TICKET INFORMATION -  Festival takes place exclusively at the Harkins Shea 14 Theatre

Call the Harkins Shea 14 Theatre Box Office for information at 480-948-6555 x 1

DURING the Festival: Nov. 2–6 (Only single tickets are sold at the Harkins Shea 14 Theatre Box Office. Online sales expired Nov. 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM)

Harkins Shea 14 Theatre

7354 E. Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Box Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. – 11 p.m.


Single-Ticket Prices DURING the Festival exclusively at the Harkins Shea 14 Theatre
Opening Night Film and Reception Ticket .....................................$25
All Harkins Shea 14 Theatre Films………………....…………….…..$12
*Student Discount (At the Door).....................................................$9

*Excludes opening night film/reception and closing night film. Valid student ID required.


VIP passes and packages expired Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 5:00 p.m.                                                                                             

Supporting-Level Members and Above:

One VIP pass allows bearer into all Festival films and the Opening Night film and reception inside the auditorium which begins at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Harkins Shea 14 Theatre. A western-themed spread of BBQ, beans and nonalcoholic beverages will be provided. VIP pass holders also receive priority position in lines and are admitted into the auditoriums first. In the event of a sellout, however, no one is guaranteed a seat after the film has started.

Non-Member VIP Passes:

Black/Blue VIP passes require tickets for entry into all auditoriums.

  • VIP passes provide priority position in lines to see any Festival film at Harkins Shea 14 Theatre and also permit the holder to remain in the auditorium between films.
  • VIP pass holders must still arrive 30 minutes before their films start, and seating is not guaranteed to anyone once a film has started.
  • In the event of a sellout, no one is guaranteed a seat after the film has started.


Pre-Ordered VIP Passes and Festival Discount Packages: All VIP passes (including those with tickets) and the Festival discount package will be held for will-call pick-up when you arrive to see your first film. To claim your order, please present your photo ID.

Pre-Ordered Tickets/Packages: Single tickets, Build-a-5 and Build-a-10 packages ordered by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, will be mailed.

Handling Fee: There is a $5 handling fee added to all orders, including will-call. (This is a flat per-order fee, not per-ticket.)

Will-Call Tickets: Orders placed after 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, and before 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, will be waiting for you at will-call at the Harkins Shea 14 Theatre when you attend your first screening. To claim your order, please present a photo ID at the Josephine Work Memorial Will-Call Table.

Tickets at the Door During Festival: Subject to availability, single tickets may be purchased at the Harkins Shea 14 Theatre starting Thursday, Nov. 2, before the first screening. Student discounts are available at the door. Students purchasing tickets must show a current student ID. Box offices open 30 minutes before the first screening of the day and remain open through the start time of the last Festival film of the day. Please note: Tickets are not sold online during the Festival and Harkins movie passes may not be used for Festival films.

Suggested: To avoid sellouts, plan your Festival schedule ahead of time and purchase tickets as early as possible.

Sold-Out Films: When a film is sold out, we try to hold some tickets for sale a few minutes before show time. Remember, your best opportunity to buy tickets or passes is before the Festival begins.

Accessibility Seating: Harkins Shea 14 Theatre is ADA compliant.

Refunds and Schedule Changes: All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. In the unlikely event that a film becomes unavailable, the Scottsdale International Film Festival reserves the right to make a substitution. If a film must be canceled after tickets have been sold, you will be able to exchange your ticket for one of equivalent value through the Festival box office. There are no exceptions to this policy. If there are changes, they will be announced at the Festival.