BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.
- Oct. 23, 2014
-- LA Femme International Film Festival thanks our key sponsors for supporting the 2014 season. “We are always very pleased to have SAG-AFTRA
National Women’s Committee and (WGA
Writers Guild America West Women’s Committee aboard as both guilds have paved the way in providing independent filmmakers real options to make films using their members,” said Leslie LaPage, Founder. The Florida Office of Film and Entertainment
) has been a leader in providing state funding for film and media Producers filming in the state of Florida. They have been a long time sponsor of the festival supporting indie filmmakers and hosted the “Finance and Distribution”
panel with Susan Sims, Los Angeles Liaison. The UPS Store
, Beverly Hills sponsored the “MasqueRave”
Opening Gala on October 16th to a packed house of attendees. Hosted spirits and food for both opening and closing night galas were provided by Devotion Vodka
(organic gluten free flavored vodka http://www.devotionvodka.com/
), Frances Ford Coppola Winery
(Directors Edition, Diamond Collection Wines https://www.francisfordcoppolawinery.com/visit
), and Mark Us Bold Catering
. Dollhouse Makeup
) which provided stunning red carpet make-up and hair for our award nominees. Columbia College
joined us this year as a sponsor hosting our “How To Launch Your Career With Your Short Film” panel, WGA hosted the “Women Running The Show on Prime Time TV” panel, and SAG-AFTRA hosted our “Women and New Media: How to get noticed through unconventional ways” panel. We would like to additionally, thank The Epsom Salt Council who have sponsored the festival for several years.ShortsHD
) profiled LA Femme and our short filmmakers this year in their popular show FESTIVAL ROAD TRIP: LA FEMME FILM FESTIVAL premiering in March 2015. The show will highlight LA Femme and our short filmmakers following them through the weekend to the Awards Ceremony for the 10th
Annual LA Femme International Film Festival. ShortsHD is a 24/7 short movie channel where the best short stories come to life. In stunning high definition, ShortsHD features great live action, animation and documentary shorts from the world's most famous film festivals and independent suppliers. Available across the US and Europe, ShortsHD is reinvigorating the movie category for viewers around the world.
We would like to thank all our sponsors who came aboard to support the festival this year. This year’s events and panels were filled with filmmakers seeking more intimate knowledge about the entertainment industry from our expert panelists.
Additional Sponsors include: Thinx, Alterna Haircare, Pez, Elle Même, Dr. Kaur's Wellness Solutions, Bold For Men, Creative Handbooks, Physique 57, Final Draft, Hallie's Comet, Moresco Designs, Episencial, B Leaf Botanics, Nuxe, Supergoop, Epsom Salt Council, Mix-Clothing, Bora-Bora Handbags, Carde Blanche, Olivia's Oasis Products, My Beving, Edge, Wash With Joe, Ali Levine Celebrity Stylist, Just Chill, Julep, Mother Plucker Feather Company, Kelly Anne, LA Grip Productions, Latin Heat Media Institute, Edoughble, Lounge Party Rentals, Mèreadesso, Cosmepro-Jessica Dufour, Continental Club, LA Film School, Cinch to Hang, Carmex, Blue Eyed Entertainment, AYDA & Co, Spear Steak & Seafood House, Univision, Waiākea, Charlette Marie, IndiExhibit, AB Weddings and Special Events, GT’s, Luxe, Courtyard Marriott, New York Film School, and Wink.
LA Femme International Film Festival screens more than 100 films, hosts networking events, seminars, and closes with a star-studded Celebrity Awards Show. The Festival will reopen for submissions February 16, 2015 and submissions are accepted online at www.lafemme.org
Media Inquiries: To schedule an interview with Leslie LaPage, please contact Karina Farah (310- 441-1645) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the website at www.lafemme.org