Skip to Content

special events

Join San Diego’s growing film industry!

We are revitalizing film, television, and new media production in the region through increasing networking, employment, funding, distribution, and educational opportunities.

Header Image

Image 2
Image 3
Image 4
Image 5

Our Events

San Diego Film Awards

Happening in the spring, the San Diego Film Awards is a 7X Emmy-nominated televised awards show on KPBS and live annual event that honors the achievements of local filmmakers at all levels: students, independent creators, and seasoned professionals.

Event Image

Film Summit

Taking place in early fall, Film Summit is a comprehensive series that dives into the world of cinema. Learn more at panels and workshops focusing on everything from screenwriting to post-production, featuring industry professionals.

Event Image

San Diego Film Week

Happening in late fall, San Diego Film Week is a countywide celebration promoting the diverse filmmakers, actors, film festivals, production companies, studios, schools, artists and creatives that make up the San Diego film industry.

Event Image


GI Film Festival San Diego

The GI Film Festival San Diego is a multi-day showcase of films for, by, and about military and veteran experiences.

Small Image 1

KPBS Explore Local Content Project

KPBS Explore Local Content Project sends out a community-wide call for the next big content idea and will pledge seed funding to the most promising proposals

How to get Involved

Join our Crew Database

Unlock exciting opportunities in the world of movies, TV, commercials, and new media projects! Join our Crew database.

Join our Actor Database

Want to be seen on screen? Join our Actor Database.

Join our Volunteer Production Assistant Database

Ready to take your first steps on a set? Join our Volunteer Production Assistant database.

Join our Presenter, Panelist or Instructor Database

Do you have something inspirational to say? Join our our Presenter, Panelist or Instructor database.

Sign up as a Volunteer or Intern

Want to serve the community? Join our Volunteer or Intern database to unlock exciting opportunities.

Join our Host Database

Do you have the interest and/or talent for hosting events? We are searching for dynamic and enthusiastic hosts to join our team for upcoming events.


Subscribe to our newsletter for exclusive updates about special local filmmaking events, deadlines, workshops, networking opportunities and more!

Keep in Touch Image