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Wild Rose Independent Film Festival


The Wild Rose Independent Film Festival located in beautiful Des Moines, Iowa, heading into the 9th year, features top international independent features, shorts, documentaries and animated films and hosts informative filmmaking workshops with industry pros. These films compete for awards in over 20 categories including: acting, directing, editing, cinematography, original music and others. The Wild Rose also features the fantastic Iowa Film Showcase Series with exclusive theatrical screenings or rarely seen theatrical screenings of Iowa connected films.
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Wild Rose Independent Film Festival

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Festival presentation: 

The Wild Rose Independent Film Festival will be held November 3-10, 2011 at the Fleur Cinema and Café in Des Moines. This artsy, hip and indie -friendly theatre/coffee house/bar/cafe has proven to be a fun and convenient venue also allowing attending filmmakers and audience close proximity to a wide variety of shops, restaurants, bars and music. Just 5 minutes from both the Des Moines International Airport and Downtown Des Moines, the Fleur has proven to be a very popular location!

Festival Nickname: 
WRIFF
Edition: 
9
Festival Logo: 
Theme: 
Adventure
American Films
Animation
Art, Dance, Music
Art-house films
Awards
British Films
Children
Comedy
Documentary
Education
Environnement/Nature
Family
Fantasy/Science Fiction
Historical
Horror films
Independent
International
Music
National
Romance
Science
Student films
Thriller
Women
Category/Format: 
Animated Films
Digital / DVD
Documentaries
Experiment
Fiction Features
Independant
Industrial
Mixed
Music video
Short films
Student film
Video / TV
Work-In-Progress
Festival Info
Price info: 
Varies
Opening hours: 
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Next Festival Dates: 
11/03/2011 - 11/10/2011
Is the Festival open to the public ?: 
Yes
Does the Festival have a market?: 
Yes
Does the Festival have a competition ?: 
Yes
Festival Submission
Film submission fee: 
Payment
Film call for entry start day: 
04/15/2011
Festival Contact
Festival Director Name: 
Kim Busbee
Festival Director E-mail: 
Festival Programmer Name: 
Keri Mullin
Festival Programmer Email: 
Festival Press Contact Name: 
Kim Busbee
Festival Press Contact Email: 
Festival Commercial Contact Name: 
Keri Mullin
Festival Commercial Contact Email: 
E-mail for Webmaster: 

AriesWorks Entertainment announces the April 15th Call for Entries to the 9th Annual “Wild Rose”, the longest continuously running, fastest growing international film festival in Iowa! Established filmmakers worldwide are invited to send their best features, shorts, documentaries and animated work to the “Wild Rose” at   www.ariesworks.com  or  www.withoutabox.com  to compete for prestigious screening slots and the WRIFF’s many awards in multiple categories including: cinematography, writing, production and sound design, editing, acting, directing, casting and many others. The Wild Rose Independent Film Festival will be held November 3-10 at the Fleur Cinema and Café in Des Moines. This artsy, hip and indie -friendly theatre/coffee house/bar/cafe has proven to be a fun and convenient venue also allowing attending filmmakers and audience close proximity to a wide variety of shops, restaurants, bars and music. Just 5 minutes from both the Des Moines International Airport and Downtown Des Moines, the Fleur has proven to be a very popular location! Bringing in renowned film industry experts and celebrities from across the country, the Wild Rose also hosts informative industry Workshops, a Filmmakers Panel featuring esteemed professionals and a Keynote Speaker for the exciting Awards Ceremony.  Past Wild Rose Presenters have included Troma Entertainment’s Lloyd Kaufman (Cannibal! The Musical, The Toxic Avenger); writer/director/producer/ film rep Stu Pollard (Nice Guys Sleep Alone, Keep Your Distance); Emmy Award-winning actor/writer, GregAlan Williams (The Sopranos, Remember the Titans, Old School, Be Cool, Haunting Villisca); actor/photographer Ben Easter  (Holiday in the Sun, Pearl Harbor, I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer, Molly’s Girl); legendary Hollywood icon/former Network Exec./ screenwriting teacher/ author Lew Hunter (Screenwriting 434); LA actress/casting director/acting coach and owner of JRose Studio, Jamie Rose (Lady Blue, Falcon Crest, ER, Children of the Corn);  John Putch, award-winning indie filmmaker (Mojave Phone Booth, Route 30, Route 30, Too!) and TV/film director (Ugly Betty, Scrubs, My name is Earl, American Pie, The Poseidon Adventure), and New York television and film actress Ellen Dolan (As the World Turns, Law and Order: SVU, Walker: Texas Ranger, If I Die Before I Wake and Molly’s Girl.)To enter the 2011Wild Rose Independent Film Festival visit: www.ariesworks.com  or   www.withoutabox.com Contact:  Kimberly Busbee   bobbusbee@aol.com      515/707-1533                                    END RELEASE

Festival Organization
Name: 
Wild Rose Independent Film Festival
Address: 
1620 Pleasant St., #234
City: 
Des Moines
State: 
Iowa
Zip code: 
50314
Country: 
United States
Telephone: 
515-707-1533

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