San Diego, California – USA
January 31 to February 3, 2013
The 11th Annual San Diego Black Film Festival (SDBFF), is showcasing African American and African Diaspora films. Located in gorgeous San Diego, California, this celebration combines sun, sand, and cinema with countless networking opportunities, and is one of the largest black film festivals in the country. Screening over 100 films a year in a broad variety of categories, SDBFF has cultivated a strong industry reputation as a place where talent is regularly scouted and discovered.
Each year the SDBFF program includes an awards dinner, filmmaker’s breakfast, panel discussions, opening reception, and a red carpet for filmmakers. The dynamic film program includes narrative and documentary features and shorts, as well as comedies, animated films, and music videos.
Opportunities for success at SDBFF are as varied and as exciting as the festival’s lineup; SDBFF awards include Best Dramatic Feature, Best Dramatic Short, Best Documentary Short, Best Religious Film, Best Cutting Edge Film, Best GLBT Film, Best Animation, and a host of others. Winning an award at the San Diego Black Film Festival adds significant industry prestige to a filmmaker’s resume and has helped launch the careers of past winners.
August 31, 2012 – Regular Deadline
MISSION AND OBJECTIVE
The San Diego Black Film Festival celebrates cinema and community by providing a vehicle for worldwide exposure of quality African American and African Diaspora films.
MORE ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
SDFF takes place in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, the historic heart of the city with numerous shopping venues and electric nightlife. Submit your film to the San Diego Black Film Festival today for the chance to participate in one of the largest and most prestigious black film festivals in the country!