Variety Celebrates 2021 Film Crews at Santa Barbara Film Festival

Variety’s eighth annual Artisans Awards returns to an in-person ceremony for 2022 to celebrate and honor those critical to the filmmaking process who have exhibited the year’s most exciting, immersive and innovative work in their fields. respective.

The tribute night will take place March 7 at the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara. Variety Craftsman Editor Jazz Tangcay will moderate conversations with the winners.

Santa Barbara International Airport Film Festival, which hosts the event, is thrilled to be back at the ceremony in person.

“What festivals and events like the Artisans Awards are about is connectedness and building community through the art of film,” said festival executive director Roger Durling. “The past two years have not been good for these essential aspects of filmmaking that I cherish so much. Variety and SBIFF are thrilled to be back together to celebrate our talented craftsmen.”

Tangcay says, “What I love so much about the Artisans Awards and honoring them here at SBIFF is that it shines a light on those who are essential to the art of filmmaking and storytelling. It’s their time to shine and share how they tell a story through their craft and celebrate them.

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