Film Festival E-News
September 13, 2013
Announces our 2013 Official Selections!
With the Festival only 2 weeks away, we are excited to announce our 2013 film selections! This year's event has a wide variety of features, shorts, documentary, and foreign films guaranteed to spark the attention of all festival-goers. Be sure to browse our list of 2013 sponsor section for great deals on hotel rooms, and tickets are now on sale at www.ladyfilmmakers.com/2013-schedule!
Bryce Dallas Howard Named
2013 Lady Filmmakers Spotlight Award Winner
We are very proud to present our 2013 Spotlight Award to Actress and Director Bryce Dallas Howard. Bryce received a Golden Globe nomination for her acting role in The Help and directed the award-winning short, When You Find Me, which was executive-produced by her father, Ron Howard. She most recently directed the TV Movie Call Me Crazy: A Five Film.
2013 Film Festival Selections:
The Gift * Kill Of The Night * Unburden * Heart to Heart * The Morning After
Tryouts * The Visit * Unravel * Too Late Now * The Butcher's Dozen * Revelations
Chastity Bites * Hotline * Like Me * Voyeuse * OMG * Brave Miss World *
Femme - Women Healing the World * Things I Don't Understand
The Other Woman * Alianza * Mercy * Leave Keys In Car * Bikini Blues * Abuelas
Stress Position * Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution * High Heels and Hoodoo
Belgian Psycho * Good Night * Joan's Day Out * David Sedaris' The Learning Curve
Sunny Boy * The Perfection of Anna * Dance of the Books * Not Delivered * The Light
September 27th - 29th
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Congratulations to Writer Eljon Wardally, whose short, Docket 32357, has won the Grand Jury Prize for the Huffington Post's Black Voices Breakthrough Theater Series! She is also in production for "Docket 32357," the web series, set to film in October. This 7-episode series will follow what happens to Lois and Valerie after the last moment in the short film. Everyone can follow the progress on the Facebook page Docket 32357 and on twitter @docket32357. The film can still be seen on Huffington Post's website.
Writer/Director Julia Camera, 2012 Lady Filmmakers Festival Directors Award-Winner for House Cleaning, back this year directing her new film, Bikini Blues. In the film, a young woman’s day at the beach turns sour after her bikini top mysteriously vanishes. Julia has written the features films Area Q (starring Isaiah Washington) and Open Road (starring Andy Garcia, Camilla Belle and Juliette Lewis).
Producer/Cinematographer Amy Belling, 2012 Festival Selection for Madame Perrault's Bluebeard, is also back this year with her new film Stress Position. This genre-bending feature film is about two close friends who make a bet to see which of them can withstand a week of psychological torture at the hands of the other. Amy also appeared as Cinematographer our 2012 festival screening of The Ties That Remain. For more, visit www.amybelling.com and stressposition.thesiblings.ca.
A special thanks to our 2013 Festival Sponsors:
Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel), a history-rich luxury hotel in the heart of Beverly Hills, California, just steps from Rodeo Drive. Enjoy relaxing spa treatments, a Mediterranean-style pool, and luxurious fitness center during your stay! *Festival-goers receive a special room rate of only $350 (plus tax), when reserving by phone by using the code "Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Rate Offer." www.fourseasons.com/beverlywilshire
We're excited to welcome back Final Draft back as a 2013 sponsor! Select award winners will receive complimentary copies of their top-selling software - keep an eye out for a promo code, as well! Final Draft is the professional’s choice and the entertainment industry standard in screenwriting software, the #1-selling screenwriting program for screenwriters, TV writers, playwrights, and writers of new media. It seamlessly formats your script as you type. Tab and Enter keys make formatting your script a snap, and More’s and Continued’s automatically appear at page breaks where needed. Join the ranks of Hollywood’s most notable writers and use your creative energy to focus on the content while Final Draft takes care of the style. www.finaldraft.com
IMDb is generously offering festival-goers a 20% discount on IMDbPro! You'll get connected with all the industry information you need at your fingertips and get access to over 200,000 Hollywood insiders for your contact book. It offers the most features, at the lowest price! An "inside view" of the entertainment world! SIGN UP
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Residence Inn Marriott Beverly Hills has boutique-inspired elegance awaiting you at its Beverly Hills hotel, situated just blocks from the world-renowned Rodeo Drive. Festival attendees will appreciate spacious guest suites, complete with a full kitchen, luxury bedding, and complimentary internet access. Indulge in a complimentary breakfast each morning. *Festival-goers receive special room rates starting from $169 (plus tax) when reserving by phone - refer to the "Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Rate Offer." www.beverlyhillsresidenceinn.com
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THE Blvd Restaurant, with views overlooking the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive, is a chic and sophisticated restaurant and lounge located inside Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel). The 18-foot illuminated onyx bar and the backlit wine display featuring over 1,000 bottles will take your breath away. theblvdrestaurant.com
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Join us at our Festival Party Venues
We're excited to introduce our opening-night venue and sponsor SFixio! The restaurant is located in the heart of Beverly Hills and their extensive menu fare includes lobster, veal shank, and homemade pasta. Party Access for all Filmmaker and VIP passholders! Party details coming soon! www.sfixio.net
Lady Filmmakers is excited to announce our special closing night party host, Bouchon, which offers traditional French bistro fare with a menu that showcases the best products available each day. Bouchon also features a raw bar with select oysters on the half shell and many other Fruits de Mer. Seasonal offerings change throughout the year and are complemented by Vin de Carafe, a unique wine program that brings recognition to local wine producers. Party access for Filmmaker and VIP pass holders! Party details coming soon! bouchonbistro.com/beverlyhills