Houston, TX, June 15, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival, Houston, TX - USA, October 7 to 9, 2011
The Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival (BCIFF) will take place this Fall in downtown Houston, Texas. The Festival is presented by The PROGRESS Arts Group Inc., a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and create opportunities through the arts, worldwide.
Focused on positivity, hope, and encouragement, BCIFF was founded in response to the need for a viable platform for filmmakers and artists to showcase more educational, inspirational, and positive works. The Festival will present awards to winners in each category, as well as recognize its 2011 Inspirational Excellence Achievement Award recipients as the Festival concludes, and distribution possibilities may be available to top films.
Attendees will learn the ins and outs of the business from world-renowned industry professionals who will be facilitating dynamic workshops and seminars. Special guests hail from around the globe, including some of Hollywood's most recognized stars, directors, and producers, to share valuable knowledge and insight during the three-day event. BCIFF will also spotlight young filmmaking talents from all over.
Mission and Objective
The Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival was founded to showcase diverse film and video projects that educate and enlighten its audiences on political, social, psychological, economic, religious, and a wide variety of other world issues; to portray positive relationships and morals through both individual and family values, and offer hope, encouragement, and inspiration towards the betterment of society.
More About The Festival
Fest alum Lisa Almstead “The Bare Foot Bull Rider - Most Inspirational Short Film Award Winner” applauds BCIFF, “Thank you for the award and thank you and your staff for inviting us to the festival. You all did a wonderful and professional job organizing and running the festival, on par with the older festivals like Austin Film Festival and Sundance. Your festival and this award has already opened doors for our film. Thank you, again.”
Judy Cook, representative for “Flunked – Best Educational Documentary Award Winner” shares her fest experience with the BCIFF staff, “The festival was wonderful, inspiring, and I had a great time. I met many wonderful people that want to see your organization reach higher levels, and I believe it will.”
Two year fest alum Geoff Davis “The Team Player” & “The Marrying Kind - 3rd Place Winner Short Film Competition” attests that BCIFF's "esprit de corps was noticeably apparent with not only the festival workers, but also with the filmmakers. I immensely enjoyed myself, so much so that I plan to attend next year, regardless of whether I exhibit one of my projects there or not."
If your film has something important to say about making the world a better place, submit it to the Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival today.