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The Award Winning Butterflies in Temecula, California

After party will follow the Friday screening :) Please come and join us or check for more dates here: ...

Butterflies will screen at following film festivals this fall:

  Other dates and cities to be announced bellow: Butterflies will screen at: Freeze Fest, Czech Republic, September 5th, 2009 Temecula Valley International Film Festival, September 9-13th, 2009 New Filmmakers, New York City, September 16th, 2009 Montana Independent Film Festival, September 27th-28th, 2009 First Glance Philadelphia, October 2009 ...

The Award Winning Film about YouTube, Butterflies has a Facebook Page

Join Butterflies here and get invited to the next screening !   Butterflies Promote Your Page Too ...

Butterflies Selected into Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival

The Award Winning documentary Butterflies has been selected into Southern California festival in Temecula, and will play this September at the Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival. "Butterflies is the first feature film that profiles the YouTube community and examines the power of online media. The film had its World Premiere last month at AOF Film Festival, where it received the Alan J. Bailey Excellence Award for Documentary Filmmaking and was nominated for Bes...

Butterflies Wins Its 1st Award!

Butterflies crew at AOF IFFFirst of all, let me thank all of you for your constant support and if you did make it to our World Premiere, I hope you enjoyed the film. I would like to start by announcing that Butterflies walked out from AOF International Film Festival with The Alan J. Bailey AOF Award of Excellence for Documentary Filmmaking!!!! We were also nominated for Best Social Commentary 2009, but this Award went to the amazing Victory of the Underdog. I honestly believe thi...

Butterflies Tonight!!!!

Hello all: Hope everyone is doing well. Just wanted to remind you that my feature documentary film Butterflies has its Official World Premiere tonight at the AOF Film Festival. The address is confirmed for Regency Theater at 1003 E Colorado Blvd in Pasadena. The screening will start at 8PM with Q&As from the cast and crew and after party following. Please join us to celebrate YouTube on the big screen for the very first time! $10 tickets can be purchased at:

See the Award Nominated documentary about YouTube, Butterflies tomorrow

There is only one day left for the official premiere of Butterflies at the AOF Fest. So far, it has been great seeing other people's films and meeting all the talented filmmakers. But, tomorrow is our turn! Butterflies will screen at AOF (Action on FIlm) International Film Festival July 27th, 2009 @ 8PM Regency Academy Theatre 1003 East Colorado Blvd Pasadena, CA Tickets can be purchased at: There will be a party after t...

Be part of the history on July 27th in LA, see Butterflies

Be there on July 27th, 2009 to see history in making! The online personalities are making it to the big screen and this will, without a doubt, be the end of entertainment as we know it. You remember when television killed the radio star? Well, this is when Internet kills the TV star :) No more fabricated characters in movies, no more perfect people that no one can compare to. These are regular folks, that have it all, and you can see how they did it. See the YouTube stars taking over the e...

The award nominated documentary about YouTube, Butterflies Premieres exactly week from today

Good morning: Just a quick reminder that the 1st ever documentary film about YouTube, Butterflies, is to have its World Premiere exactly one week from today! Would love to meet all of my friends, so if you can make it, come and say hi :) Butterflies got nominated for Best Social Commentary Award and will screen at this year's AOF Film Festival ! July 27th, 2009 @ 8PM Regency Theatre, 673 E Colorado Blvd Pasadena, CA After party to follow the screening!!! Pl...

Butterflies is nominated by AOF for Best Social Commentary Award 2009

Press Release For Immediate Release    Lives of YouTube “Weblebrities” Chronicled in Upcoming Documentary The increasingly popular world of new media has introduced online viewers across the world to a diverse group of individuals in cyberspace. has emerged as one of the leaders to catapult an Average Joe into an instant “Weblebrity” with the stroke of a computer key.  Meet six folks in the feature documentary “Butterflies” who share the common goal of b...

Award nominated documentary Butterflies Premieres in LA

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Butterflies, the film about YouTubers Premieres in LA and you are invited!!!!

Please come to the World Premiere of the first feature film about YouTube, Butterflies. YouTube on a big screen for the very first time here: AOF (Action on FIlm) International Film Festival July 27th, 2009 @ 8PM Theater 1 at the Regency Academy Theatre 673 East Colorado Blvd Pasadena, CA Tickets can be purchased at: The official event invite is on Facebook here:

Butterflies screening at AOF Film Festival

Butteflies will have its World Premiere much earlier than expected as I was just informed that Action on Film Festival has officially selected it for this years run at the end of July. I will post more info once I have it!!!! This is great news! Happy 4th of July all and I hope you will make time to come and see the film if you live in the Los Angeles area. The festival takes place in Pasadena. ...

Czech Republic: Read about Butterflies

Hello all: If you are in Czech make sure you buy Reflex today and read about Butterflies in there. If you are not in Czech but can read Czech, let me know and I will send you the link to the online article once it is live. Otherwise, hope all of you are ready for September 16th for the World Premiere.Please, share this fan page with all :) Thank you and have a great day. Ester More info about today's article here: http://but...

Butterflies in Reflex, Czech Republic

An interview with the director of Butterflies, Ester Brymova will be in the next issue of Reflex, the equivalent of Time magazine in the Czech Republic.  The issue goes on sale Thursday and you can also read the article online at Also, history of YouTube, and short interviews with some of the characters in the film, like LisaNova, DaveDays, Mr Safety or XgobobeanX are part of the article. You can see the World Premiere of Butterflies at the NewFilmmakers series in New...

Official blog for Butterflies, the film about YouTubers

Announcing the World Premiere of Butterflies in NYC on Sept. 16th, 2009? Can you come? Take a poll and let me know here: Thank you for reading and have a great day :)     ...

Win tickets to the world premiere of Butterflies in NYC

Would you be interested in creative competition for tickets to the premiere of Butterflies in NYC? For those who don't love in NY, they can exchange for later tickets in LA or a DVD. If you have twitter, tweet @filmester to let me know that you are interested. Or just simply reply here :) Thank you for reading! Love, Ester   Butterflies: Feature doc about YouTube  ...

Butterflies, in NYC September 16th, 2009

Mark your calendars for September 16th, 2009. The feature film about YouTube called Butterflies will be playing at New York Anthology Film Archives at 7:45 PM Tickets only $6 . This is part of the NewFilmmakers Series :) Please, take a time out of your schedule to come and see this!!   ...

Request Butterflies, the feature documentary film about YouTube, in your city <3

Go here and request it in your cityButterflies in your city: Thank you <3 ...

1st offer for distribution of my first feature film Butterflies

Today, we received our 1st offer for Butterflies for worldwide distribution from Journeyman Pictures. We are very excited, considering the film hasn't started its festival run yet. We are looking forward to see where this "journey" takes us. See more about the film here: or   For any quest...

Butterflies featured at

Butterflies, the feature documentary film about YouTube is featured on You can check it out here:   Yeay, and thank you! ...

Butterflies at Film Festival

Butterflies has been accepted to screen at NewFilmmakers in New York City on September 16th, 2009. The screening will start at 7:45pm and everybody is invited to attend. The screening takes place at Anthology Film Archives :)   ...

Butterflies The Movie

Butterflies follows the lives of six young people that are prominent 'weblebrities' on a video site YouTube. The film explores the new media, its power and its future. Will the Internet overcome traditional media? Will new media and traditional media merge? The film documents the struggles and successes of characters and their hopes to become the new 'virtual' celebrities. Watch the trailer here:   ...


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