will teach the little known tips and tricks to increasing your visibility and online presence on platforms such as IMDB, Google, Facebook and more. You'll leave this workshop with a handy checklist of things you can do immediately to amplify your signal in a cluttered online landscape.

  5. Financing Your Independent TV, Film, and Online Content 101 – More Money, Less Problems

    Film Market Workshops / Workshop
    Anyone creating independent TV, film, or online content has to wear many diverse hats these days. To be a professional filmmaker means not just knowing how to produce film, but how to handle financing. Come learn about the legal and business aspects of film financing . Taught by Barbara Hopkins of Deverett Media Group

  6. Pitch Perfect Package

    Film Market Workshops / Workshop / 120 mins
    No amount of slick graphics or trendy buzzwords can fix a bad pitch. Improve your chances of getting your feature film funded or distributed by building the perfect pitch package for your film . The Perfect Pitch workshop will show you what investors and distributors want to see and hear when you are pitching your project. Led by Producer Chris Cashman (Club Frontera, A Life Lived) and Producer Rebecca Reyes (Samuel Project, The Playground).


  7. Stop Making Excuses and Start Making a Feature Film!

    Film Market Panels / Panel
    It's time to make a feature film and you are NOT on your own. This panel will be a crash course in the DO'S and DON'TS Our panelists will talk to you about their experiences making feature films and their lessons learned along the way. This all-star panel includes Chris Cashman (A Life Lived, Club Frontera) Ron Najor (Short Term 12, I Am Not a Hipster), Laurence Roeck (Diablo) and more panelists TBD.

  8. The Shot That Makes the Film- Cinematography Workshop

    Workshops / Workshop
    In every film production there comes a frame or two that tells the director, "We've got a movie!". Award winning cinematographer Bill Bork ( Amalgamated Grommets) will share some of his favorite clips from his award winning films and commercials as he takes us behind the scenes. Observe the tough decision-making process a veteran cinematographer working with a Director must make to advance the storyline. Learn the balance between getting a great shot and getting the right shot.

  9. Indie Film Distribution Checklist

    Film Market Workshops / Workshop
    Before you even start making your independent film, you should know what you'll need to get distribution for it. Taught by local producer Lisa Bruhn, along with Michael Madison and Linda Nelson from IndieRights, this workshop will go over the specific things that you should plan for if you will be looking for distribution. Don't go at it blindly, we'll even provide a checklist as to what EXACTLY you will need to pull off to make it happen. Ready to take the plunge into feature filmmaking? This is the workshop for you.