A film festival by filmmakers, for filmmakers. Hosted in beautiful Santa Barbara. There will be two days of screenings at the historical Alhecama Theater in Downtown SB. There will be a networking / filmmaker party on Saturday after the screenings hosted by the festival and it's a great chance to meet fellow filmmakers. This festival is focused on independent filmmakers and youth filmmakers so they can have an outlet for their cinematic art.

Santa Barbara Indie Film Festival has partnered with the Sunn Stream online streaming network to showcase the winners, honorable mentions and other worthy submissions to air on the network. This is a great way for a young filmmaker to gain exposure!!
*This is a no obligations offer, filmmakers can choose not to participate.*

Winners of the Narrative Feature Film & Short Film, Documentary Feature Film & Short category will win a Davinci Resolve studio license valued at $295

All Winners will receive a custom plaque at the awards ceremony on Sunday Evening.

This film festival is open to all domestic and international filmmakers. Foreign language films must have subtitles to be considered.

Youth filmmakers must be in Highschool or 18 or under when movie was made / produced. Director, Cinematographer / DP, Animator / Graphic Artist, Writer and Editor all must be 18 or under as well (no adults in principle positions).