Individual Ticket Prices

$11 Regular screenings and panels, except where noted (SIFF Supporters $9 advance)

$10 Seniors, 62 and older with valid ID

$8 Matinee screenings (first show of the day before 5:30 pm, except where noted) (SIFF Supporters $7 advance)

$6 Films4Families, 11:00 am matinees only (SIFF Supporters $5)

$5 Students with valid ID and Teen Tix members can purchase regular screening (or lesser value) discounted tickets at all SIFF venues, day-of-show only

$5 Stimulus matinee (first two shows of the day before 2:30 pm on Fridays, does not include Cinerama screenings)

Rush tickets (sold at the venue just before showtime) are cash only, full price.

Special Tickets And Passes

Cinematic Six-Pack: $57 (SIFF Supporters $51) Includes admission to any six films priced $11 or less, depending on availability. There is a two-ticket limit per film.

Film Buff 20 Pack: $180 (SIFF Supporters $160) Includes admission to any 20 films priced $11 or less, depending on availability. There is a two-ticket limit per film.

Student and Senior Reel Deals: $35 Includes admission to any five films priced $11 or less, depending on availability, and limited to one ticket per film. Available to all students and seniors (62 and older) with valid ID.

Gift Certificates: Available in $25 denominations. Gift certificates are good for merchandise and tickets, and may be redeemed at the SIFF office, the Festival Box Office, or at any SIFF venue.


A generous allotment of seats at every screening are reserved for passholders. While a pass, with the exception of "Platinum" and "Gala" does not guarantee seating, passholders are allowed priority entry up to 30 minutes before showtime or until the passholder seat allotment is reached. Passholders are strongly encouraged to arrive 30 minutes before showtime. All passes are strictly nontransferable and photo ID may be required. Passes may be picked up at the Pacific Place Box Office and SIFF Main Office.

Platinum Pass: $1,760 (SIFF Supporters $1,485) Includes guaranteed seating to all Festival screenings (with the exception of Secret Festival), all gala screenings and receptions, the Festival Forums, press screenings, reserved seating area at the Opening and Closing Night Galas, and an invitation for the passholder and guest to a private Festival reception. Quantities are limited.

Platinum Plus Pass: $2,750 (SIFF Supporters $2,200) Includes all the benefits of the Platinum Pass, plus reserved seating for all screenings and concierge service during the Festival.

Full Series Pass: $850 (SIFF Supporters $750) Includes admissions to all public screenings and press screenings (except gala screenings, Secret Festival, and special events). Seating is not guaranteed. This pass requires a photo.

Weekly Pass: $325 (SIFF Supporters $275) Includes admission to all public screenings for the specified week. (Excludes gala screenings, special events, and the Secret Festival).

Secret Festival Memberships: $53 (SIFF Supporters $43) Includes admission to the four Secret Festival Sunday-morning screenings. All are required to sign an Oath of Silence promising not to disclose any information about the films shown in the series. Film titles are not announced. Admission to Secret Festival screenings is by membership only. No individual tickets sold.

SIFF Gala Pass: $175 (SIFF Supporters $150) Includes admission to Opening Night, Closing Night, and Centerpiece Gala films and receptions.

ShortsFest Weekend Pass: $100 (SIFF Supporters $75) Includes admission to all ShortsFest weekend screenings. May 29–31, SIFF Cinema.

Purchase tickets online:

Central Pass & Main Ticketing Box Office: Pacific Place, 600 Pine St, second level

Hours: Monday–Saturday, 11:00 am–7:00 pm, Sundays and Memorial Day, noon–6:00 pm. The Main Box Office can process passes, ticket packages, and single ticket orders. Passes may be picked up at the Pacific Place Box Office and the SIFF Main Office.

Purchase tickets by phone: 324-9996

How to Buy Tickets

Tickets to any screening or theater may be purchased online, by phone, or at any Festival box office up to 30 minutes before showtime, subject to availability. Thirty minutes prior to showtime, tickets must be purchased at the specific venue for that film or event. Venue box offices open 30 minutes before the first screening of the day and close 15 minutes after the last screening of the day begins. Seating is only guaranteed until 10 minutes prior to screening. No late seating.

Rush Tickets

When advance tickets are no longer available, a limited number of rush tickets may become available at the door five to ten minutes prior to the screening. Rush tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on how many seats are available. Cash only, full price. recommended