Tickets 2024

TICKETS 2024

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Ticket prices have not increased for IMFF 2024. We hope you can share the festival with your friends who may really appreciate this incredible unique film festival.

The 13th annual International Mobile Film Festival celebrates the creativity and art of filmmaking with smartphone cameras. Founded in 2009, IMFF is the world’s first live event film festival dedicated to mobile phone movie making! Get inspired by amazing films shot with smartphones and make your own movie.

Immerse yourself in a world of creative art, watch award-winning films, network with the filmmakers, and create a masterpiece of your own! Unleash your inner director and join us at IMFF in our beautiful San Diego venue by the bay.

Tickets for IMFF 2024 are now on sale. Space is limited, so grab them below.

ADULT BOTH DAYS 2-Day Pass
YOUTH BOTH DAYS 2-Day Pass
ADULT SATURDAY ONLY
YOUTH SATURDAY ONLY
ADULT SUNDAY ONLY
YOUTH SUNDAY ONLY

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FRIDAY, APRIL 26: Kick Off Meet and Greet

Aaron Nabus and Erica “ET” Taylor meet during Kick Off Meet and Greet at Aquarius Bar & Grille, IMFF 2023. Photo credit: Joel Feria.

We kick off the festival with a meet and greet Friday, April 26 at 4PM at the Aquarius Bar and Grille by the bay. Filmmakers RSVP. Food not served after 8pm. Meet attending filmmakers!

Aquarius Bar & Grille: 1548 Quivira Way, Unit 5 San Diego, CA 92109 | Phone: +1 (619) 230-5790

SATURDAY, April 27: DAY ONE

10:00AM – 11:00AM: Welcome! Opening remarks and greetings.

11:00AM – 1:00PM: Introduction by filmmaker Sohibanoo Zolghadr, Feature Film “A Long Afternoon” followed by Q&A in person. Please silence your cameras/smartphones.

1:00PM – 1:30PM: Break for Snacks and Mingling.

1:30PM – 3:00PM:  First session Short Films Competition. Attending filmmakers will come up and take a bow and name their films, prior to the films showcase. Please silence your cameras/smartphones.

3:00PM – 4:00PM: Break for Lunch and Mingling. There are restaurants at the venue.

4:00PM – 5:30PM: Second Session Short Films. Includes Freaky Films at the end with notice. Please silence your cameras/smartphones.

5:30PM  – 5:45PM: Smartphone Photos Showcase Presentation with attending photographer, Vincenzo De Sio, from New York.

5:45PM – 6:30PM: Break for Snacks and Mingling.

6:30PM – 7PM: Rookie Films Short Session with Short 15 minute Q&A with three attending Rookie filmmakers. Please silence your cameras/smartphones.

7:00PM – 9:00PM: Introduction by filmmaker Ian Courtney, Feature Film “Movie Theater Massacre” followed by Q&A with filmmaker in person. Please silence your cameras/smartphones.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28: LAST DAY

12:00PM – 12:30PM: Welcome to the last day! Briefing and special last day opening.

12:30PM – 2:00PM: Q & A Panel All Short and Feature Filmmakers (not Rookies)

2:00PM – 2:30PM: Break for Snacks and Mingling.

2:30PM – 4:00PM: Mobile Filmmaking Workshop: Smartphone Live Action Filmmaking Workshop with Art School Dropouts founders Joey Min and Stephanie Pham. Bonus: “No Budget Zorro” action short film shot with iPhone.

Art School Dropouts is offering you a special price for their course at $99 for those who sign up on their website and use code: “IMFF2024” at checkout.

The code will expire Monday, April 29th at 11:59pm EST.

4:00PM – 5:00PM: Break for Snacks and Mingling.

5:00PM – 6:00PM: Special Live Recording! Susy Botello presents “SBP Podcast: Fade In To Film” Panel with Ryan McDonald, Joey Min and Levi Austin Morris.

6:00PM – 7:15PM: RED CARPET EXTRAVAGANZA! Sponsored by Science Fiction Coalition and Dude Vader.

Jennifer Zhang on the red carpet with Dude Vader. Photo credit: Dean Curry Photography.

7:15PM – 7:45PM: All Filmmakers Sunset Magic Hour Photo Session at Marina.

8:00PM – 9:30PM: Awards Ceremony, end remarks to the 13th Edition of International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego! Thank you to the judges!

Note: Participants attending the festival on all days may be asked to speak to attendees publicly, throughout the event depending on time and circumstances. We encourage engagement.

Some sessions and times are subject to change depending on unavoidable circumstances.

Tips for attendees and participants: Bring promotional cards to set on our “collaborators table.” We allow ample time for filmmakers and attendees to connect. Meet the attending filmmakers!

SPONSORS 2024:

FilmConvert | Zacuto | Swords & Circuitry Studios | Engraving Pros | Hall H Show Podcast | Science Fiction Coalition | A Pawsability 4 Veterans | Sevilla Portrait Studio | SBP Podcast

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