Hollywood Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Hollywood Film Festival
SINCE: 1997
WHERE: Los Angeles, California
WEBSITE: www.hollywoodfilmfestival.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Festival will showcase the best in regional and international cinema, presenting a unique combination of socially conscious filmmakers, emerging artists and master storytellers in the film capital of the world.

“AUTUMN BLOOD” “WALKING THE CAMINO” Win Top Awards at 2013 Hollywood Film Festival

“AUTUMN BLOOD” “WALKING THE CAMINO” Win Top Awards at 2013 Hollywood Film Festival

AUTUMN BLOOD directed by Markus BlunderAUTUMN BLOOD directed by Markus Blunder

 The 17th Hollywood Film Festival which ran from Friday, October 18 to Sunday, October 20 in Hollywood. announced the award winners for the 2013 Festival.  The Narrative Award for Best Film went to Markus Blunder for AUTUMN BLOOD, and the Best Documentary Award went to Lydia Smith for WALKING THE CAMINO.  The Emerging Filmmaker Award was added this year to honor a local filmmaker in the inaugural “Celebrate Hollywood” section, films either shot in Hollywood or referencing show business. The prize went to Nathan Sutton for AUTUMN WANDERER.

25 Films on Lineup for Narrative and Documentary Feature Competition at 17th Hollywood Film Festival

25 Films on Lineup for Narrative and Documentary Feature Competition at 17th Hollywood Film Festival

A Star For Rose, directed by Daniel Yost and starring Debbie AllenA Star For Rose, directed by Daniel Yost and starring Debbie Allen

25 films have been chosen for Narrative and Documentary Feature Competition at the upcoming 17th Hollywood Film Festival, taking place from October 17 to 21, 2013, at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood.  Films include LIFE INSIDE OUT, directed by Jill D’Agnenica, which tells the story of a mother who returns to her dream of pursuing music, the passion of her youth, and through this finds a way to connect with her troubled teenage son. All filmmakers and talent in the movie are Hollywood based. The film was shot in and around Hollywood and embodies the festival’s theme of pursuing dreams.  Another film is A STAR FOR ROSE, directed by Daniel Yost and starring Debbie Allen which tells the story of three lost souls, homeless on Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk Of Fame, who meet in conflict, then slowly bond together to find meaning, humor and joy in their lives. Both of these projects will be presented here as World Premieres.