Recent SBIFF Stories
Big crew led by Brooks and SBCC students hit various sacred locations in SBIFF competition. Read story.
Experienced acting team set Casablanca in Santa Barbara for SBIFF competition. Read story.
Our SBIFF veteran tells you why the blogging panel sucked. Read story.
Talking with the director of this short animated film based on the popular children's book. Read story.
An interview with director John Klein on his documentary about local environmental educators. Read story.
Our critic checks out Benavides Born and Darwin. Read story.
An interview with director Johanna Demetrakas about her documentary about a celebrated Buddhist master known for his drinking and sex life. Read story.
An interview with director Joshua Pomer on his critically acclaimed surf documentary. Read story.
An interview with John Brooks on his documentary about the Channel Islands. Read story.
An interview with the film’s writer, director, and star Jamil Smith. Read story.
The documentary Finding Kind shines a light on the all-too common emotional and physical bullying that goes on in “Girl World.” Read story.
SBIFF premiere demonstrates potential of director Ricky Fosheim and others. Read story.
Our critic runs down some SBIFF entries from Central Asia, Eastern Europe, and a trippy one from Canada. Read story.
Oscar nominee John Hawkes to receive Virtuoso Award. Read story.
True Grit’s pint-sized powerhouse is now an Oscar nominee. Read story.