The SLO Film Fest is now accepting new films for 2018!

Click to submit on either Withoutabox or Film Freeway for our George Sidney Independent Film Competition or our Central Coast Filmmakers Showcase, for California Central Coast filmmakers only.

We also have a youth competition open to young filmmakers high school aged and younger. Please submit your film by filling out the application you’ll find on this page – Filmmakers of Tomorrow Showcase 2018

Check out our brand new sizzle reel produced by Kyle and Carlos Plummer, multiple award-winning filmmakers in our Filmmakers of Tomorrow and Central Coast Filmmakers Showcase competitions!

Read Max Weinstein’s article about his visit to the March 2017 SLO Film Fest in the Summer issue of MovieMaker Magazine: “It’s Quaint at First Glance, But SLO Has a Lot Going On”

To see photos from the 2017 SLO Film Fest, go to our Facebook page and you’ll see albums with lots of highlights. Please share! Thank you to our Festival photographers Johannes Beals and Molly Kiely! And our video team, Carlos and Kyle Plummer!


Please support the 2018 SLO Film Fest…where Movies Matter!
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