San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: San Luis Obispo International Film Festival
SINCE: 1993
WHERE: San Luis Obispo, California
WEBSITE: www.slofilmfest.org
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (SLOIFF) is headquartered in the quaint, sophisticated downtown of San Luis Obispo on the spectacular Central Coast of California. As a premiere 6-day annual event, the SLOIFF showcases contemporary and classic film screenings in a wide variety of venues, from the city’s classic art deco Fremont Theatre, to the popular independent Palm Theatre, with a variety of unexpected venues from the wine country of Paso Robles to the seaside towns of Avila Beach and Pismo Beach.

Jeff Bridges to Receive San Luis Obispo International Film Festival’s Career Achievement Award

Jeff Bridges to Receive San Luis Obispo International Film Festival’s Career Achievement Award

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The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (SLOIFF) announced that actor Jeff Bridges will be presented with the 20th Anniversary King Vidor Award at the upcoming festival taking place March 5 to 9th, 2014.  On Saturday, March 8 at the Fremont Theatre in San Luis Obispo, former King Vidor Award recipient James Cromwell will present the award followed by a conversation with Jeff Bridges, and a screening of one of his films.

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival to Open with Documentary “STARRING ADAM WEST”

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival to Open with Documentary “STARRING ADAM WEST”

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The 20th San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (SLOIFF) scheduled for March 5 to 9, 2014, will open with STARRING ADAM WEST, a new documentary by director, James Tooley. STARRING ADAM WEST tells the story of a Hollywood survivor, a family man, and the loyal fans who will stop at nothing to see their super hero justly rewarded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Adam West will be at the screening for a Q&A and will receive the Festival’s Spotlight Award. 

For 20th Anniversary, San Luis Obispo International Film Festival to Highlight Movies Made in San Luis Obispo

For 20th Anniversary, San Luis Obispo International Film Festival to Highlight Movies Made in San Luis Obispo

California Dreaming at San Luis Obispo International Film Festival's 20th Anniversary

In honor of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival‘s 20th Anniversary next year, the SLOIFF will celebrate by screening Hollywood movies that have been made in San Luis Obispo County over the past 90 years. SLO County on the Silver Screen will present a wide variety of notable films, and screen each in the part of the County they were principally filmed in. The series will begin in August and run through the next Festival, scheduled for March 5-9, 2014.

2011 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival report another record-breaking year + Winners

2011 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival report another record-breaking year + Winners

The 17th San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (SLOIFF) which ran March 9 – 13, 2011 announced that it had another outstanding year, surpassing income and attendance goals. Festival Director, Wendy Eidson, is delighted with the growth in ticket and pass sales, which topped last years sales by over 40%. “Early numbers are indicating that we have well surpassed our festival income goals, as well as having increased the number of attendees, both local and […]

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival will present the 2011 King Vidor Award to Greg Kinnear

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival will present the 2011 King Vidor Award to Greg Kinnear

The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (SLOIFF) announced that the 2011 King Vidor Award for Career Achievement will be presented to actor Greg Kinnear. The 2010 King Vidor Award recipient Alan Arkin will present the award, on Saturday, March 12 at the Fremont Theatre in downtown San Luis Obispo, immediately following the Independent Film Awards which begin at 6pm. Academy Award® nominee and Emmy award winning actor Greg Kinnear will next appear in IFC […]

2011 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival Announces Special Guests and Program

2011 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival Announces Special Guests and Program

The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (SLOIFF) announced its slate of films and events for the 17th annual Festival scheduled to take place in San Luis Obispo County, California, from Wednesday, March 9 to Sunday, March 13, 2011. This year, the Festival kicks off with a Sneak Preview event at the brand-new Galaxy Theatres in Atascadero, on Saturday, March 5th. Not only will the theatre be open to Festival attendees for the first time […]