Events

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

Join us for our next webinar - Visual Design & Filmmaking. This webinar will cover topics ranging from art department composition, duties and coordination with various departments including director/DP, wardrobe and locations. Aimed at the independent filmmaker, time will also be spent addressin...Read more

Now Accepting Entries for a Virtual Film Festival - Drama

Thursday, May 20th, 2021 – Saturday, July 3rd, 2021

The Imperial County Film Commission is proud to host a series of virtual film festivals. These festivals, each focusing on a unique genre of filmmaking and storytelling, are designed to encourage filmmakers, their craft and provide an audience for their work. Each festival will be available for ever...Read more

Happening Now - Virtual Music Video Film Festival

Thursday, May 20th, 2021 – Saturday, May 22nd, 2021

The Imperial County Film Commission is proud to announce the winners of our first in a series of virtual film festivals. This first festival, which will be available to view free online from May 15-22, focuses on the energy, fun and craft of Music Videos. Ten (10) submissions were accepted for adjud...Read more

The Dos & Don'ts of Film Permits is designed to educate independent film makers on the film permit process and the necessity of production insurance. Dan Taylor, President of Inland Empire Film Services, and Charla Teeters, Film Commissioner for Imperial County, with their over 30 years of c...Read more