It’s beginning to look a lot like…the holidays!

2013 fremont full colorWhile you’re rushing around, checking lists twice and still trying to come up with the perfect gift for that one friend or relative who has everything…..don’t forget that the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival is only 2 1/2 months away and a Film Festival Pass makes a great gift!

Click here to purchase a Festival Pass for a lucky person on your list! We’ll send a gift certificate to them right away, redeemable in February when we announce our program for the March 6-10 Festival. Passes are still discounted until Dec. 31st, so while you’re at it, get yourself one too!

PrintThe SLOIFF is very thankful for the support of our “family” of loyal sponsors and donors who keep the Festival happening year after year. Film sponsorships are still available. Please contact me at festivaldirector at if you’d like to hear about some of the films available to sponsor now, before our program is announced. If you’re an athlete or sports fan, we’ve probably got a movie for you!

MEHC Renewables LLCSpecial thanks to MidAmerican Solar and First Solar who are collaborating on a $10,000 donation to sponsor the 2013 King Vidor & Independent Film Awards!

And major thanks to the Avila Beach Community Foundation and the Avila Beach Tourism Alliance for their support totaling $8000, allowing us to have a brand new venue at the Avila Beach Community Center, purchase projection equipment for it, and promote the heck out of it!

James Cromwell, Alan Arkin & Norman Jewison share stories at the 2010 King Vidor Awards Night

James Cromwell, Alan Arkin & Norman Jewison share stories at the 2010 King Vidor Awards Night

I hope you’re enjoying all the great movies in the theatres right now! Congrats to 2010 King Vidor Award recipient, Alan Arkin, on his SAG and Golden Globe nominations for his stellar performance in ARGO!

Have a wonderful holiday!

Wendy Eidson
SLOIFF Festival Director