The 2013 San Francisco Frozen Film Festival will be held in San Francisco, July 11-14 2013


Our History

Submission Fees

Early Bird Submissions—Postmarked Before August 31st 2012:
General: $25.00
Students: $20.00

Main Submission Deadline—Postmarked August 31st 2012 to December 31st 2012:
General: $35.00
Students: $30.00

Late Submission Deadline— Postmarked Jan. 1st 2012 to March 31st 2013:
General: $45.00
Students: $40.00

Extended Submission Deadline— Postmarked April 1st 2013 to May 31st 2013:
General: $55.00
Students: $50.00

Submit on line:

Click here to apply online

Please send your submission on VHS or DVD/Blu-Ray to:
588 Sutter St. #103
San Francisco, CA 94102
along with a check or money order payable to: "Frozen Film Festival" or send us the fee through Paypal to

Or email a link to your film
Return Postage
If you would like your submission returned after it is viewed, please enclose proper postage.

Confirmation of Receipt
For confirmation of receipt of your submission, please include a stamped postcard with your address. We will mail it to you when we receive your submission.

Contact Us for questions about the frozen film festival


After the deadline for call for entries passes, judges will watch and vote on the films that will be exhibited in each category.

Best Picture Awards
Best Digital Feature Film
Best Short Film
Best Short Documentary
Best Animation
Best First Time Director
Best Music Video
Best Music Documentary
Best Skate Film
Best Filmstock Film

The San Francisco Frozen Film Festival (SFFFF) is a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2006 that is dedicated to creating avenues for independent filmmakers, filmmakers of conscience, and artists from underserved communities to come together and exhibit their work to the widest possible audience.


Friday, July 12 & Saturday, July 13
The San Francisco Frozen Film Festival is set to chill out July 12 and 13th! SF FFF Friday 7/12 showings: 6:00 - From Nothing, Something, 7:25pm Best Short Documentaries- graffiti artists, skateboarding, Syrian revolutionaries, and Indian sustainable energy. 9:20pm- Blood Brother award winning HIV orphanage spiritual journey. 11:10pm- true story behind the film Rosemary's Baby, from Spain with a new short horror. SF FFF Saturday starts with Local SF films at 2pm, Comedic shorts at 3pm, Experimental shorts at 4:25 pm, Environmental Documentaries at 5:40pm (surfing through a rainforest in Canada?!), Dramatic Shorts 6:50pm, and wild S.F. documentary/murder mystery THE INSTITUTE headlining at 9pm, followed by the always crazy 10:40pm Best Animation

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