Hollywood, CA, March 27, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The 10th annual FirstGlance Film Fest Hollywood opens on Friday, April 9th and runs though Sunday, April 11th, 2010 at Raleigh Studios Chaplin Theater, 5300 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA. This independent, bi-coastal festival showcases award winning features, short narratives, documentaries and mini-docs, animation, music videos and student shorts from all genres. With an online shorts contest, FirstGlance also brings indie shorts to audiences at home. Register for the contest in late March and vote online for 6 weeks at www.firstglancefilms.com. The winning short screens at FirstGlance Philadelphia and James Caan will view and review it.
The festival kicks off Friday, April 9th when doors open at 7:30 p.m. for the 8:00 p.m. screening of:
Lizard – World Premiere
The Lifter Upper – World Premiere
Once Fallen – World Premiere starring Taraji P Henson, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, and Peter Weller
The Saturday, April 10th Matinee Screening at 3:30 p.m. features:
The Extraordinary Monday Of Herman Brumby – World Premiere
Peaceful Measures – Hollywood Premiere
The Saturday, April 10th Twilight Screening at 5:30 p.m. features:
Artois The Goat – Hollywood Premiere
The Saturday, April 10th Prime Time Screening at 8:00 p.m. features:
Think Tank “Arcadia” – World Premiere
Crossing The Line - Hollywood Premiere starring Anne Ramsay and James Eckhouse
Hector Corp – Hollywood Premiere
Meth – World Premiere
In My Pocket – World Premiere starring Gregory Smith, Brendan Sexton III, Shantel VanSanten, Kaylee DeFer, and Zack Ward
The Sunday, April 11th Matinee Screening at 3:30 p.m. features:
Under God – World Premiere
Head In The Sand – World Premiere
As Eever, Stan
Brushes With Life – World Premiere
The Sunday, April 11th Twilight Screening at 5:30 features:
Run! – World Premiere
Flat Love – Hollywood Premiere starring Isabella Rossellini
Abuelo – FirstGlance Philadelphia’s Best of the Fest Winner
Dreams – World Premiere
The Sunday, April 11th Closing Night Screening at 8:00 p.m. features:
The God Mother
Alienated – World Premiere starring Vincent Pastore
Charlie Valentine starring Raymond J Berry, Michael Weatherly, James Russo,
and Tom Berenger
“Filmmakers and audiences enjoy our festival because FirstGlance brings a number of indie premieres to the screen, audiences vote for the “Best of the Fest” creating a fun, competitive environment at each screening plus instant audience feedback for the filmmakers, and there are after parties ideal for Q & As and networking,” said Bill Ostroff, Festival Director.
Tickets on sale now at http://www.firstglancefilms.com/hollywood/schedule.
Matinee Screenings $8.00
First Night and Closing Night Screening $12.00
All Other Screenings $10.00
All Access Pass $50.00
Complete screening schedule available at http://firstglancefilms.com/hollywood/schedule.
Watch trailers for FirstGlance Hollywood 10 films at http://firstglancefilms.com/hollywood/trailers.
FirstGlance Films’ year round activities include: FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia and Hollywood, Feature & Short Screenplay Competitions, On-line Film Competition, Show Us Your Shorts Screenings, OctoberfestPhilly, and Short Film Productions. In 2007, Moviemaker Magazine named FirstGlance as “One of 40 Most Indie Friendly Businesses” and “One of 20 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee,” and in 2006, Time Magazine named FirstGlance “One of the Top 10 Festivals for the Rest of Us.”
Co-sponsored by Sony Software, Baseline Studio Systems, Glidecam, Showbiz Software, Gorilla Software, ReelLogix Software, Final Draft, Twisted Tracks, Moviemaker Magazine, Frame Forge 3D, Movies Unlimited, CMM Productions, ProductionHub, InkTip, Indiepix, Withoutabox, and the Greater Philadelphia Film Office.