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18-Apr-2014 3:48am PDT  

 

San Francisco Independent Film Festival

14 Annual February 06, 2014 to February 20, 2014

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2440 16th St #107
San Francisco CA 94103
USA
Phone: 415-820-3907
info@sfindie.com
http://www.sfindie.com

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Feature Narrative
Feature Doc
Short Narrative
Short Doc
Animation

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
We are looking for the best features, shorts, docs and animation we can find to present in San Francisco. For 14 years SF IndieFest has developed a great reputation for filling theaters, getting press and throwing great parties. Films at our fest regularly get Variety reviews, picked up at other fests and rabid groupies following the makers around town demanded autographs and buying them drinks. We're consistently listed as a a "best" fest in Chris Gore's book (last time I checked anyway). And now we have cash prizes funded by one of our loyal fans! Last year's prizes amounted to $1000 each for best feature doc and best feature narrative and $500 for best short chosen by our loyal Season Pass holders.


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
"Festivals bring unexpected benefits. Festivals are essential for brand creation. Premiering at Tribeca was enough to convince people to at least listen to me, but surprisingly it was the San Francisco Indie Fest that was just as crucial for our theatrical release. Our press from this festival in February ‘08 helped convince the Red Vic to book us in April (I thank the amazing S.F. publicist Karen Larsen for convincing me of this in advance). We also incorporated festivals into our broader theatrical release, and while we did not claim them as cities in our 17-city count, they helped give us something to crow about."

http://www.filmmakermagazine.com/fall2008/bomb_it.php


"I've got to tell you that Indiefest was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I tell all filmmakers - and festival organizer friends of mine - how you run your fest and how you run each film twice. Every single time people look at me with shocked disbelief. Truly, Bonnie and I loved being a part of the event.
Thanks again for including us. SF Indiefest really made me feel that making YEAR was worth the whole effort.
Best-
MIKE CARROLL"

Press Coverage for last year's Festival: http://sfindie.com/festivals/sf-indiefest/

ORGANIZERS
Jeff Ross (Director) ; Jeff Ross (Director) ; Jeff Ross (Director)

GENERAL RULES
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Legal Stuff: I understand that submission of my work authorizes the San Francisco IndieFest to use the work for exhibition, education and/or publicity purposes related to the festival; that the Festival will handle the prints and tapes with a maximum of care but cannot be held liable for any damage or loss during shipping, preview, or screening; and that the Festival is also not responsible for any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, or royalty infringement related to the work.