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Peachtree Village International Film Festival (PVIFF) Announces 8th Year Call For Entries

The Peachtree Village International Film Festival, the southeast’s premiere international film and arts festival returns with an exciting schedule of screenings, forums and networking from Aug. 23 - 25 at the Sheraton Hotel downtown Atl, Ga.

Jan. 21, 2013 - PRLog -- PVIFF seeks to showcase top films, music videos and screenplays to a diverse audience after being selected by an acclaimed jury.  Winners at PVIFF will receive distribution opportunities, meetings with acclaimed producers for production opportunities and more.  

“We are excited about this year’s festival, which will hit new benchmarks in terms of the content we will be providing our attendees,” says PVIFF Founder, Len Gibson. “Our festival has gained a reputation for showcasing groundbreaking films and acclaimed screenplays. Our line-up this year will be first class – from the films being screen, workshops and ground breaking panels,” said PVIFF Co-Founder, James “JB” Brown.  

Festival Highlights
As a new segment at PVIFF this year production company Peachtree Village Productions that was formed out of PVIFF will pair a winning screenplay writer and director with each other to produce a short film to premiere at PVIFF 2014.  “We decided to create this segment to encourage collaboration with indie film producers.  As an independent producer collaborating with other talent is key and we are excited to present this opportunity,” said Gibson.

Peachtree Village Productions will also seek feature films and documentaries to distribute via worldwide distribution.  This distribution deal features digital and physical delivery via online and in store outlets such as Wal-Mart.com, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Amazon.com, iTunes.com, NetFlix, RedBox and more.   "We are excited to be able to provide distribution outlets for film makers young and old. As filmmakers ourselves we have recognized the obstacles and have taken proactive corrective measures to overcome them, CEO- Peachtree Village Productions, James JB Brown.

To submit your screenplay, film or video to PVIFF visit: http://www.pviff.com/submissions.html

The Peachtree Village International Film Festival was created in 2006 by founder Len Gibson, the owner of the African American Cinema Gallery and the Hispanic Cinema Museum along with his wife Nikki Gibson.  The two partnered with entertainment executive James “JB” Brown as Co-Founder of PVIFF and the rest was history. Originally called the Sweet Auburn Film Festival, the event was rebranded in 2009. Since its inception PVIFF has served as the launching pad for many successful filmmakers and other artists alike in the film & entertainment industry. This dynamic international film festival showcases feature length films, shorts, music videos, documentaries, and screenplays from around the globe. PVIFF also feature celebrity attractions, innovative workshops, panels, parties, and much more. PVIFF is poised to become one of the most celebrated film events through dynamic programming and a dedication to helping filmmakers excel in their careers. PVIFF's brand is entrenched in the old saying "It Takes A Village." Our vision allows us to create a “village” atmosphere of opportunity for filmmakers, business owners and film enthusiasts.


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