Feel Good Film Festival Coming to NoHo Friday

Now in its 5th year, the event will take place at the Leammle NoHo 7.

The following is a press release from the International Feel Good Film Festival taking place at the :

Entering  into  its  fifth  year,  Hollywood's  International  Feel  Good  Film Festival (FGFF) announces it will hold its 2012 event at Laemmle's newes all-digital theater in the heart of  North  Hollywood's  Arts  District.  Dedicated to provide  a  platform  for  filmmakers  worldwide  with positive  views  on  life, the  Festival  will  take  place  August  3-5,  2012,  with  pre-  and post-screening  gala parties and an encore screening of the winning films on Thursday, August 9.

"FGFF films offer innocence, hope, and change - something we so desperately need..," according to The Los  Angeles  Journal.      "We  are  proud  to  support the  expansion  of  NoHo's  Arts  District  by  having  this year's  screenings  at the  District's  newest  addition  of  Laemmle's  Theatre,"  says  Karyn  Jones, 2012  FGFF Director.  "This  is  our  5th  year  anniversary,  and  we  want  to make  it  a  special  one  for  every  filmmaker, festival goers and supporters, and the general NoHo neighborhood."  



The  non-profit  Feel  Good  Film  Festival  encourages  the  development, production,  and  distribution  of films with happy endings,  that  make audiences laugh and  that  capture  the beauty within  us and within the world we share. FGFF showcases feel-good features, shorts, student films, and screenplays including live-action, animation, comedy, documentaries, and drama with positive themes. 

Prize packages from previous FGFF editions have totaled more than $100,000 USD in cash and essential goods  and  services  for  working  filmmakers  from  sponsors  like  Panavision,  Hollywood  Rentals,  Adobe, Greenhouse Studios, ISS Props, New York Film Academy, and more.  

Notable past films screened include two Academy Award winning films - Westbank  Story and God  of Love - Valerie Weiss' Losing Control, Rosa Karo's The Italian Key, Showtime's I Am Comic, and films from over 25 countries including Venezuela, Estonia, China, and Finland. A few of Feel Good's past celebrity appearances include Rainn Wilson, Carlos Mencia, Cheryl Hines, Shirley Jones, Hal Sparks, Valente Rodriguez, Tom Kenny, Patrick Warburton and Ed Asner.

Advanced tickets and all access passes will be available this July at www.fgff.org. Additional information on films screening, schedules, gala events, panels and ticketing will be available on the  w w w .FG FF.org website closer to the event date.



The FGFF festivities are being hosted by Laemmle's Noho 7 Theater, a long time supporter of the small, independent filmmaker with filmmaker  friendly  service. This beautiful, new theater is in the center of Hollywood's Noho "arts district" and walking distance from restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, and cafes.

Tristen Ngo June 19, 2012 at 11:21 PM
Awesomeness! Always like a happy ending.


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