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 2018 San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
August 24-26, 2018

Schulman Auditorium (1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, Ca 92011)
Senior Center( 799 Pine Avenue Carlsbad, CA 92008)
Howard Brubeck Theatre (1140 West Mission Road; San Marcos, CA 92069)
The Links at Summerly Golf Course (29381 Village Pkwy,Lake Elsinore, CA92530) 

The 2017 SDIKFF Events:

This year, the SDIKFF will screen over 150+ films from 30+ countries. American filmmakers as well as film delegations from China, Korea,Taiwan,Canada, Mexico, Russia, Japan, India, France, UK, Germany 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, as the regular program, the 2017SDIKFF will host Opening Night Gala, Culture Forums, Industrial Panel Discussions,Screenplay showcase and Red Carpet AwardCeremony. This year, the SDIKFF will add Family Film Market, cultural fashion competition and live broadcasting the award ceremony in to the three day festival. 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.

Industry Panels Cultural Events

2017 SDIKFF " Pitch & Catch " Panel

2017 SDIKFF " Screenplay for worldwide Audience " Panel

2017 SDIKFF " Co-Production With China" Panel

2017 SDIKFF " Distribution Innovation" Panel

2017 SDIKFF "Family Film Market"

2017 "Screenplay Show Case "Live Performance

Opening Gala 

Reception Gala

Cultural Fashion Competition

The Red Carpet Fashion Show

The 2017 SDIKFF Award Ceremony

2017 SDIKFF Film Jury
2017 SDIKFF Art Jury

   The 2017 San Diego International Kids Film Festival Program Book is here 



The followings are clips for the 2017 SDIKFF events



Management Team:

Sherwood Jones
Lynn Tang
Lee Mariano
Lucy Zheng
Ivy Li
Ni Huang
Yuan Li
Ebony McFarland

Screenplay Show Case:
Geoffrey A. Cox
David Sun
Deborah Zimmer

Film Jury:
Ms.Jeri Jacquin
Ms.Marte Riley
Mr.James Riley
Mr.Robert Cox
Mr.Michael Matteo Rossi;
Mr.Ewart Chin
Mr.Mark Stephen Terry

St Culture Advocacy

SD chinese press

San Deigo 6 CW   Stay Turned TV
National TV
Tlemundo 52
CCTV International
Phoenix TV
Cox Cable
Tubefilter TV
Tlemundo 62


UT San Diego
EDI media
China People
San Diego Magazine
WE Chinese

Xinhua News Agency
Chinese Daily News
Chinese Business News
World Journal
Yangzhi News
Xingmin Evening News
San Valley News
We Chinese Weekend
Singtao News
China Press

Festival Partners:
Universe Multicultural Film Festival

Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival

Epic ACG Fest

Art Jury CommitteeTammie Starr
Tammie Starr
Huang He,
Han-Ki Kim;
Rachelle Casillas,
Aditya Sharma


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.   

@2017 San Deigo International Kids' Film Festival