If you can dream it, you can do it. -Walt Disney
Quality is a great business plan. -John Lasseter
Let's make some funny pictures. -Tex Avery
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. -Howard Zinn
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins. -Chuck Jones
And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? -Jesus
A man should never neglect his family for business. -Walt Disney
What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. -Ralph Bakshi
Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about. -Chuck Jones
Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. -Buddhist Proverb
For those events that animation fans appreciate.
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International Family Film Festival returns
to Raleigh Studios on March 16-20, 2011
Screenings, Awards and Panels highlight 16th edition
92 family-friendly films from 22 countries to unspool over the five-day event that will draw 5,000 plus film fans and industry professionals:
Select films including Without Wings, a short film by Meagan Weaver from Chapman University featuring Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit), Amish Grace, a feature film from Larry Thompson Organization, Inc., featuring Kimberly Williams (We Are Marshall, Father of the Bride), Café, a feature film from Nationlight Productions featuring Jennifer Love Hewitt (Ghost Whisperer) and many more!
Topical Panel Discussions such as “Guerilla Film Financing”, “Producing in China”, “Indie Distribution”, “How to Sell your Screenplay”, “Distribution on the Web” and others
Festival awards ceremony including the “Friz Animation Award” for excellence in animation arts to the innovative leaders at Pixar Animation Studios.
Sales and Acquisition market for film producers and distributors.
WHERE: Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave, Hollywood, California
WHEN: Opening Night Film, March 16 at 7:00pm “Café”
March 17-18 1:00-10 pm
March 19-20 10:00am-11:00pm
TICKETS: $250 All-festival pass (includes all films & Panels)
$40 All-day pass (includes all films)
$25 opening-night film & reception
$15 individual Panels
$10 film tickets, $8 group rate for 10 or more
ALERT: Opening Day press conference, March 16 at 1:00pm, featuring appearances by stars from festival films, one of China’s premiere actresses, Ruoming Huar, Syria’s award-winning animator Sulafa Hijazi, along with surprise appearances from Australia, Nigeria, Alaska and festival officials
Carl DiOrio, IFFF publicist, 310-415-9003, firstname.lastname@example.org
OTHER INFO: For further schedule and tickets information, see http://www.iffilmfest.org or call 818-230-2572.
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