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TIFF 17 Reveals First Gala & Special Presentation Titles

TIFF 17 Reveals First Gala & Special Presentation Titles

Featuring premieres from filmmakers including Hany Abu-Assad, Haifaa Al Mansour, Darren Aronofsky, George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro, Richard Eyre, Stephen Frears,Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Greta Gerwig, Craig Gillespie, David Gordon Green, MahamatSaleh Haroun, Angelina Jolie, Anurag Kashyap, Mélanie Laurent, Sebastián Lelio, Ben Lewin, Martin McDonagh, Hansal Mehta, Olivier Nakache, Alexander Payne, Angela Robinson, Andy Serkis, Eric […]

LA Film Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup

LA Film Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup

37 World Premieres, 2 International Premieres, 9 North American Premieres chosen for U.S. Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, LA Muse & Nightfall Competitions LOS ANGELES — The LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that also produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, unveiled the official U.S. Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, LA Muse […]

2016 Maltin Modern Master Award Winner Johnny Depp

2016 Maltin Modern Master Award Winner Johnny Depp

By mid-day, the streets outside of the Arlington theater were already packed with fans anxiously awaiting the arrival of the recipient of this year’s Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s Maltin Modern Masters award, Johnny Depp. Johnny arrived in style and greeted his screaming fans on the Santa Barbara International Film Festival red carpet. Once backstage, […]

2016 SBIFF Virtuosos Award Tribute

2016 SBIFF Virtuosos Award Tribute

It was a busy night in Santa Barbara, as the 31st annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival feted its Virtuosos at the historical Arlington Theater. Elizabeth Banks, Paul Dano, O’Shea Jackson, Jr, Géza Röhrig, Jacob Tremblay, and Alicia Vikander took to the stage for discussions with moderator Dave Karger and to be presented with their […]

2016 SBIFF American Riviera Award Winners

2016 SBIFF American Riviera Award Winners

Excitement and anticipation abound Friday evening as Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams stormed the red carpet at the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara, CA for the American Riviera Awards at the 31st annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Rachel’s stunning Jonathan Simkhai gown dazzled the crowd as she got out of the car to sign […]

Terrence Malick’s KNIGHT OF CUPS Has US Premiere @ SBIFF

Terrence Malick’s KNIGHT OF CUPS Has US Premiere @ SBIFF

Super bowl Sunday was a big day for Santa Barbara’s film festival, with two free community screenings, multiple Q&As with up and coming as well as established filmmakers, and the U.S. premiere of Terrence Malick’s KNIGHT OF CUPS. The night concluded with a nearly packed house at the U.S. premiere of KNIGHT OF CUPS. Producer […]

2016 SBIFF Opening Night THE LITTLE PRINCE

2016 SBIFF Opening Night THE LITTLE PRINCE

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival kicked off its 31st year with the U.S. premiere of THE LITTLE PRINCE. The Dude, also known as Jeff Bridges, was joined by co-star Mackenzie Foy and director Mark Osborne with a rollicking crowd and hundreds of onlookers at Santa Barbara’s historic Arlington Theater. Bringing up the lights in […]

Carl Weathers To Present Sylvester Stallone w/ Montecito Award @ SBIFF

Carl Weathers To Present Sylvester Stallone w/ Montecito Award @ SBIFF

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Carl Weathers will present Sylvester Stallone with the prestigious Montecito Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, reuniting the two stars from the Oscar-winning Rocky. Stallone is receiving the award for his award-winning performance in Ryan Coogler’s hit film Creed. Given to a person in the entertainment industry who has […]

2016 SBIFF Honours Sylvester Stallone w/ Montecito Award

2016 SBIFF Honours Sylvester Stallone w/ Montecito Award

SANTA BARBARA, – The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Sylvester Stallone will receive their prestigious Montecito Award for his critically acclaimed role in Ryan Coogler’s Creed. Given to a person in the entertainment industry whose has made a great contribution to film, the award will be presented to him at a ceremony […]

31st Santa Barbara Int’l Outstanding Directors of the Year

31st Santa Barbara Int’l Outstanding Directors of the Year

SANTA BARBARA, CA – The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Lenny Abrahamson, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Tom McCarthy, Adam McKay and George Miller will receive the 2016 Outstanding Directors of the Year award. They will each be celebrated individually for their films ROOM, THE REVENANT, SPOTLIGHT, THE BIG SHORT and MAD MAX: FURY […]

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