The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s favorite indie music, arts and film festival. Now in its 26th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread acclaim. Some notable acts who have played Noise Pop include the White Stripes, Modest Mouse, The Flaming Lips, Death Cab for Cutie, The Shins, Bright Eyes, Best Coast, Jeff Tweedy, The Dodos, Girls and Antony and The Johnsons. The festival has also featured musical legends such as Yoko Ono and The Plastic Ono Band, Bob Mould, Yo La Tengo, X, Frank Black (of the Pixies), Sleater-Kinney and Television. In addition, the festival boasts a film series that explores the intersection of music and art; Pop-n-Shop, a local designer fair; NPHQ; Art Gallery Shows; Happy Hours and much more.
FEBRUARY 16 - FEBRUARY 26, 2018
Awards & Prizes
Audience Award and Official Selection Laurels
Rules & Terms
We will watch any kind of film or video narrative feature, documentary, short, animation, experimental, music video, but it must explore the connection to music, either in its subject matter, the talent behind or in front of the camera, or an exceptionally prominent soundtrack.
1. Please fill out application and all required fields, along with your contact information, press kits, stills and any fun stuff you want to include.
2. Contact information: Send your name, address, phone, cell phone, fax number and email address. Also include the title of your film/video, its country of origin, year of production, screening format and running time.
3. All applicants will be notified of the Festival's decision by January 29, 2018.
4. All submitted materials become property of Noise Pop and cannot be returned unless you provide a pre-paid return envelope. No refunds. By submitting this material you acknowledge Noise Pop's right to copy any submitted material for Noise Pop's non-commercial use only.
Checks made payable to Noise Pop Industries
Noise Pop Film Festival
2180 Bryant Street Suite 105
San Francisco, CA 94110
All films and videos in a foreign language must have English subtitles.
All submitted materials become property of Noise Pop and can only be returned if you include a SASE for the film's return. No refunds. By submitting this material you acknowledge Noise Pop's right to copy any submitted material for Noise Pop's non-commercial use only.