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2023 Passes will be on sale soon! Check back for early-bird discounts and more. We can’t wait to see you next year!

ALL-ACCESS
MOVIE MOGUL PASS

$350 (Early Bird Discount)

Grants access for one person to all festival screenings; receptions; workshops; panels; special events, including red carpet events; and the Festival Lounge. Plus, full virtual access for one household from April 30 - May 7. Please note some events require an RSVP.

MOVIE STAR
PASS

$200 (Early Bird Discount)

Grants access for one person to all regular festival screenings, workshops, panels, and the Festival Lounge Monday through Friday during the day. Plus, full virtual access for one household from April 30 - May 7.  DOES NOT include access to special events and screenings.

ALL-ACCESS VIRTUAL
SLOFILMFEST@HOME PASS

$120

Can’t make the in-person screenings? Join us virtually for ENCORE WEEK from April 30 - May 7! The virtual pass grants access for one household to all virtual screenings throughout the week. Please note entire in-person program will not be available online. 

TICKET PACKAGES + INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

Ticket packages are a great and affordable way to enjoy the festival! You save on ticketing fees and can choose your tickets in an advance.

 Package fulfillment happens when our whole program goes live in March 2023.

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

$15 In Person / $12 Virtual

Grants access for one person to all festival screenings; receptions; workshops; panels; special events, including red carpet events; and the Festival Lounge. Plus, full encore virtual access for one household from April 30 - May 7.
Please note some events require an RSVP for entrance.

FAN PACK 4

$40

A four-ticket package redeemable for all regular screenings only at the
Fremont Theater.
Does NOT include special presentation screenings or events.
 You must select films in advance and have a ticket for a specific film for entry. Can be used by one individual or a group of individuals.

FAN PACK 6

$90

A six-ticket package redeemable for all regular screenings, either in-person or on the virtual platform. You must select films in advance and have a ticket for a specific film for entry. Does NOT include special presentation screenings or events. Can be used by one individual or a group of individuals.

TICKETING DETAILS & FAQ'S

Passes and ticket packages (like a Fan Pack 4) help save on transaction fees and give you savings if you want to see multiple films! 

IN-PERSON SINGLE TICKETS:
$15 General / $12 Student + Film Society

VIRTUAL TICKETS:
$12 General / $10 Student + Film Society

CLOSING NIGHT:
$15 General / $12 Student + Film Society / All passes accepted

AWARDS NIGHT GALA:
$25 General / $20 Student + Film Society

SPECIAL PRESENTATION FILMS:
$15 General / $12 Student + Film Society

SPECIAL EVENTS:
$25 General / $20 Student + Film Society

SURF NIGHT:
$45 General / $55 Large Vehicles / $40 Student + Film Society

PANELS: $5

If you received a VoucherAdmit 1Red Carpet or Gift Card these items are considered “EXTRAS.”

Extras live in your Elevent account which you can login into on the left hand corner of your screen. Once you’ve logged into your account you will see the available codes in your profile.

You can apply these codes in the “Extra Code” section when you are checking out. Still having trouble? Email our staff at info@slofilmfest.org for more information! Extras never expire!

View our How to Guide here

NOT SURE HOW TO FULFILL YOUR FAN PACK?
Follow our step by step guide here.

NOTE:
To see a short film, purchase a ticket to one of the shorts programs or one of the features that the short is playing with!

NOT A FAN OF PURCHASING ONLINE?
We will have a Festival HQ open during the month of the festival so that you can visit us in-person!

FESTIVAL HQ HOURS:
TO BE DETERMINED. Check back at a later date.

  • Make sure to arrive at least 35 minutes prior to all screenings to line up at the venue.
  • Passholders will be let in 30 minutes before the screening. All remaining passholders will be seated first-come, first-served with pre-sold ticket buyers 15 minutes before the screening start time.
  • All seating is general admission.
  • Bring your phone or printed ticket for scanning. Make sure to enlarge the barcode for volunteers to easily scan your ticket.
  • Screenings may include Q&A’s after the film with visiting filmmakers, these generally run no longer than 10 minutes! Don’t be afraid to ask questions!

Gifting has never been easier! Just add a pass or package to your cart and click the checkbox that says “Is this a gift?”

Follow instructions on how to send the gift directly!

All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.In the event of a cancellation for which there is no rescheduled date, a refund may be issued at the option of the management.

COVID – 19 NOTICE FOR IN-PERSON EVENTS:
By attending, you acknowledge the inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and there can be no guarantee that you will not be exposed to COVID-19 despite preventative measures taken. By attending the event or program you agree to assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. You agree to follow all SLO Film Fest procedures and practices related to COVID-19 or otherwise. You also agree to release, covenant not to sue, discharge, hold harmless, indemnify and defend SLO Film Fest, to the fullest extent allowable by law (including for ordinary negligence) its directors, employees, agents, contractors, insurers and affiliates, of all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating to attendance at SLO Film Fest events or programming.

Having trouble purchasing a pass or applying an extra? Not to worry, our friendly staff will help you navigate the process. Please email our staff at info@slofilmfest.org with your name, number and information. We will get back to you in the contact method you prefer!

We do our best to get back to you in a timely manner, but we are short staffed. Your patience is appreciated!

In light of current state and county guidelines, we will not check for proof of vaccination or negative test, but we do strongly suggest wearing masks when indoors and when not eating or drinking. Masks have been proven to greatly reduce the spread of the new COVID variants. If you aren’t feeling well or were exposed to COVID-19, we kindly ask that you stay home. We are offering a virtual festival, which is a great option if you’re not yet comfortable attending in-person events.

All staff and volunteers will be asked to wear masks and will be frequently washing hands. 

In addition:

  • Doors, seats and shared surfaces will be wiped/cleaned after use.
  • All venues’ HVAC systems meet current Cal/OSHA and EPA standards, based on our checks.
  • We are requesting out-of-town filmmakers and guests take a rapid antigen test upon arrival.
  • Social distancing will be maintained during Q&As and on Red Carpets


The SLO County Health Department is now offering free rapid antigen tests (results can take up to 30 minutes) followed by a PCR test. View our Community Testing SitesSLO County is now 67.3% fully vaccinated and experiencing low case counts. You can check up-to-date statistics here.

Please note these policies are subject to change.