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Where Film and Cars Collide…
Where the Engine Meets the Celluloid… Where Hollywood Meets the Motor City…
Just at the intersection of “Le Mans” and “Gone In Sixty Seconds”!
Cars In Film Fest is premiering in sunny Santa Monica with locations including the Santa Monica Pier at the “End of Route 66” and the Third Street Promenade with it’s three theaters containing seventeen screens.  Both the Santa Monica Pier and the Third Street Promenade have a combined average daily foot traffic of over 100,000 people, a welcomed attendance in addition to our scheduled film festival attendees.  Its Red Carpet gala presentations are surrounding the “film famous” sandy Santa Monica Beach, from September 23, 2012, through September 30, 2012, and it is designated to be one of the largest film festivals in the state of California and a nationally recognized filmmaker forum; we are projecting an attendance of 24,000 in this, our premier year.

Cars In Film Film Festival 2012 was created to celebrate independent film-making by using the motor its “vehicle,” making our California scene, "The Land Of The Car," its backdrop!  Although this is a film festival with full awards and educational symposia programs partnering us with film organizations such as Panavision, we are also partnered with other prestigious entities such as the Petersen Automotive Museum, bringing their membership to our festival and especially our Honoree Gala.  Other automobile attractions such as sponsored vehicles and vintage film cars will have a concourse presence on our promenade; we’re encouraging “Street Teamers” with a new-car “Ride and Drive” and a celebrity car rally, and we are offering a “Supercar” for a charity auction...just to name a few high-end fun events, and a slight variance from the usual film festival appeal.

Cars In Film Film Festival, a non-profit entity, is planning significant fiscal impact by contributing to two important charities annually and bringing jobs and tourism to our locale, while celebrating the Indie Filmmaker and Film.  Knowing that a larger than life populous believes independent film is crucial to our culture and to the future of cinema is inspiring involvement allowing our festival a larger outreach for Industry Relations, Marketing and Sponsorship, Advisory Board and Jury development, Symposia Panelists outreach, Educational outreach, Civic Agency and Film Commission relations, and many more necessary areas of constant development providing and sustaining the best credentialed film festival, making the biggest difference ever to this enormous demographic!
Though its selected screenings, educational symposia and gala awards events our festival's central focus is to discover, honor, and point out a jury's best recommendations as honor recipients in this well accredited and attended festival.  Our participating sponsors and partners ultimately allow Cars In Film Fest to provide these essential resources helping filmmakers create new work, build an audience for their projects, and diversify voices in the film community.  In Short, WE SUPPORT YOU, THE FILMMAKER, AND YOUR FILMS!  We enrich this experience by infusing it with the city color, cuisine, sand and surf of Santa Monica, California.

An exciting aspect of our Awards Program is all films including student films, both feature and short, are included in the entire Awards program meaning students can possibly take home the “coveted” Golden Car Award for the Shorts, Features, Peoples’ Choice and Special Awards Programs as well as the Best Academic Film Award.  We at CIFF feel that by allowing students to participate in the entire program we may discover a fantastic young filmmaker ready for introduction to the film industry!  And, by making this submission feature available to all entries...films deserving accolades could receive several awards as well as “top honors” eligible for over $100,000 in cash and rewards, and also giving added exposure and celebration!
Cars in Film Film Festival is designed to become one of the largest film festivals in the State of California, and a nationally recognized filmmaker forum with the intention of becoming an accredited film festival to which "Oscar" pays attention!  Galas, live entertainment, premier screenings and competitions, along with symposia featuring noted filmmakers, actors, directors, car aficionados and motorsports celebrities are combined to create a dynamic eight-day event beginning in the Summer of 2012!
“What is more “LA” than celebrating Cars In Film...and film?  After all, we couldn’t really call it "LA Film Fest," could we..?  Oh and… bring your Surfboard!”

NEWSLETTER N° 504: April 9, 2011

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Jugendfilmfestival- International Youth Film Film Festival

From Fr 05th to Sun 07th March 2004 the 2nd International Youth Film Festival will take place in Austria. Our aim is to bring as many filmmakers from all over the world to the Tyrol. The IJFF should be a place to meet people with same interests.

NEWSLETTER N° 362: April 30, 2008

user and CFC Media Lab, Telefilm Canada in partnership with Moving Pictures, Film & Festivals Magazine and are proud to present another installment of our Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Cannes Film Festival. This year promises to be a stellar line up that includes MingleTalk at the Canadian Pavilion — an even...

Tallgrass Film Film Festival fundraising screening of Greensburg

The Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts and Tallgrass Film Festival present a fundraising screening of Greensburg, an hour-long documentary film by Wichita native Brian Schodorf, following a reception at 6 p.m., Sunday, May 4 at Oscar’s Sports Bar in the Warren Old Town Theatre. A question and answer session with the filmmaker will follow the screening. A suggested donation of $10 will be accepted at the door, with proceeds going to Greensburg through the South Central Community Fo...


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