Events

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

Now Accepting Entries for a Virtual Film Festival - Music Videos

Thursday, April 1st, 2021 – Friday, April 30th, 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

8th Annual Imperial Valley Film Festival

Friday, October 18th, 2019

The Curtain Is Set To Open For The 8th Annual Imperial Valley Film Festival and Artist Showcase The Imperial County Film Commission announced today that tickets are now on sale for the 8th Annual Imperial Valley Film Festival. The event will take place on Friday, October 18, from 5pm-10pm at t...Read more

Deadline Extended Imperial Valley Film Festival and Artist Showcase Call for Entries

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 – Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Announcing the 8th Annual Imperial Valley Film Festival and Artist Showcase, Call for Entries The Imperial County Film Commission would like to announce dates for its 8th Annual Imperial Valley Film Festival and Artist Showcase. The film festival and showcase will be held on Friday, October 18,...Read more

A Night at the Oscars

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Join the Imperial County Film Commission for A Night at the Oscars. This event will be a celebration of filming in our area and the economic benefits to the County of such activities. Imperial County has a long and storied history with both big and small screens and continues to be a popular ch...Read more

7th Annual Imperial Valley Film Festival & Artist Showcase

Friday, October 19th, 2018 – Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Dates Friday, October 19, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm and Saturday, October 20, from 9:00am to 10:00pm. Where The Festival will take place at the Imperial Valley Mall. The art gallery and workshops will be held in the PacSun retail space near the food court and movies will be screened at the Cin...Read more