Welcome to the 2022 Coronado Film Festival!

Our 7th year is already shaping up to be an unforgettable festival.

Your Festival Experience Starts Here


San Diego, L.A. and surrounding cities are exploding with talented and creative professionals and we want YOU to be a part of our festival!

CIFF boasts one of the best networking opportunities for working professionals in the entertainment industry, whether it is in front of the camera or behind and anywhere in between; open to producers, directors, content creators, creative artists, screenwriters.  

A production is a community of collaborators… Join our Festival Community in November!


This all-inclusive badge is the best way to enjoy all the festival has to offer!

The easy, seamless festival experience!

Please note that *access does not guarantee entry, when required a reservation must be made in order to secure a seat. Reservations are open on a first come basis. Badge holders have early reservations status.

  • Early Reservations (pre-public)
  • Access to Films, Events & Parties, Panels, MasterLab Workshops
  • Priority Entry Line to films
  • Kick-Off BASH – Taste of the Festival
  • Opening Night Film + After Party 
  • The Jury Awards
  • Access to the Culinary Cinema Series
  • Entry to the Hospitality Lounge
  • Hosted Weekend Happy Hours (badge-holders only)
  • Morning Coffee
  • “Flash Your Pass” perks/discounts from Coronado retailers + restaurants


The industry badge includes all the perks of the Emerald badge but at a highly discounted rate.

  • Open to all working professionals in the entertainment, industry at all levels of production.
  • Open to current college film students (21+)
  • This badge is not for Media and Press

How to Qualify:

  • Credentials will be granted on an approval basis. 
  • $100.00 discount off of the retail value.
  • A voucher code will be sent upon approval. 
  • Please click below to verify industry credentials


ATTENDEES AND FILMMAKERS will be immersed over 5 days celebrating the colorful, rich experience of cinematic storytelling! We screen independent films, documentary and shorts alongside major studio and international premieres! Our Leonard Maltin Industry Tribute Awards Gala honors “above and below the line” talent whose contributions have have created the some of the most iconic films ever created!  Retrospectives honoring Coronado’s rich Hollywood history and cinema legends, Taste of the Fest Kick-Off BASH, Premieres, networking and mingling with industry luminaries. leaders and filmmakers. 

We honor independent filmmaker with coveted JURY CARD AWARDS and recognition and Audience Awards! 

2021 Screening Highlights: CIFF was proud to screen the Oscar-winning Doc. Short, Queen of Basketball, King Richard, PIG (Film Independent Award), 7 Days (Film Independent Award), C’mon C’mon, The Best Families (Las Mejores Familias), International, US and West Coast premieres including The Hill Where Lionesses Roar, ATLAS. 

Plan to join our Cinematic Celebration!


*Festival Badges do NOT include the Leonard Maltin Industry Tribute Award Gala.
*Access does not guarantee a seat – a reservation is required for all screenings, events, parties and will fill up on a first come basis.
*CIFF has a strict NO REFUND policy (this includes acts of God, nature and viruses)
*Transfers ARE allowed with approval from the CIFF Box office if you are unable to attend for any reason.

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