FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 2014
When is the 2014 Sarasota Film Festival?
The 16th Annual Sarasota Film Festival will take place April 4-13, 2014.
When do you announce your films?
Our complete film program will be announced on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
How do I submit my film?
Submissions open September 3rd, 2103 and our late deadline is January 10, 2014. Visit our Submissions section for complete details.
Where should I stay when visiting The Sarasota Film Festival?
Visit our Plan Your Visit section for complete details!
How do I purchase tickets to films and events?
Tickets to all films and events will be available for purchase March 14, 2014. At that time, you may purchase online through this website or visit our box office, located in the lobby of the Regal Hollywood 20 Theater (1993 Main St., Sarasota) or call (941) 366-6200 or toll free at 1-866-575-FILM.
When are the box office hours?
March 14 - 30, 2014: 11am-6pm, Mon-Fri / Noon-5pm, Sat & Sun
March 31-April 4, 2014: 11am-8pm daily
April 5-13, 2014: 10am-10pm daily
Where are film screenings and events held?
Films are shown at Regal Hollywood 20 Theater (1993 Main St., Sarasota) with events at various locations around town. Check back in March for more information.
How much do film tickets cost?
Multiple ticketing options are available! Check back on March 15 to learn more about film packages and individual tickets.
What if there's a film I want to see and tickets are not available?
For films with limited space, we have a cash-only RUSH line. On a first-in-line basis, people in the RUSH line may be able to purchase seats that are open moments before the film begins.
How can I learn more about all of the SFF films and events?
Check back in March for our Festival overview page. You can also find more information in our film guide, which will be available on March 15. Check back to view the film guide online, or pick it up at our box office or at one of our many local business partners throughout Sarasota.
Does SFF offer any programs for students?
Yes! Our Education Department produces several programs for students in elementary school through college, all provided at no cost to the students.
Can I volunteer to work at the Sarasota Film Festival?
Absolutely! Our volunteer work force is key to the success of festival. Find out more information about volunteering by clicking here.
Can I earn service hours for volunteering?
For sure. Speak to the volunteer coordinator when you apply.
I want to help The SFF, but don't have time to volunteer. What can I do?
The Sarasota Film Festival is a 501c(3) non-profit organization. You can help keep our education programs free by making a tax-deductible donation to our Education Department here. You can also support SFF by becoming a member or sponsor.
Is this the best week of the year in Sarasota?
Most definitely. Join us to find out why. Click here for all the details on this year's Festival.