Vodka, Vibrance, and VIPs – The San Diego Film Awards

For months you have been hearing about the San Diego Film Awards 3rd annual award show this Sunday, April 3rd. Now, with the event just a week away, we’d like to share some simple tips and scheduled events happening in tandem with the show.

From the VIP reception party to the Hollywood-style Blue Carpet sponsored by Blue Ice Vodka, this night is set to be an incredible event of black ties and accolades. Please join the San Diego Film Consortium, Music BoxSidecar Productions, and the many volunteers that help create this star-studded evening. The Music Box opens at 5 pm, and the celebration will extend well beyond the show’s finale.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer

Mayor Kevin Faulconer interviewed at the San Diego Film Awards

Last year’s event was completely sold-out and this year looks to be no different. Nominees from all over San Diego County will be gathering to celebrate and network. Specialty cocktails will be on hand to toast the evening with press and media covering the night. This year also promises an exciting surprise: the taped broadcast of the award show will be aired on Channel 4 in San Diego on April 23rd. Be sure to check local listings for more information..

Arrival at the Red Carpet

“Holding the third annual San Diego Film Awards at this beautiful venue is going to be an incredible experience for all involved,” said Jodi Cilley, Founder of the Film Consortium San Diego. “To have it televised is even more exciting and shows all the progress we’ve made as our community continues to grow.”

Cilley is thrilled to have Fale Luis join this year’s event as his unique style and creative approach will shift the show in a positive direction. “I’m honored to be the director for the San Diego Film Awards,” Luis said, “I’m very excited to produce an awards show that brings together talented actors, comedians, musicians and filmmakers to make this the best show ever. #sdfilmawards.”

Blue Ice Carpet

The San Diego Film Awards Schedule

4:50 PM   Front door check-in begins for the Blue Carpet Interviews in the Blue Carpet Corner taking place in the VIP lounge on the third floor of The Music Box in San Diego.

5:00 PM   Doors open and registered VIPs and nominees are welcome to walk the Blue Ice Handcrafted American Vodka Blue Carpet for photographs and to be interviewed by press and media.

5:00 PM   VIP reception begins on the third floor. Get your tickets now by following this link: (VIP reception paired with VIP floor seats start at $115) Be sure to purchase VIP tickets to gain access to this exclusive third floor event.

5:00 PM  The Blue Ice Handcrafted American Vodka – Blue Carpet Corner hosted by Erika De La Cruz and Sam Diego opens our star-studded evening live on 5 flat-screen TVs throughout the venue and on the main stage’s incredible jumbo-tron. Nominees and VIP guests, please fill out the following survey of you would like to be interviewed by our hosts - *

6:30 PM Ushers will begin seating our guests, VIPs, and presenters. This is a great time to grab one of our Blue Ice Vodka signature cocktails at the bar before the show starts.

7:00 PM The 3rd Annual San Diego Film Awards begins, directed by Fale Luis, director of Tonight in San Diego.

SDFA ticket promo parody – Return of the Killer Tomatoes


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contact for press/media inquiries

* Be sure to send in your filmmakers information if you would like to be considered for a live interview. Presenters and nominees will have first pick of interview time slots.