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Beaufort International Film Festival Names Finalists for 2013

Filmmakers from around the world are once again set to appear at the Seventh Annual Beaufort International Film Festival taking place Feb 13 - 17, 2013 in the historic city of Beaufort, SC.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Dec. 18, 2012 - Beaufort, South Carolina -- The Beaufort Film Society is pleased to announce the Official Selections for the 7th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival.  With entries from 22 countries, in the categories of Feature Films, Shorts, Animation, Student Films, Screenplays and Documentaries, the 7th annual Beaufort International Film Festival is ready for showtime. It's expected that more than 35 filmmakers from around the world will make their way to the historic city of Beaufort, where the focus is always on the newest generation of filmmakers and storytellers as they share their passion projects with an adoring film loving public.

The 2013 festival will also feature more regional filmmakers than in past years with the addition of a block for filmmakers whose films were produced through the South Carolina Indie Grants Program.   In addition to several great films, the very successful  Screenwriter’s Table-Read will return, facilitated by each Screenwriter Finalist. H. Haden Yellin, a former Los Angeles based Screenwriter, will also offer a 1 hour presention of "How to Sell Your Screenplay".

In addition to the impressive attendance by the filmmakers, also appearing will be Academy Award nominated and Emmy winning Director/Producer Mike Tollin who will be presented the Jean Ribaut Award for Excellence in Filmmaking.

The 2013 Beaufort International Film Festival Finalists are as follows:

ANIMATION:

Fish & Chicks
Daniel Berkowitz, Director
Winston Salem, NC

Hamsters Want to be Free
Carla Young, Director
Hilton Head Island, SC

Mechanical Cow
Carla Young, Director
Hilton Head Island, SC

Mimi & Gack
Larry Lauria, Director
Apopka, FL

Old Angel
Dony Chiang, Director
Taiwan

DOCUMENTARY:

A Sister’s Call
Kyle Tekiela, Director
Atlanta, GA

As Goes Janesville
Brad Lichtenstein, Director
Milwaukee, WI

Besa: The Promise
Rachel Goslins, Director
Takoma Park, MD

Cards Against A Wall
Tim Fennell, Director
Charleston, SC

Death By China
Peter Navarro, Director
Lugana Beach, CA

Granny’s Got Game
Angela Alford, Director
Raleigh, NC

Colored Confederates: Myth or Matter of Fact
Ken Wyatt, Director
Rocky Mount, NC  

The Suffering Grasses
Susi Collins, Director
San Francisco, CA

SHORTS:

1426 Chelsea Street
Alanna Brown, Director
Burbank, CA

Crocodile Nile
Javier Dampierre, Director
Madrid, Spain

Detention
Chad Matthews
Santa Monica, CA

High Heels & Hoodoo
Brian Rish, Director
West Columbia, SC

The Projectionist
Andy Rovira, Director
Miami, FL

The Runner
Jan Fincke, Producer
Berlin, Germany

The Scattered City
William Aughtry, Director
Little Rock, AR

Wallenda
V W Scheich, Director
Playa Del Rey, CA

Wolf Call
Rob Underhill, Director
Raleigh, NC

STUDENT FILMS

The Collegians  -  Florida State Univ.

Shoot the Moon – Chapman Univ. / Dodge College

Children of Kabul  - Wake Forest Univ.

Sergeant Townsend  - UNC School of the Arts

No Wine Left Behind – Stanford Univ.

Dawn – Savannah College of Art & Design

SCREENPLAY:

The Gene Dillard Story
Marcia Chandler Rhea, Writer
Charleston, SC


Warrior and the Beast
Erik Bernard, Writer
Port Wentworth, GA

The Stavros Agenda
Amy Bailey, Writer
Thomson, GA

Lucifer
William Blackmon, Writer
Darlington, AL

McIntyre’s Mountain
Miriam Goldman and Nathan Goldman, Writers
Houston, TX

Quest for Light: Adventure of the Maji
Byron Anderson, Writer
Chevy Chase, MD

Bad Advice for Good People
Gary Weeks, Writer
Atlanta, GA

Marvel Rose
Margaret Ford Rogers and Dane Krogman
Charleston, SC

The Badminton Warrior
Tom Radovich, Writer
Monroe Center, IL

The Manifest
Shelia and Tony Watson
Charleston, SC

For more information about the 2013 Beaufort International Film Festival, including film descriptions, screening times, and more, please visit http://www.beaufortfilmfestival.com.  

Editor's note: For additional information contact Ron Tucker at 843-522-3196

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The Beaufort Film Society (BFS) is a nonprofit, 501(c) 3, member-supported organization, dedicated to providing the highest levels of entertainment and education to the public from all areas of the film industry.

BEST ACTOR:

Alec Shaw  (Sergeant Townsend- Student Film UNCSA)

Steven Maier (Sergeant Townsend – Student Film UNCSA)

Pamela Bowen  (Shoot the Moon – Student Film Dodge College)

Rachel Grate (Shoot the Moon – Student Film Dodge College)

Mike Wiley (Wolf Call – Short Film)

Ryan Simpkins (1426 Chelsea St. – Short Film)

BEST DIRECTOR:

Rachel Goslins  -  Besa: The Promise

Chad Matthews   - Detention

Bryan Lewis   - The Collegians

Alexander Gaeta  - Shoot the Moon

Wolf Call – Rob Underhill


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