Film Festivals & Events

We sponsor and attend film festivals, conferences, and industry events all over the country (with the occasional trek overseas) to support independent filmmakers and promote SAG-AFTRA low-budget projects. Scroll down to see if we’ll be heading to your town soon. Don’t be afraid to say hi (…or buy us a drink)!

Schedule and attendance subject to change.

 

JANUARY 2018

Sundance Film Festival
Park City, UT
Jan 18 – 28
Read more on our blog »
See photos from our 21st Annual Actors Only Brunch and Filmmakers Luncheon »

 

FEBRUARY 2018

Film Independent Directors Close-Up
Los Angeles, CA
Feb 7 – March 7
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Native Women in Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
Feb 27

 

MARCH 2018

Film Independent Spirit Awards
Santa Monica, CA
March 3
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POW Film Fest
Portland, OR
March 9 – 11

SXSW Film Festival
Austin, TX
March 9 – 17
Sponsored Event, March 12: Film Industry Happy Hour »
Read more on our blog »

San Diego Latino Film Festival
San Diego, CA
March 15 – 25

Annapolis Film Festival
Annapolis, MD
March 22 – 25
Sponsored Event, March 23: Panel: The Producer’s Prerogative »

 

APRIL 2018

Aspen Shortsfest
Aspen, CO
April 3 – 8
Sponsored Event, April 4-7: Afternoon Happy Hours »
Sponsored Event, April 6: Panel: Outside The Frame – Getting Your Film Made »

The Nuts and Bolts of Indie Filmmaking
Los Angeles, CA
April 4
Read more on our blog »

Cleveland International Film Festival
Cleveland, OH
April 4 – 15
Sponsored Screening: MADELINE’S MADELINE »

USC Cinematic Arts Talent Week
Los Angeles, CA
April 9 – 13
Sponsored Event, April 9: Independent Filmmaking Made Easy(ish) »

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
April 11 – 15

Atlanta Film Festival
Atlanta, GA
April 13 – 22
Sponsored Event, April 17: Auditions and Casting Calls »

Roger Ebert’s Film Festival
Champaign, IL
April 18 – 22
Sponsored Event, April 20: Panel: Levelling the Playing Field – Hollywood in the Time of #MeToo and #TimesUp »

Tribeca Film Festival
New York, NY
April 18 – 29
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Black Hills Film Festival
Hill City/Rapid City, SD
April 25 – 29
Sponsored Event, April 27: Workshop: Hiring SAG-AFTRA Actors for Your Low-Budget Film »

 

MAY 2018

Maryland Film Festival
Baltimore, MD
May 2 – 6

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
May 3 – 12
Sponsored Event, May 9: indie Wednesday »

Cannes Film Festival
Cannes, France
May 8 – 19
Sponsored Program: The American Pavilion »
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Seattle International Film Festival
Seattle, WA
May 17 – June 10

Movies & Music – A Film Composing Panel
Los Angeles, CA
May 29

 

JUNE 2018

Dances With Films
Los Angeles, CA
June 7 – 17

Produced By Conference
Los Angeles, CA
June 9 – 10

American Black Film Festival
Miami Beach, FL
June 13 – 17

Oak Cliff Film Festival
Dallas, TX
June 14 – 17

Palm Springs International ShortFest
Palm Springs, CA
June 19 – 25

 

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