Tag: Film Festival

The Columbia Gorge Film Festival in Big Bear with Environmental Themes

Big Bear CA, September 18th, 2016 –  The Columbia Gorge International Film Festival is announcing it’s full line up of films and screenplays. The four-day festival, which remains completely free to attend, will take place September 22-25, 2016 and will open with a film for the whole family, SUSTAINABLE by Matt Wechsler & Annie Speicher in the Big Bear Performing Arts Center, preceded by a live dance performance over the film SIRENA, directed by Robin Bisio, followed by live music an cocktails after the film. The festival will present 120 films and screenplays from around the globe in all categories, genres and lengths. The festival...

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Film Festival Offers Camp to High School Students

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 27, 2012 — The Big Bear Lake International Film Festival has always strived to be a catalyst for young and emerging talent. Now, with a generous contribution from County Supervisor Neil Derry, they’re expanding their educational outreach to high school students throughout Southern California. This year’s Festival will include the first ever Film Camp for 28 aspiring filmmakers. The students will get four days of hands-on training, workshops and seminars with industry professionals and festival honorees. Organized and led by Camp Ambassadors, the campers will make their way through each day’s events in groups designed to focus on specific aspects of filmmaking including: Screenwriting and Story Development Camera and Production Equipment Workshops Cinematography Workshops Graphic Animation and 3-D Workshops Directing and Introduction to Acting Sets, Props, and Production Design Post-Production Skills Festival Event and Interview Documentation Independent Film Screenings and Q&A’s with Filmmaker This program is designed for high school students who are passionate about making films. Participation in the program will require the student to be engaged 8 to 12 hours each day in various workshops, screenings and other events. The deadline to submit applications is September 4. Camp tuition is $630 but scholarships are available. More information at...

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Big Bear Lake International Film Festival Celebrates Young Adventurers!

Big Bear, Ca, September 16, 2011, 4:00pm – The Big Bear Lake International Film Festival is this weekend, and this year’s Sidebar Showcase will promote young adventure, featuring Big Bear’s own Jordan Romero, with Zac and Abby Sunderland presenting filmmaker awards. Jordan holds a world record for the youngest person ever to stand on the summit of Mt. Everest and Zac Sunderland has set two world records: one as the youngest ever to sail around the world, and the other as the first under the age of 18. Zac now speaks around the nation encouraging youth to have their own adventures, and will present his documentary, “Intrepid” at the Festival.  Zac’s younger sister, Abby Sunderland also set sail around the world, but her 40-foot sailboat was completely disabled after being hit by a massive rogue wave. Abby wrote a book about her experience called “Unsinkable: A Young Woman’s Courageous Battle on the High Seas”. Abby will be at the Film Festival and available to autograph her book. She’ll also present her DVD documentary called “Wild Eyes: The Abby Sunderland Story”. The Big Bear Lake International Film Festival attracts an average of 5,000 attendees every year and will celebrate its 12th anniversary at this year’s event this weekend. More information about the film festival can be found at...

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