SOURCE: Temecula Valley Int'l Film & Music Festival

March 15, 2005 13:24 ET

2005 Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival Slated September 14-18, 2005

Call for Entries: Filmmakers & Bands

TEMECULA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 15, 2005 -- For the past decade, The Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival (TVIFMF) has been showcasing the best in the film and music industry and has been touted by music and film entrants as the "Friendly Indie Artist Festival," providing a unique atmosphere for creatives to premiere their work in a networking setting. Now in it's 11th year, with last year's attendance boasting over 10,000 -- TVIFMF is ready to roll again this Fall, September 14-18, 2005, at The Movie Experience 10 at Tower Plaza (25735 Ynez Road). TVIFMF's tradition of presenting excellence in film and music has featured emerging styles from North America and 20+ countries around the world -- and this year will be no different. The festival is announcing its traditional call for Entries for both film and music as officially open.

The festival is open to US and Foreign films in five categories: Full Length Features, Shorts, Documentaries, Animation and Student Films. To be eligible, a film entry must have been completed in 2003, 2004 or 2005. All film entries must be submitted on 1/2" VHS NTSC Videocassette or DVD to be considered for selection. All styles, genres and film lengths are welcome.

The music competition component of TVIFMF is designed to showcase the music vision and artistic wizardry of talented individuals and groups from across America and the world. Emerging, up and coming unsigned performing artists and bands, vocal performers (may be a solo, duo, trio, quartet or an ensemble) are welcome to submit their CD or tape for entry. Entries for all genres of music, from rock, jazz and pop, Hip Hop, R&B, Latin, Country, Folk, and World are now being accepted. (No Lip synching allowed). The entry deadline for both film and music entries, is July 30th, 2005. Applications can be downloaded by logging on to www.tviff.com.

The five-day event's social calendar starts with Opening Night Festivities, followed by daily & nightly filmmaker/musician receptions, industry workshops, a Lifetime and Career Achievement Awards Gala, a Sunday morning Hot Air Balloon Ride, a Closing Night Wrap party and much more. For more information go to www.tviff.com or call Festival Director, Jo Moulton at 951-699-5514. Media inquiries, contact Stacey Kumagai at 818-506-8675 or mediamonster@yahoo.com

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