SCHEDULE

Don’t Miss:

Click on trailers to view clips (to be posted soon, still accepting films to mid-June). Q&A sessions with filmmakers take place for 5 minutes after each film.

Star Alert:
Check for list of celebrities attending closer to the event.

Noteworthy performances:

Don’t miss opportunities to see your favorite celebrity actors on the big screen in independent films. Noteworthy performances are.. (TBD)

2016 Schedule

AUGUST 7, SUNDAY

Red Carpet Welcome & Opening Evening at Star Theatre, 402 North Coast Hwy, O’side, CA 92054, which used to be the largest movie theater in San Diego County

2:00 pm – red carpet arrival of film industries stars and reception of filmmakers at Star Theatre, 402 North Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054. This is a perfect picture opportunity in front of the OIFF Official Backdrop with refreshments & generous appetizers to the live background music in the beautiful lobby (food and first drink included with passes, see complete schedule for list of San Diego County craft beer served)
3:30 pm – live performance onstage of Star Theatre by Ballet Folklórico “Tierra Caliente”, which celebrates San Diego’s Mexican heritage through costume, dance, and musical rhythms
3:45 pm – opening speech and greetings from OIFF’s organizational committee
3:50 pm – screening of Guest Feature Film, meet & Q&A with filmmakers after the screening
6:00 pm – conclusion
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm – afterparty at Surfside Tap Room across the street, sushi and cooked cuisine is available for purchase (free drink ticket issued to all Red Carpet attendees at Star Theatre), Surfside Tap Room is located at 507 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054, www.surfsidetaproom.com

AUGUST 8, MONDAY

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm – screening of films at Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054, the oldest theater of Oceanside established in 1936

Schedule is TBD / to be decided. Click HERE for list screening blocks from last year

AUGUST 9, TUESDAY

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm screening of films at Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054

Schedule is TBD / to be decided. Click HERE for list screening blocks from last year

AUGUST 10, WEDNESDAY

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm screening of films at Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054

Schedule is TBD / to be decided. Click HERE for list screening blocks from last year

AUGUST 11, THURSDAY

6:00 pm to 10:00 pmscreening of films at Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054

Schedule is TBD / to be decided. Click HERE for list screening blocks from last year

AUGUST 12, FRIDAY

6:00 pm to 8:20 pm – screening of films at Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054
8:30 pm to 10:00 pm – educational workshop at Studio 219 located at 219 North Coast Hwy, (next door to The Brooks Theatre)

Schedule is TBD / to be decided. Click HERE for list screening blocks from last year

AUGUST 13, SATURDAY

10:00 am to 9:00 pm – screening of films at Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054 (plus workshop)

10:00 am to 12:50 pm – screening of films at The Brooks
1:00 pm to 2:25 pm – educational workshop at the Community Rooms of Oceanside Public Library, downtown branch, 330 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054 (across the street from The Brooks Theatre, workshop description is TBD)
2:35 pm to 9:00 pm – screening of films at The Brooks

Complete schedule is TBD / to be decided. Click HERE for list screening blocks from last year

AUGUST 14, SUNDAY

Closing Awards Gala at Star Theatre, 402 North Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054

2:00 pm – reception with refreshments & appetizers in the lobby of Star Theatre, 402 North Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054. This is the last picture opportunity for red carpet photos and in front of the OIFF Official Backdrop. Enjoy live background music, refreshments & appetizers in the beautiful lobby (food and first drink included with passes, see complete schedule for list of San Diego County craft beer served)
3:00 pm – live performance onstage of Star Theatre
3:15 pm – closing speech and greetings from OIFF’s organizational committee, presentation of about 15 awards (for winning films) to be given to filmmakers in each category from the OIFF Jury, and in each category for Audience Choice Awards, with screening of clips from winning films. The ceremony includes presentation of two special awards: 1) the OIFF Awareness Award for making awareness about an important topic in film and television industry; 2) Lifetime Achievement Award (recipients to be announced soon). See “Submit Films” section for details about other special prizes: Oceanside Spotlight Award and OIFF-2016 Jury’s Award for Best Student Film in High School Category
5:00 pm – conclusion
5:30 pm to 10:00 pm – afterparty at Veneto’s Italian Cuisine a block away, (free drink and free appetizer ticket issued to all Awards Gala attendees at Star Theatre), Venetos is located at 602 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA (www.venetositaly.com)