Arlington, TX, July 15, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Blanchard Schaefer Advertising & Public Relations, an award-winning strategic marketing services firm, has been named the agency of record for the Lone Star Film Society (LSFS). The agency will develop and execute strategic public relations initiatives to build awareness of various events throughout the year, culminating with the Lone Star International Film Festival, that will be held at Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth, Texas on Nov. 11-15, 2009.
“Partnering with the Lone Star Film Society to educate local audiences, as well as the international and national film community, about the organization’s valuable contributions to the art of filmmaking is an exciting opportunity,” said Ken Schaefer, president at Blanchard Schaefer. “In addition, the local arts and culture scene is a vital component of a vibrant community, and we look forward to supporting its continued growth.”
Based in Fort Worth, the LSFS is dedicated to celebrating film with year-round programming that includes partnerships with other institutions within Fort Worth’s world-class cultural community. It is also committed to developing educational programming to teach local students about the art and business of filmmaking, relying heavily on membership support and fundraising efforts. The organization’s foremost event, the Lone Star International Film Festival, has received worldwide recognition for both its programming and artistic vision.
About The Lone Star Film Society
The Lone Star Film Society exists to preserve and present the art of the moving image and examine its influence on world culture. LSFS, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, achieves these goals and engenders visual literacy by cultivating an appreciation of the visual arts, supporting film initiatives in the community and building the recognition and status of Fort Worth, and of Texas in filmmaking. The Lone Star Film Society is host of the Lone Star International Film Festival, Fort Worth in Sundance Square. The festival highlights the very best in independent filmmaking from around the world. The festival has honored such filmmakers as Martin Sheen, T-Bone Burnett, Bill Paxton, Sidney Lumet, Melonie Diaz and Fred Durst. This year’s festival will be held November 11 – 15, 2009. Visit us on line at www.lsiff.com.
About Blanchard Schaefer Advertising & Public Relations
Blanchard Schaefer Advertising & Public Relations, an award-winning strategic marketing services firm, offers a full array of advertising and public relations expertise and services with a focus in the healthcare, supply chain and logistics, health and beauty, multi-location/franchise, and technology verticals. Its client-tailored strategic marketing services include proficiency and innovation in research, identity/collateral development, branding, creative, media placement, news generation/dissemination, media relations and trade show and speaking engagement coordination. Based in Arlington, Texas, Blanchard Schaefer serves clients across the United States. For more information, visit www.bsapr.com.