SBIFF by the Numbers

Counting the Film Fest's Important Digits

75,000 Estimated Total Attendees

50,000 Audience Choice Award Ballots Counted DESIGN ELEMENT: [Pick your favorite film by marking your vote on The Santa Barbara Independent-sponsored ballots after every film!]

8,000 Attendees at Free Applebox Screenings DESIGN ELEMENT: [Despicable Me 2, Feb. 1; Monsters University, Feb. 2; Frozen, Feb. 8; The Croods, Feb. 9; all 10 a.m. at Arlington Theatre.]

4,000 Students at Mike’s Field Trip to The Movies

3,300 Total Films Screened by SBIFF Staff

700 SBIFF Volunteers

320 Expected Screenings

190 Total Films

160 Filmmakers in Town

109 Submissions to the 10-10-10 Competition

40+ Academy Award Nominees in Attendance

36 Film Feast Restaurants

35 U.S. Premieres

24 World Premieres

16 Film Feast Hotels

2 Actors from The Karate Kid

1 Roger Durling


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