SLO Film Fest now accepting youth films for 2017 Festival

Filmmakers of Tomorrow (39 of 58)Our Filmmakers of Tomorrow Showcase competition is now open for submissions for the March 2017 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival! Youth filmmakers all over the world, aged 18 and under, are invited to submit their short films (10 min. or less) to the competition. There is no entry fee. This competition is ONLY for youth filmmakers though. College students must submit to either the George Sidney competition or if residents of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara or Monterey County, the Central Coast Filmmaker competition.

For information about the Filmmakers of Tomorrow Showcase, click here! For information about our other two competitions, click here.

Youth films will be accepted up to January 5th, 2017 and all other submissions must be received by November 30, 2016.

We look forward to watching your films soon, and sharing the selected ones with our enthusiastic audiences in March 2017! They’re eligible for cash prizes too!

Any questions? Email us at

Wendy Eidson
SLO Film Fest Director