Sonoma County Student Film Festival

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Getting into a film festival is a great way for students to boost their resume and/or college applications! Watch this short video about our festival and program at SRJC to learn more.  

There are no fees to apply (you don’t find that in many film festivals!) and accepted films are also considered to screen at the prestigious Film Fest Petaluma at the Mystic Theater in May.  

Films submitted must have been made within the last two years, be less than 15 minutes in length and had a Sonoma County student involved in the production. Anyone in the production may submit the film (not just the director) and both fiction and non-fiction works are eligible. The window for submission for the Sonoma County Student Film Festival closes on March 1st.  

Film submission must be made via Film Freeway:  

You are invited to attend the 15th Annual Sonoma County Student Film Festival!

You are invited to attend and view Sonoma County student short films for the 15th annual student film festival. Select films will be shown to the public and will be followed by a Q & A. More details in coming months.

For more information about Sonoma County Student Film Festival, join us on Film Freeway

The Sonoma County Student Film Festival was initiated 15 years ago by then Student Government President, Amanda Swan, and launched at SRJC Petaluma. The Sonoma County Film Festival (SCSFF) encourages students to build academic and professional connections with their peers and community. And it strives to connect and introduce student filmmakers within the community to our own Film Studies and Digital Filmmaking programs here at SRJC.  

Featured filmmakers receive passes to attend the Film Fest Petaluma, Sonoma County’s premiere international short films festival.  This program is the result of collaboration between the SRJC Student Life and Communication Studies departments.


The Sonoma County Student Film Festival relies on the support of our community to continue running each year. Show your support through a donation to our program!

Please click here to donate and fill out the online form following the example below.


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