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Santa Barbara Film Fest: Plans Unveiled for In-Person 2022 Edition

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival — a fest on the American riviera that has become an important stop on the road to the Oscars — has joined the growing list of film festivals that…

Santa Barbara Brings Drive-In Screenings, Virtual Panels to Annual Fest

The festival's executive director Roger Durling discusses why he wanted to make sure there was more than a virtual option for the Oscar precursor.

Santa Barbara Film Fest: Four of Five Oscar-Nominated Directors Set for Tribute (Exclusive)

Lee Isaac Chung, David Fincher, Thomas Vinterberg and Chloé Zhao will participate in a virtual sitdown with THR's Scott Feinberg.

Santa Barbara Film Fest: Carey Mulligan Set for Cinema Vanguard Award (Exclusive)

The presentation will be made on Monday, April 5, and, like most of the rest of the fest, which will run from March 31-April 10, it will take place virtually.

Santa Barbara Film Fest: Bill Murray Set for Maltin Modern Master Award (Exclusive)

The 70-year-old's most recent performance was in Sofia Coppola's 2020 comedy 'On the Rocks,' for which he received a Golden Globe nomination last week.

Santa Barbara Film Fest: ‘Mank’ Scene-Stealer Amanda Seyfried to Receive Montecito Award

The presentation will be made on Friday, April 9, and, like the rest of the fest, which will run from March 31-April 10, it will take place virtually.

Santa Barbara Film Fest: Zendaya, Riz Ahmed and Maria Bakalova Among Virtuosos Honorees

Kingsley Ben-Adir, Andra Day, Sidney Flanigan, Vanessa Kirby and Tahar Rahim will also be feted during a virtual ceremony on April 3.

Santa Barbara Film Fest: ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Standout Delroy Lindo Set for American Riviera Award (Exclusive)

The presentation will be made on Thursday, April 8, and, like the rest of the fest, which will run from March 31-April 10, it will take place virtually.

Santa Barbara Film Fest: Sacha Baron Cohen Set for Performer of the Year Award

The 49-year-old has won raves this season for his work in both 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' and 'The Trial of the Chicago 7.'

AARP Awards: George Clooney to Receive Career Achievement Honor

As a 59-year-old, the Hollywood A-lister is AARP-eligible.

Santa Barbara Film Fest, Major Oscar Season Campaign Stop, Pushed Back Two Months

The fest has pushed back the dates for its 36th edition by nine weeks, from Jan. 27-Feb. 6 to March 31-April 10.

Santa Barbara Film Fest Honors ‘Birdcatcher’s Son’ With Audience Choice Award

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, dedicated to showcasing independent and international cinema, on Saturday revealed its winning films for the 35th iteration of the fest during a…