46th Annual WorldFest-Houston Media Advisory
BY Alex Wang [ April 11, 2013 at 19:49:40 ]
|46th Annual WorldFest-Houston Media Advisory|
“Save The Date” April 12-21, 2013
Come see the brightest and best of the emerging cinematic talents…!
10 Great Days in April, 2013. Come see the rising stars of film at WorldFest first!
157 New International Indie Shorts and Features from 33 Nations!
Who: The 46th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival
What: Important numbers~ 10 great days, 50 award-winning Indie films,107 great short films,
550 Indie filmmakers from around the globe, 6 Master Classes, One Opening Night Champagne Gala Premiere, One Grand Awards Gala & Cocktail Reception with the filmmakers, 2 Closing Day events ~ Houston Yacht Club Consular Regatta/Barbecue & VIP NASA/Space Center Houston Tour.
When: Film Festival: April 12-21st, 2013
Daily Film screenings: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. (plus matinees at 1p.m. - 3p.m & 5p.m. Sat & Sun)
Master Classes: Thursday, Friday and Saturday April 18, 19, & 20 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Grand Finale Consular Regatta and Barbecue: April 21 at 1 p.m. at The Houston Yacht Club.
Where: All films at the AMC Studio 30 Theaters at 2949 Dunvale in SW Houston. 2 miles West of 610.
Master Class seminars/ Awards Gala ~ HQ Marriott Westchase Hotel, 2900 Briarpark.
Closing Day Regatta ~ The Houston Yacht Club; VIP tour NASA/Space Center Houston.
Ticket Info: Many options per person~$7.50 for a single matinee, $12.50 per single admission, to Film Buff $100, Silver Screen $150, to the ultimate VIP Platinum Pass $500. Check www.worldfest.org for details. Tickets available mid-March online and up to capacity at showtime at Box-Office.
All films, seminars and events are open to the public.
Hotel Info:Special Festival Room Discounts available at our headquarters hotel, The HQ Marriott Westchase when you mention “WorldFest!” - 713-978-7400.
Background: WorldFest, founded in 1961, is the oldest independent film festival in the world
and 3rd oldest film festival in the United States. This annual event has evolved into a competitive Independent International film festival showcasing the rising stars of tomorrow! WorldFest gave first honors to Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, Francis Ford Coppola, Randal Kleiser, Oliver Stone, John Lee Hancock , The Coen Bros and hundreds of others! WorldFest Houston is a non-profit 501-(c)-(3) status - educational and cultural organization.
For more information about WorldFest, its annual competition, and past winners, visit www.worldfest.org
Deirdre Gilbert, Features Programmer 713-965-9955, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lauren Calderon, Shorts Programmer, 713-965-9955, email@example.com
Hunter Todd, Executive Director, 713-965-9955, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathleen Haney, Program Director, 713-965-9955, email@example.com