Best Experimental Film - Crying
Best Feature - Edward and Isabella
Best Director - Emergency Musical Response
Best Sci-Fi - House of the Unholy
Best Short - Josefina
Best Producer - KOKO
Best Narrative - Possum Man
Best Horror Film - Raveena's Revenge
Best Editing - The Meeting
Best Cast - The Missing Dildo
Best Family Film - Tomorrow's Game

The San Francisco Film Festival is a collection of razor edge independent films, short films, animation, global features, long and short documentaries, music documentaries, and music videos.

All films screened and accepted into the festival inspire the artistic with work that is leading film, music, and cinematography's evolution and will ensure the Bay Area's reputation for innovation in the arts.

Best Feature Film
Best Short Film
Best Documentary
Best Director
Best Screenplay
Best Animation Award
Best Cinematography
Best Leading Actor
Best Leading Actress
Best Student Film
Most Popular Film
Best Web/TV Series

1. Any film can be submitted to our festival.
2. The submissions are closed and not accepted 3 days before the festival.

Overall Rating
  • Alexander Senicki

    This is an outstanding festival. Kudos to the organizers for doing a great job!

    September 2022
  • A great-running festival that I'm very pleased to have been part of. Best regards Team SFFF! GS. Face Painters

    August 2021
  • Joseph L Harrison

    An excellent festival! Thank you very much for accepting and awarding my "Here To Stay" script! I very much look forward to participating again with another script and/or film in the future. It's been a pleasant experience throughout!!

    July 2021
  • susan lim

    We loved being a part of the San Francisco Film Festival. The organisers have been so communicative and helpful. Thank you also for the recognition of our animated short !

    July 2021
  • A beautiful festival full of news and great cultural and cinematographic initiatives

    July 2021