Teddy Grennan and Candice Pate

Teddy Grennan, executive director, and Candice Pate, director, are the leaders of the Sun Valley Film Festival.

The Sun Valley Film Festival is a celebration like no other—one that integrates the art of film with our unique mountain culture over five unforgettable days of film screenings, panels and special events.

FESTIVAL 411

Festival HQ at the Warfield

Presented by Nat Geo WILD.

280 North Main St., Ketchum.

Hours: Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

    Insiders, Festival and Party pass-holders are treated to exclusive benefits as they relax and mingle at the HQ, located at the Warfield. Enjoy engaging panels with complimentary lunch and libations and chat with filmmakers between events and screenings.

SVFF Box Office Loft

211 North Main St., Ketchum (upstairs at Café Artois).

Hours: Monday-Tuesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-noon.

    The Box Office is your venue to pick up passes, purchase individual tickets and ask questions about films, filmmakers and events. New this year, Sun Valley Life Real Estate operates as the official concierge.

Café Artois at SVFF

211 North Main St., Ketchum (formerly Cornerstone Bar and Grill).

Hours: Thursday, 2 p.m.-noon; Friday, 2 p.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m.-noon.

    Adjacent to the Ford Cinetransformer, Café Artois is a unique, open-access lounge that is home to the Women in Film Celebration, private events and other special gatherings. And don’t forget to join us for Après Stella with complimentary Stella Artois and Stella Cidre and a live DJ (Thursday-Friday, 7-9 p.m.).

Ford Cinetransformer

Second Street between Washington and Main (next to Festival Box Office).

    The festival’s most unique screening venue is back! Be sure to catch a film in the Ford Cinetransformer, located next to the Box Office. Please be sure to patronize our neighbors LuluLemon and Sushi on Second, and thank them!

SVFF App

Presented by Cox Communications.

    The SVFF App is your one-stop shop for festival maps, a detailed schedule and the newest festival updates. Be sure to download free for iPhone and Android in the app store.

Passes

    Insiders, Festival, Film and Party pass-holders receive priority access to all events over individual ticket holders. Passes can be purchased online or in person at the Box Office. All passes must be picked up at the Box Office.

Tickets

    Tickets can be purchased online or at the Box Office. Individual tickets purchased online can be redeemed at the venue or picked up in person at the Box Office. Limited individual tickets will be sold (cash only) at the theaters before screenings, if available.

INSIDERS PASS—$1,000

The All-Inclusive Festival Experience.

First Priority Admission* to: Insiders First Look Cocktail Reception (by invitation), Festival Opening Party (by invitation), unlimited films, Screenwriters Lab, the Film Lab, Coffee Talks, Current Conversations, The Pitch, The Score, Thursday night “Sorry I Like to Party” Party, Friday night Pioneer Party, Saturday night SVFF Awards Bash, and Festival HQ access to Salon Talks with industry insiders, Lunch on Your Lap, complimentary wine, beer and spirits.

THE FESTIVAL PASS—$500

The Ultimate in Festival Access.

First Priority Admission* to: unlimited films, Screenwriters Lab, the Film Lab, Coffee Talks, Current Conversations, The Pitch, The Score, Thursday night “Sorry I Like to Party” Party, Friday night Pioneer Party, Saturday night SVFF Awards Bash, and Festival HQ access to Salon Talks with industry insiders, Lunch on Your Lap, complimentary wine, beer and spirits.

THE FILM PASS—$150

The Film Lover’s Passport.

Second Priority Admission** to: unlimited films, Screenwriters Lab, the Film Lab, Coffee Talks, Current Conversations, The Pitch.

THE PARTY PASS—$200 ***

The Social Solution.

Second Priority Admission** to: Current Conversations, The Pitch, The Score, Thursday night “Sorry I Like to Party” Party, Friday night Pioneer Party, Saturday night SVFF Awards Bash, and Festival HQ access to Salon Talks with industry insiders, Lunch on Your Lap, complimentary wine, beer and spirits.

The Fine Print

    * Insiders and Festival pass-holders are part of the first group admitted to the venue, but must arrive 30 minutes prior to screenings, events and parties to take advantage of the priority access before all other entrants.

    ** Film Pass and Party pass-holders are part of the second group admitted into the venue, but must arrive 30 minutes prior to screenings, events and parties to take advantage of the priority access before individual ticket entrants.

    *** All festival parties are 21-plus events.

Individual ticket pricing

  • Individual film screenings: $10.
  • The Film Lab: $10.
  • Screenwriters Lab: $10.
  • The Pitch, Coffee Talks, Current Conversations: Free. Insiders, Festival and Film pass-holders receive priority access.
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