January 14, 2020
“Sun Valley Film Festival Celebrates the Magic of Storytelling”
Since 2012 the Sun Valley Film Festival has invited fans and filmmakers to America’s first ski resort, Sun Valley, Idaho, to celebrate the magic of storytelling. The ninth annual Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF), presented by Ford, will take place March 18-22, 2020, bringing together filmmakers, fans and top industry special guests for an unforgettable weekend of intimate talks and panels, film screenings, competitions and parties in a spectacular setting.
With a nod to Sun Valley’s rich cinematic history, festival goers get to experience film and TV premieres, industry panels, engaging programs like The Film Lab and Screenwriters Lab, both presented by Variety, Coffee Talks, NatGeo Salon Talks, NatGeo Wild to Inspire Short Film contest, awards presentations and a series of parties culminating with the SVFF Awards Bash. With over 4,000 yearly attendees, SVFF is quickly becoming known as the Festival for Filmmakers: a boutique event beloved by film fans and auteurs alike. Festival sponsors include National Geographic, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Variety.
Past festival guests have included Clint Eastwood, Jodie Foster, Oliver Stone, Gwyneth Paltrow, Bruce Dern, Geena Davis, Meg Ryan, Aaron Paul, Chelsea Handler, Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass, Kate Bosworth, Allison Williams, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and many others. 2020 SVFF specials guests will be announced soon.
“We are a small but impactful film festival, one that has fast become a favorite of filmmakers and film fans. What really sets this Festival apart is our low-key vibe, our innovative programs that foster the art of storytelling and the unmatched opportunities that attendees have to learn from the best in the business,” remarked SVFF founder and executive Teddy Grennan.
For those who want to hit the slopes in-between the film screenings and events, Sun Valley’s spring ski deals and special festival lodging rates at area properties are just the ticket.
SVFF information and pass sales at www.sunvalleyfilmfestival.org
Get details on Festival lodging specials at www.sunvalleyfilmfestival.org/travel-lodging/
About the Sun Valley Film Festival & Sun Valley Film Initiative
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. Each March, 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. The 2020 SVFF will be held March 18-22. SVFF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Learn more at sunvalleyfilmfestival.org.
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