Complete 2012 SBIFF Coverage

Short Takes

The social justice films, 10-10-10 competition, kid's movies, and more are covered in brief. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Winning with Beginners

Christopher Plummer garners the Modern Master Award for his role in the Mike Mills film based on a true Santa Barbara story. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Film Fest Refigured

How the 2012 Santa Barbara International Film Festival went from near disaster to fresh vision. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Viola Davis Becomes a Star

“It's a bit crazy,” said Viola Davis. “It's award season, and so there is a lot of hoopla and hysteria.” Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Lawrence Kasdan on Darling Companion and More

An interview with the director of The Big Chill, whose new film stars Kevin Kline and Diane Keaton and kicks off SBIFF 2012. Read story.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Santa Barbara Film Fest Unveils Program

The 2012 installment of the SBIFF features world premiere opening night film. Read story.

Monday, January 9, 2012

SBIFF 2012 Unveils Slate

On Thursday morning, Roger Durling announced new sidebars and a list of honored “virtuosos” for this month's film fest. Read story.

Friday, January 6, 2012

More SBIFF Announcements

The film fest announced that Christopher Plummer will be honored with the Modern Master Award and that the opening night film will be Darling Companion. Read story.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Martin Scorsese Coming to SBIFF

The film fest announced on Monday that the famed director will be honored on January 30 with American Riviera Award. Read story.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Getting Ready for SBIFF 2012

Viola Davis and the cast of The Artist have already been announced as honorees for next year’s film fest. Read story.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Michael Douglas Honored with Dad's Award

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival celebrated the Douglas clan on Thursday, October 13, at the Biltmore’s Coral Casino. Read story.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Michael Douglas Honored by SBIFF

Twice honored with the Oscar, Michael Douglas will be at the Four Seasons in Montecito on Thursday, October 13 to accept his first Kirk — the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s Annual Award for Excellence in Film. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2011
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