2015 SVFF Vision Award Winner

Film submissions for the
2016 Sun Valley Film Festival
are now closed.

October 16th,
November 20th,
December 11th,
WAB extended
January 8th,

* Submissions should be RECEIVED by deadline, not postmarked.
* Filmmakers are encouraged to submit as early as possible.
* Feature length films currently available to the public on DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, that have had significant television play, or currently in wide theatrical release will not accepted.

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Screenwriters Lab High Scribe Competition

The Sun Valley Film Festival welcomes the Academy Award ® nominated writers of Dallas Buyers Club, Melisa Wallack and Craig Borten, to host the second annual Sun Valley Screenwriters Lab. Participants will hear Wallack and Borten speak candidly about their careers, the making of their film, and field questions about the trade. The Lab’s screenplay competition, The High Scribe, returns with Jim Burke, Oscar nominated producer of The Descendants, as this year’s judge. The winner will have their script’s title and log line listed with on-line script sharing site, InkTip . The competition’s three finalists will be awarded lodging and passes to the film festival and have the unique opportunity for a one-on-one discussion of their script with Academy Award ® winning writer of The King’s Speech, David Seidler. Submit your best work and join us in March. Submit to Sun Valley Screenwriters Lab SUBMISSION DEADLINES January 21, 2014

InkTip Banner for SVFF

InkTip Banner for SVFF


Wild To Inspire

National Geographic, African Wildlife Foundation, and the Sun Valley Film Festival are sending the winner of their film competition, Wild to Inspire, to Africa for a study in filmmaking and wildlife with Emmy Award-winning cinematographer, Bob Poole. The competition is now open. For more information or to submit go to: Wild to Inspire