Program Announced for the 2014 Independent Film Quarterly (IFQ) Film and Webisode Festival
Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Independent Film Quarterly Film & Webisode Festival today announced their lineup of features, shorts, webisodes and seminars, taking place August 14-16 at Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave, Hollywood, CA (Chaplin Building). The opening night red carpet party will take place at Beverly Hills hotspot 424 Beverly Hills (424 N. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210) on August 14 from 8-11pm and will welcome participating filmmakers, screenwriters and film industry. Awards will be handed out to a selection of filmmakers and actors for the contribution to indie films. Actress Bai Ling (The Crow) is confirmed to attend opening night.
The closing night film "White Dwarf" is a comedy/drama feature directed by Ryan Fox, starring Anil Raman, Lance Bass (NSYNC), Brock Kelly (Pitch Perfect), Carlos Miranda (The Bling Ring), Ryan Rottman (90210) and Jessie Andrews.
Now in its fourth year, the festival’s mission is to showcase a diverse range of features, shorts, and entertaining webisodes. Festival director Shawn Lukaszewicz commented, “We are really looking forward to welcoming the brightest filmmakers and screenwriters along with respected industry professionals and film enthusiasts to our event.” Lukaszewicz continued, “Our objective is to program quality content, give filmmakers a platform to showcase their work, win awards, and attendees get an opportunity to watch great indie films.”
Stuart Alson, CEO of leading indie film distribution company, ITN Distribution Inc. will host an informative seminar to educate filmmakers on the fundamentals of foreign and domestic distribution. The session, which will include a Q and A, will take place at the Fairbanks Theatre (Raleigh Studios) on Saturday, August 16 from 2-4pm.
This year’s screenplay semi-finalists are Cause written by David J. Schroeder; The Abyss of Pain written by David Sabbath; The Night Witches written by Steven Prowse; Ring Bearers written by P.W. Gaven; Troublesome Creek written by Wesley Mullins and Grace written by Jeffrey Allen Russel and Lynda Lemberg.
Tickets & Box Office Information: Tickets are $12 in advance on http://www.ticketweb.com. Guests can go to http://www.ticketweb.com and type in the film’s title in the "search" box or type in "IFQ." Or, guests can purchase tickets for $15 at the door. For a complete festival schedule, please visit http://independentfilmquarterly.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=929&Itemid=140.
For more information, please visit http://www.ifqmagazine.com
Press requests and industry accreditation will be handled by Briege McGarrity via email at bmcgarritypr(at)gmail.com.