HOW TO PURCHASE VIP PASSES, PACKAGES, MEMBERSHIPS, AND TICKETS

BEFORE THE FESTIVAL

All tickets, passes and packages are sold exclusively online prior to the opening night event.
Oct. 1 through Nov. 1 (no later than 5 p.m.)
ScottsdaleFilmFestival.com

OPENING NIGHT TICKETS & VENUE

Note: Tickets for opening night film and reception are available online between Oct. 1 and Nov. 1 at $25 each.

On Friday, Nov. 2, tickets for opening night will only be sold at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts box office at $28 each — not sold at Harkins Shea 14 Theatre.
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
7380 E. Second St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Box Office Hours:
10 a.m. – 7:15 p.m (Day-of-show opening night tickets subject to availability)

DURING THE FESTIVAL

Between Nov. 3–11 only, tickets for all films (other than opening night) are sold exclusively at the Festival venue box office.
Harkins Shea 14 Theatre
7354 E. Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Box Office Hours:
Friday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

TICKET PRICES - CLICK HERE TO BUY SINGLE TICKETS

Single-Ticket Prices BEFORE the Festival (ONLINE ONLY) between October 1 and November 1, at 5:00 p.m.
Opening Night Film and Reception (Cash Bar)............................$25 ($28 at the door on Nov. 2, subject to availability)
First Show of the Day Before Noon.....................................2-for-$14 (TYPE CODE 241 INTO THE PROMOTIONAL CODE BOX!)
Films Starting After 12 Noon....................................................... $14 Independent Women Director’s - Panel Discussion………………$5

Single-Ticket Prices DURING the Festival (Harkins Shea BOX OFFICE ONLY) between November 3 and November 11
All Harkins Shea 14 Theatre Films………………....……………....$14
*Student Discount (At the Door)..................................................$11 Independent Women Director’s - Panel Discussion………………$5

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

TICKET PACKAGES

Opening night film/reception tickets are not included in packages & must be purchased separately. Must be purchased online BEFORE Thursday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m.

Festival Discount Package.........................................................…$250
Build-a-10 Package....................................................................…$130
Build-a-5 Package.....................................................................… $ 65

FESTIVAL DISCOUNT PACKAGE - CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE THIS PACKAGE
21 TICKETS FOR $250 – SAVE $45
Must be purchased BEFORE Thursday, Nov. 1, by 5 p.m. See up to 21 films, or share the tickets with friends and family! With this package, you must preselect your tickets at the time of purchase. Please remember, you will be required to leave the auditorium after each screening/Q-and-A and join the line for your next film, so please plan your schedule accordingly. Does not include a ticket to the opening night reception and film.

BUILD-A-10 PACKAGE - CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE THIS PACKAGE
10 TICKETS FOR $130 – SAVE $10
Must be purchased BEFORE Thursday, Nov. 1, by 5 p.m. With this package, you must preselect your tickets at the time of purchase. Please remember, you will be required to leave the auditorium after each screening/Q-and-A and join the line for your next film, so plan your schedule accordingly. Does not include a ticket to the opening night reception and film.

BUILD-A-5 PACKAGE - CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE THIS PACKAGE
5 TICKETS FOR $65 – SAVE $5
Must be purchased BEFORE Thursday, Nov. 1, by 5 p.m. With this package, you must preselect your tickets at the time of purchase. Please remember, you will be required to leave the auditorium after each screening/Q-and-A and join the line for your next film, so plan your schedule accordingly. Does not include a ticket to the opening night reception and film.

VIP PASSES

•  There will be a no-host, cash bar at the opening night reception for additional beverages not included with the VIP pass.
•  Patrons must be 21 or older to be served alcoholic beverages.
•  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.
•  A limited number of VIP PASSES are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Member-Level VIP Passes: (Memberships may be purchased by clicking here.)

A Member-Level VIP pass allows bearer into the Opening Night film and reception inside the auditorium which begins at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, in the Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Appetizers and beverages will be included. Two drink coupons will be included with each pass for redemption at the bar. 

A Member-Level VIP pass allows bearer into all Festival films at Harkins Shea 14. Each VIP pass holder must preselect all of their Festival film tickets online by Thursday, Nov. 1 by 5 p.m. Member-Level 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.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION: use this link to discover the membership benefits and to join

FESTIVAL MEMBERS:  use this link to purchase your single tickets with the member discount

Non-Member VIP Passes: CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE THIS PASS

Non-Member VIP Pass (Black/Gray) are available for purchase online for $300 per pass.

Non-Member Black/Gray VIP passes require tickets for entry into all auditoriums, and require the buyer to preselect their tickets online by Thursday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. Tickets are required for entry into all auditoriums. A Non-Member VIP pass allows bearer into the opening night reception. Appetizers and one complimentary beverage will be provided.

POLICIES AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFO

Pre-Ordered VIP Passes and Festival Discount Packages: All VIP passes 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 - on opening night, visit the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Box Office; during the Festival at Harkins Shea 14, visit the Josephine Memorial Work Will-Call Table.

Pre-Ordered Tickets/Packages: Single tickets, Build-a-5 and Build-a-10 packages ordered by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, 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. 22, and before 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, will be waiting for you when you attend your first screening. To claim your order, please present your photo ID - on opening night, visit the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Box Office; during the Festival at Harkins Shea 14, visit the Josephine Memorial Work Will-Call Table.

Tickets at the Door During Festival: Subject to availability, single tickets may be purchased at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts for the opening night event on Friday, Nov. 2, or at Harkins Shea 14 Theatre, starting Saturday, Nov. 3, 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 and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts are both ADA compliant. (Please see FAQ link at page top.)

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.