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THE 5TH ANNUAL KINGDOMWOOD CHRISTIAN FILM FESTIVAL (KCFF)
OFFERS EXCITING FEATURES FOR 2012
ATLANTA, GA, USA(MAY 2012) – The Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival (“KCFF"), the premiere Festival that spotlights the works of filmmakers producing faith-based media will host its 5th annual Festival, Friday, October 5th to Saturday October 7th, at the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Atlanta Perimeter At Ravinia, 4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30346 USA. As with previous years, KCFF will feature a hand-picked selection of films produced by filmmakers from around the country, as well as commercially produced films geared towards the faith-based market. Films are screened throughout the day followed by discussions and commentaries from the filmmakers. In addition, the festival offers industry related seminars and workshops.
“Excitement doesn’t begin to describe this years Festival,” explained Audrey Thomas, Founder and CEO of KCFF. “We have formed productive alliances this year that will offer our filmmakers the opportunity to spotlight their creativity, gain wider exposure for their films and learn invaluable information from a variety of sources.”
Leading the new initiatives for 2012 is the KCFF partnership with Infiniti of South Atlanta. KCFF and Infiniti have teamed to offer registered filmmakers a video commercial competition. Filmmakers have a chance to produce a thirty- second spot for the Infiniti brand, which could be chosen for a national commercial airing. KCFF has also tapped Ted Baehr as its Keynote Speaker for the Festival’s opening session. Mr. Baehr, Founder and Publisher of Movieguide®, The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment, www.movieguide.org and Chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission®Ministry, will share information on how to be successful in faith-based filmmaking. KCFF is also in discussions with TBN South Africa, based in East London, and South Africa to screen films showcased at the Festival. TBN Africa is the premiere Christian television channel in Africa. For those seeking work in the industry, Actors, Models & Talent for Christ, (“AMTC” will hold open auditions at KCFF for registered attendees for upcoming film projects that AMTC will be casting. All those wishing to audition must be registered.
The Festival will also include its regular features, including panels and symposiums focusing on marketing and distributing faith-based films. In addition, the festival offers, Pastor’s Forums which feature a selection of religious leaders from churches in the Atlanta area discussing the relevancy of faith inspired films in the industry, and adult evening sessions focusing on a variety of social issues.
For more information on KCFF activities including registration, film submission and sponsorships, visit: www.kingdomwood.com.