Since 2012 the Sun Valley Film Festival has invited fans and filmmakers to America’s first ski resort to celebrate the magic of storytelling. The year-round Sun Valley Film Initiative develops professionals and Illuminates the process of filmmaking, propelling emerging voices with grants and education. Every spring the Festival celebrates with a slate of cutting-edge films and TV premieres, industry panels, engaging Coffee Talks with entertainment luminaries, a Screenwriters Lab led by award-winning writers, and a series of parties culminating with the spectacular SVFF Awards Bash. SVFF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.
With its stunning mountain setting and unprecedented access to the film industry’s on and off-screen talent, the Sun Valley Film Festival has become known for curating intimate conversations between filmmakers, writers, actors and audiences.
The Sun Valley Film Festival attracts an affluent culture-seeking and active audience. Attendance over five days is close to 4000, a sweet spot to cultivate and preserve an intimate and exceptional experience. Our audience is made up of filmmakers and industry insiders from LA, NY and a growing number of regional attendees, and Sun Valley residents and second home owners.