See you in Aberdeen, South Dakota September 20-23, 2018.

Latest News

View the latest news and announcements

View all news posts

      ABDN DOCS – $2500 Aberdeen Area Short Documentary Competition ABDN DOCS is an Aberdeen, SD area short documentary competition.  The Aberdeen region has centuries of great stories yet to be told.  It is time to bring the wonders of this area to the big screen. The South Dakota Film Festival has partnered with the […]

  • Top Reviewed Film Festival

    The SDFF has been selected as a Top Review Film Festival. We are very proud of this recognition. It is our pleasure to thank all of our filmmaker alumni and our dedicated volunteers.

  • Submissions open on January 1, 2018

    We’re very excited to announce that submissions will open for the 2018 South Dakota Film Festival on January 1! Submit <HERE> on FilmFreeway. We can’t wait to see your fine films!