2013 Florida Film Festival Feature Film Competition Announced

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2013 Florida Film Festival Feature Film Competition Announced Featuring Two World Premieres!

The Narrative and Documentary Feature Film selections for the 2013 Florida Film Festival American Independent Competition were announced. Nineteen of the selections will be celebrating a premiere: 2 World, 6 East Coast, 8 Southeast and 3 Florida premieres. Among the recognizable faces on screen this year are Jane Adams (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind),

Jason Ritter (TV’s Parenthood), Jesse Eisenberg(The Social Network), Tippi Hedren (The Birds), and Melanie Lynskey (Up In the Air).

AMERICAN INDEPENDENT COMPETITION

Competition Documentaries

BIG JOY: THE ADVENTURES OF JAMES BROUGHTON/USA (Director: Eric Slade, Stephen Silha, Dawn Logsdon) EAST COAST PREMIERE

DOWNEAST/USA (Director: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin) SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

FAR OUT ISN’T FAR ENOUGH: THE TOMI UNGERER STORY/USA (Director: Brad Bernstein)

FIRST COMES LOVE/USA (Director: Nina Davenport) SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

ICEBERG SLIM: PORTRAIT OF A PIMP/USA (Director: Jorge Hinojosa) FLORIDA PREMIERE

INFORMANT/USA (Director: Jamie Meltzer) SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

MAGICAL UNIVERSE/USA (Director: Jeremy Workman) WORLD PREMIERE

SEEKING ASIAN FEMALE/USA (Director: Debbie Lum) SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

SHEPARD & DARK/USA (Director: Treva Wurmfield) SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

YEAR OF THE LIVING DEAD/USA (Director: Rob Kuhns) EAST COAST PREMIERE

AMERICAN INDEPENDENT COMPETITION

Narrative Features

ALL THE LIGHT IN THE SKY/USA (Director: Joe Swanberg) EAST COAST PREMIERE

BE GOOD/USA (Director: Todd Looby) EAST COAST PREMIERE

THE FORGOTTEN KINGDOM/USA (Director: Andrew Mudge) WORLD PREMIERE

FREE SAMPLES/USA (Director: Jay Gammill) FLORIDA PREMIERE

THE HISTORY OF FUTURE FOLK/USA (Director: J.Anderson Mitchell, Jeremy Kipp Walker) SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

NANCY, PLEASE/USA (Director: Andrew Semans) FLORIDA PREMIERE

PUTZEL/USA (Director: Jason Chaet) SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

THE TAIWAN OYSTER/USA (Director: Mark Jarrett) SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

THIS IS MARTIN BONNER/USA (Director: Chad Hartigan) EAST COAST PREMIERE

THIS IS WHERE WE LIVE/USA (Director: Josh Barrett, Marc Menchaca) EAST COAST PREMIERE

 

The complete Festival film lineup will be revealed Wednesday, March 13. Early redemption occurs Wednesday, March 13 – Saturday, March 16. Individual film tickets will be available to the general public starting Sunday, March 17.

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Registration Is Open For KidsFest: Young Filmmakers’ Summer Camp At The Enzian Theatre

The Enzian Theater in Maitland offer the chance to create your own movie at Young Filmmakers’ Summer Camp! Experience the art of filmmaking as you study cinematic techniques, learn about the exciting history of filmmaking, and dive into the production of an independent film. After wrapping the shoot, see your work projected on the big screen with your fellow filmmakers, family, and friends.

In addition to learning aspects of making a film (script writing, character development, shooting, editing, and more), students will learn a brief summary of film history and why film is still an important form of expression today.

This two-week summer camp, held July 23 – 27 and July 30 – August 3 with a graduation ceremony held on August 5, is located at Enzian Theater and open to children entering grades 5-8. No previous experience with filmmaking or equipment is required.

Full Camp dates and hours are as follows:

  • Mon-Thu 7/23-26 Camp: 9am – 5 pm
  • Friday 7/27 Camp: 9am – 3pm
  • Friday 8/3 Camp: 9am – 3pm
  • Sunday 8/5 Graduation & Premiere: 11am

Also during KidFest, there is a KidFest Summer Movie Series which offers film fans and children of all ages the rare opportunity to experience an exceptional selection of family-friendly movies. From unique, side-splitting silent comedy classics to popular and unusual retro favorites, Monday through Thursday screenings are now FREE for everyone and individual tickets on weekends are only $5!

The schedule for the KidFest Summer Movie Series is as follows:

Tuition for the Young Filmmaker’s Summer Camp is $500/$475 for Enzian Film Society members. To join the Enzian Film Society, click here.

Click here to fill out the registration form and make payment!

Tuition includes:

  • All instruction and supplies
  • Catered lunches and snacks each day of camp
  • Special red-carpet event for family and friends to see the final projects premiere on the big Enzian screen.

Please email Hollie Mahadeo at hmahadeo@enzian.org with any questions regarding KidFest.

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