Events

View the Filmmakers' Choice Film Festival

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 – Saturday, January 29th, 2022

Imperial County Film Commission Announces Winners of Its Virtual Film Festival The Imperial County Film Commission is proud to announce the winners of its fifth in a series of virtual film festivals. This festival was open to all genres of filmmaking and six entries were received, accepted for ad...Read more

Call For Entries - Filmmakers' Choice Virtual Film Festival

Tuesday, December 21st, 2021 – Monday, January 10th, 2022

The Imperial County Film Commission is proud to host the next in a series of virtual film festivals. Past festivals have focused on the storytelling of music videos, drama, horror, and the comedy genres. The upcoming festival is all about choice and showcasing the passion of local filmmakers. There...Read more

Virtual Film Festival: Comedy Happening Now!

Monday, November 22nd, 2021 – Monday, November 29th, 2021

The Imperial County Film Commission is proud to announce the winners of its fourth in a series of virtual film festivals. This festival focused on the laughs and smiles generated by the comedy genre. Eleven entries were received, accepted for adjudication and considered for judging. The winners a...Read more

Call for Entries - Virtual Comedy Film Festival

Monday, October 25th, 2021 – Monday, November 15th, 2021

The Imperial County Film Commission is proud to host the next in a series of virtual film festivals. Past festivals have focused on the storytelling of music videos, drama shorts and the horror genre. The next festival will be all about bringing the laughs! Call for Entries is now open through No...Read more

Watch the Virtual Horror Film Festival Today!

Friday, October 8th, 2021 – Saturday, October 16th, 2021

The Imperial County Film Commission is proud to announce the winners of its third in a series of virtual film festivals. This festival focused on the thrills and chills of the short format horror genre. Seven entries were received, accepted for adjudication and considered for judging. The winners...Read more

Virtual Film Festival: Horror Enter Today!

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 – Saturday, September 25th, 2021

The Imperial County Film Commission is proud to host the next in a series of virtual film festivals. Past festivals have focused on the storytelling of music videos and drama shorts, with the next festival, just in time for Halloween, will focus on the horror genre. Call for Entries is now open t...Read more

Screenwriting Virtual Workshop

Saturday, August 21st, 2021

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, the Imperial County Film Commission will host the fourth in a series of virtual educational webinars: Screenwriting For Independent Filmmakers. The webinar is free and open to the public. Vincent Sassone, Independent filmmaker, director, screenwriter and adjunct prof...Read more

Virtual Film Festival: Drama

Saturday, July 17th, 2021 – Saturday, July 24th, 2021

The Imperial County Film Commission is proud to announce the winners of its second in a series of virtual film festivals. This festival focuses on the mood and storytelling of short format dramas. Eleven entries were received, accepted for adjudication and consideration for judging. The winners w...Read more

Interview: Joseph Shelton

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

Watch as we have a discussion with Joseph about his acting career and experience in making the "Awkward Pringles Scorching" campaign....Read more

Free Webinar - Locations Done Right

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, the Imperial County Film Commission will host its third in a series of virtual educational webinars: Locations Done Right. The webinars are free and open to the public. The Film Commission has tapped JJ Levine to lead this discussion as her resume includes extensive ex...Read more