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, 2019 at the Ricochet Event Center in Imperial. The Film Festival is a juried exhibition of works by student and independent filmmakers who live/lived, attended school - or work in Imperial County, Yuma and Mexicali. The artist showcase will display works by featured local artists.

Film entries are now being accepted in the following categories: 1) Short Films* 2) Documentary/Historical* 3) Music Videos* 4) Animation* (*Entries must be 30 minutes or less). Submissions must be delivered via DropBox or YouTube/Vimeo link. Email download link to:

Submission deadline is Friday, September 6, at 4:00 pm.

Submission fee is $40 per entry.

Entry application, rules and guidelines available  HERE.

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 choice as Hollywood’s backdrop. Please join us for this fun and festive event as we celebrate film and the arts in Imperial County. Purchase your tickets today!