2015 San Diego International Kids' Film Festival August 28-30, 2015
Schulman Auditorium (1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, Ca 92011) SDPL Point Loma/Hervey Branch ( 3701 Voltaire St, San Diego, CA 92107) American Spirit Theater (1868 East Valley Parkway, Escondido CA 92027)
Mission Statement: The San Diego International Kid's Film Festival promotes the idea of entertainment with education. Supported by many across the world, the festival supports the entertainment and education industries by showcasing international films, and gives young, aspiring filmmakers a channel to communicate to an international community. The resulting collaboration produces a unique multi-cultural experience, engaging young viewers with positive media, as a diverse education.
The 2015 SDIKFF Events:
This year, the SDIKFF will screen over 100+ films from 30+ countries. American filmmakers as well as film delegations from China, Korea, Taiwan, Canada, and many more, will appear at the event.
With goals to promote positive educational impact on children and the youth, the San Diego International Kid’s Film Festival actively supports innovative films made by filmmakers from around the globe. In addition to the film screenings, the 2015 SDIKFF will host an Opening Night Gala, Culture Forums, Industrial Panel Discussions, and an Award Ceremony. These events will help to facilitate interactions between filmmakers and the local students. Students and audiences will critique the films after each screening, and volunteer interpreters will assist with non-English speaking filmmakers at all events. The Cultural Forum events will focus on topics such as film production in different countries and cultural contexts. The film juries consist of an outstanding committee of industry personnel. There will also be film distributors present at the festival to secure other desired material.
Film Jury: Mr.Tim Swain Mr.Kevin Tostado Mr.Jonathan LaPoma Ms. Jeri Jacquin Ms.Marte Riley Mr. Karl Weiss Ms.Ping Jiang Ms. Judy Green Mr.James Riley Mr. Ron Shaw Ms.Robin Garland Mr.Giovanni Tartaglia
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