Poppy Jasper Inc. is a non profit that has been promoting film and creativity through its annual film festival The Poppy Jasper International Film Festival for more than 13 years. Based in Gilroy and Morgan Hill, it's been affiliated with the historic Granada Theater, has enjoyed strong community support as one of a handful of art festivals in the Gilroy and Morgan Hill region that regularly draws over 1000 people to its 4-day festival. Our mission is to celebrate artistic achievement in film, promote tomorrow’s filmmakers, create a space where filmmakers can learn from each other and industry professionals, and educate youth and adults about careers in film and the digital arts.

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  • Fatemeh Mohammadi

    Thanks a lot for selected my short film.This is proud for me

    April 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much Fatemeh! Audiences loved your film.

  • Zardosht Afshari

    I am proud that my short film has been selected in this festival. I wish I could attend the festival.

    April 2019
  • Well communicated. Thanks a lot for selecting my works

    April 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Harish!

  • Lauren Bair

    Thank you PJIFF for naming "Sorry for Your Loss" Best Comedy of 2019! We are thrilled to now be part of the Poppy Jasper family! I definitely recommend this festival to future filmmakers. There is such a strong arts community that comes out in full force for this festival. While we had a slim attendance for our morning screening, we met so many wonderful locals who welcomed us with open arms — and wine ;) Festival Director Mattie Scariot is *AMAZING* and answers all your questions and makes you feel like you've always known her. And it's not every festival where you're greeted at an opening nite sit-down-dinner gala with a glass of champagne. Class act all the way. Looking forward to returning, as PJIFF enjoys continued success!

    April 2019
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    Response from festival:

    We were delighted to meet you Lauren! Thank you for all the wonderful compliments!

  • Micah Brandt

    I attended the 15th Annual Poppy Jasper Film Festival! It was a great network of filmmakers whom attended. The hospitality from the Brunches to the Lunches and the Gala were all just phenomenal! Thank you Mattie for putting on such a wonderful show! The only thing I wish was that they could have filled the seats more at the screenings! I'm sure in years to come there will be more community involvement in Morgan Hill!

    April 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you Micah! We really enjoyed meeting you!