Friday, September 10, 2010
Burbank International Film Festival Opening Night
Tonight marks the opening of the 2010 Burbank International Film Festival. The nine-day event is filled with shorts, features, music videos, and seminars by and for filmmakers from all over the world.
The festivities kick off at 5:30 PM with a red carpet event and opening reception at the Burbank AMC 6 movie theater. Following the get-together is the first screening of the week, a feature length documentary called The Elephant in the Living Room by Michael Webber. The film dives into the world of exotic pets in the U.S. suburbs.
More screenings continue through the week at four locations. In addition to the AMC 6, films are scheduled to be shown at Video Symphony, Burbank High School, and Barney's Beanery.
During the week, seminars on sound, editing, stunts, music, and other topics of interest will be conducted by industry leaders. Among these are Tom Holman from LucasFilm, retired Paramount Studios sound director CeCe Hall, and Warner Bros. Studios foley artist John Roesch.
To complement the festival, the Celebrity Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, September 13th at the DeBell Country Club in Burbank.
And if all this wasn't enough, the festival also includes an Indie Music line-up from Monday through Saturday nights on the patio at Video Symphony.
A closing reception and awards banquet wraps up the event on Saturday, September 19th from 4:00-8:30 PM.
To get more information or to buy tickets to the event visit the festival website and check back here during the week for photos, reviews, and updates on what's happening.
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