Sun Valley Film Festival Debuts With Attention Catching Indie Films, TV and Web Series, Documentaries, and Children's Programming

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In its inaugural year, the Sun Valley Film Festival is coming out of the gates with a strong list of debut indie films, documentaries, children's programming, web series, and tv series releases. Held in the mountain get away of Sun Valley, Idaho this festival has garnered great industry support and features films made in Idaho, films about the outdoor adventure lifestyle as well as a wide variety of urban and social subject matter. In a town which was founded by the stars of the silver screen, this festival is the first of its kind in the over 75 year history of the resort area.

The Sun Valley Film Festival is launching with a unique selection of films and more.

The creativity and excitement of independent film and culture descends on Sun Valley for its first ever film festival, March 15-18. Announced in its lineup is a robust list of dramatic and documentary feature films, television series, web series, children’s programming and short films. This signature event will bring the vision of some of this year’s most anticipated filmmakers to Sun Valley, and you’re invited to watch it come into focus. To see the entire lineup of entries please visit:

“We’re thrilled about the opportunity to spotlight such an inspiring and innovative group of filmmakers in Sun Valley,” said Festival Director Sabina Dana Plasse. “Our lineup is indicative of the spirit and dedication that goes into this collaborative process. We’re looking forward to a great event.”

Coming at the time of year when late winter meets early spring in Sun Valley and the weather and the skiing meet in their finest convergence, the Sun Valley Film Festival is poised to become favorite for those who love the outdoors and unique cultural offerings.

“The Sun Valley Film Festival is the perfect compliment to what makes Sun Valley stand out,” said Greg Randolph, Visit Sun Valley director of PR and social media, “we have an amazing outdoor recreation backdrop but few places have such a robust calendar of cultural opportunities like the Sun Valley Film Festival.”

With a broad reaching list of offerings by independent and mainstream standouts such as Ryan O’Nan (“The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best”) and Jaffe Zinn (“Magic Valley”) and unique judging categories such as the “One in a Million” prize for films made for less than $1mm, the Sun Valley Film Festival is poised to grow into an annual, coveted stop on the independent film circuit.

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