Santa Catalina Film Festival
- Category: Santa Catalina Film Festival
- Published on 03 March 2011
The inaugural Santa Catalina Film Festival will be held May 6-8, 2011, in Avalon, Santa Catalina Island. The Santa Catalina Film Festival (SCFF) is a three day festival celebrating independent film with screenings all weekend in addition to discussion panels with top film industry executives.
Guests in attendance to include actor and environmental advocate, ED BEGLEY, Jr. who joins Multi-platinum Grammy Award-winners ALL-4-ONE, Emmy-winner and Grammy-nominated WAYNE BRADY, along with the cast of Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place. In addition, All-4-One (I Swear, I Can Love You Like That) will perform at the iconic Casino Theater on opening night in the 1,200-seat historic world’s first-ever sound theater, where Cecil B. DeMille and Charlie Chaplin came to screen their very first talkie films. Steeped in Hollywood history, this is where the Santa Catalina Film Festival’s Red Carpet arrivals, Opening Gala, and premiere film kicks-off.
The first SFF Call for Entries are now open. Submission guidelines, applications, and more information can be found at the festival website. SCFF will award films in various categories, and the Isla Earth Award for the Conservation Series will be presented by the Catalina Island Conservancy honoring a film that has a similar mission in protecting, educating and promoting the power of nature.