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The Hollywood Film Festival


 

Our mission at the HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL is to bridge the gap between established Hollywood and the global creative community, while providing an avenue of discovery for emerging filmmakers. Be discovered in Hollywood. Submit NOW! SCROLL DOWN TO PROCESS SUBMISSION

Our Executive Director, Jon Fitzgerald, was the co-founder and former executive director of Slamdance, AFI Fest, Santa Barbara and Abu Dhabi film festivals among others. In addition, he launched CineCause, a philanthropic platform, connecting socially relevant films to related causes.

With film presentations taking place in the heart of Hollywood, the Festival presents a valuable screening platform for independent filmmakers, while providing for access to the studios and industry at large. The 2013 event will take this concept to the next level, presenting a unique networking program with“**HOLLYWOOD NETWORK® INITIATIVE.” Once again the Hollywood Film Festival will take place at the state of the art ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood.** Subject to executives availability.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: August 15, 2014

 

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ORGANIZERS

Carlos de Abreu (Founder)

Jon Fitzgerald (Executive Director),

CONNECT
With film presentations taking place in the heart of Hollywood, the Festival presents a valuable screening platform for independent filmmakers, while providing for access to the studios and industry at large. The 2013 event will take this concept to the next level, presenting a unique networking program with “**HOLLYWOOD NETWORK® INITIATIVE.” Once again the Hollywood Film Festival will take place at the state of the art ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood. Keep onSCROLLING DOWN to submit film.

NEW ONLINE OPTION 
With filmmakers always looking for broad exposure, this year the “HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL” is pleased to be offering a select number of short films to Internet audiences, providing streaming opportunities to industry professionals and the online community.

HOLLYWOOD GIVES BACK®
In addition, the HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL, through the “Hollywood Gives Back® Project” will showcase the other side of Hollywood, celebrating the Industry’s creative artists who have supported causes around the world. These efforts will be integrated into the CineCause Spotlight section of the Festival.

AWARDS GALA
The winners of the HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL – Features, Documentaries, Shorts – will be recognized on stage at the prestigious HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS GALA ceremony, and will receive 4 complimentary VIP GALA tickets. The Hollywood Film Awards Gala launches the awards season.

We are very proud that our finalists and winners have secured agents and distribution deals (HBO, Miramax, IFC, Indican, 7th Art Releasing, and Starz Entertainment among other distributors) due to their exposure during ourHollywood Film Festival.

Our latest success story is our HFF winner, CRAIG BREWER, for the sale of his movie “Hustle and Flow” to Paramount Studios for $9 million. Craig Brewer was discovered at the 2000 Hollywood Film Festival when we showcased the world premiere of his first film “Poor and Hungry.”

Another HFF winner, director Robert DeFranco, sold his film “Telling You” to Miramax. Our winner Zoe Clarke-Williams got a directing job for an MGM film after we honored her. In addition, our winning documentarian Janine Hoskins sold her documentary “My Khmer Heart” to HBO.

“For up-and-coming filmmakers looking for a break the festival is the ultimate networking opportunity”, said “Daily Variety.”

** Subject to executives availability and to change without prior notice.

NOTE-IMPORTANT: All of the above subject to change without prior notice.

Festival Nickname: 
HollywoodFest
Edition: 
17
Theme: 
Adventure
American Films
Art-house films
Comedy
Digital
Documentary
European Films
Family
Historical
Horror films
Independent
International
Music
Romance
Thriller
War
Western
Category/Format: 
Digital / DVD
Documentaries
Fiction Features
Independant
Short films
Student film
Festival Info
Price info: 
Screening tickets $16 USD each. VIP Passes $1,250 USD
Opening hours: 
From 1pm to 11pm
Last attendance: 
25000
Number of journalists: 
150
Next Festival Dates: 
10/16/2014 - 10/19/2014
Is the Festival open to the public ?: 
Yes
Does the Festival have a market?: 
No
Does the Festival have a competition ?: 
Yes
Festival Submission
Film submission fee: 
Payment
Film submission amount: 
FRom $40 USD up to $75 USD depending on submission dates
Film call for entry start day: 
01/08/2014
Film call for entry deadline: 
08/15/2014
Festival Ecommerce
Festival Contact
Festival Director Name: 
Jon Fitzgerald
Festival Director E-mail: 
Festival Programmer Name: 
Jon Fitzgerald
Festival Programmer Email: 
Festival Press Contact Name: 
Press Desk
Festival Press Contact Email: 
Festival Commercial Contact Name: 
Carlos de Abreu
Festival Commercial Contact Email: 
E-mail for Webmaster: 

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

ORGANIZERS

Carlos de Abreu (Founder)

Jon Fitzgerald (Executive Director),

CONNECT
With film presentations taking place in the heart of Hollywood, the Festival presents a valuable screening platform for independent filmmakers, while providing for access to the studios and industry at large. The 2013 event will take this concept to the next level, presenting a unique networking program with “**HOLLYWOOD NETWORK® INITIATIVE.” Once again the Hollywood Film Festival will take place at the state of the art ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood. Keep onSCROLLING DOWN to submit film.

NEW ONLINE OPTION 
With filmmakers always looking for broad exposure, this year the “HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL” is pleased to be offering a select number of short films to Internet audiences, providing streaming opportunities to industry professionals and the online community.

HOLLYWOOD GIVES BACK®
In addition, the HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL, through the “Hollywood Gives Back® Project” will showcase the other side of Hollywood, celebrating the Industry’s creative artists who have supported causes around the world. These efforts will be integrated into the CineCause Spotlight section of the Festival.

AWARDS GALA
The winners of the HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL – Features, Documentaries, Shorts – will be recognized on stage at the prestigious HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS GALA ceremony, and will receive 4 complimentary VIP GALA tickets. The Hollywood Film Awards Gala launches the awards season.

We are very proud that our finalists and winners have secured agents and distribution deals (HBO, Miramax, IFC, Indican, 7th Art Releasing, and Starz Entertainment among other distributors) due to their exposure during ourHollywood Film Festival.

Our latest success story is our HFF winner, CRAIG BREWER, for the sale of his movie “Hustle and Flow” to Paramount Studios for $9 million. Craig Brewer was discovered at the 2000 Hollywood Film Festival when we showcased the world premiere of his first film “Poor and Hungry.”

Another HFF winner, director Robert DeFranco, sold his film “Telling You” to Miramax. Our winner Zoe Clarke-Williams got a directing job for an MGM film after we honored her. In addition, our winning documentarian Janine Hoskins sold her documentary “My Khmer Heart” to HBO.

“For up-and-coming filmmakers looking for a break the festival is the ultimate networking opportunity”, said “Daily Variety.”

** Subject to executives availability and to change without prior notice.

NOTE-IMPORTANT: All of the above subject to change without prior notice.

 
Festival Organization
Name: 
Hollywood Film Festival (r)
Address: 
433 N. Camden Drive, Suite 600
City: 
Beverly Hills
State: 
California
Zip code: 
90210
Country: 
United States
Telephone: 
1-310-288-1882

About The Hollywood Film Festival

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