by | Sep 14, 2012 | Press

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                       Contact: A.J. Adelman 310.650.0220


8TH Annual La Femme International Film Festival


 www.lafemme.org or www.withoutabox.com


LA Femme Film Festival’s Founder, Leslie LaPage, announces that the

8th Annual LA Femme Film Festival 2012, October 11-14, 2012

Will be closing its submissions on Aug 23, 2012.


BEVERLY HILLS, CA – August 16, 2012LA Femme Film Festival’s Founder, Leslie LaPage, announced that the 8th Annual LA Femme Film Festival 2012, October 11-14, 2012 will be closing its call for entries for the 2012 season.  “We will have some amazing films this year.” said Leslie LaPage, Founder / Director of the Festival. “I Forgot Deadline” deadline is August 23nd go to Submit now on www.lafemme.org  or www.withoutabox.com


LA Femme International Film Festival will be hosting a series of industry panels with some amazing sponsors such the Writers Guild of America West (WGA) Surmounting the Odds: Fundraising Triumphs From the Trenches: With the ongoing challenges women face in getting their projects financed and off-the-ground, panelists will discuss the innovative and entrepreneurial ways in which they as writers and writer/directors have successfully funded their films.


LA Femme over the last year has worked closely to provide more opportunities for filmmakers to show their work under our entertainment partnerships such as the Documentary Channel which will be viewed by DOC. We are currently working with a new Roku channel to platform our filmmaker’s content”. Said Ms. LaPage


The festival runs from October 11th-14th, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA screening over 100 features, shorts, music videos, commercials, special screenings, seminars, special networking events and a gala Awards Ceremony attended by “A” List celebrities.  LA Femme is dedicated to celebrating and empowering female artists creating media for a worldwide audience. LA


Ms. LaPage states, “No Festival, not even Sundance Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival or Tribeca Film Festival, does what we do for women, we focus on empowering women artists from the Arab Nations to Zimbabwe, “by women for everyone”.


–       More –

8th Annual LA Femme Film Festival Continued


Previous Celebrity Award Honorees included : Patty Jenkins (Monster), Lainie Kazan (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2), Angela Bassett (Green Hornet), Virginia Madsen (Sideways), Marianne Jean-Baptise (Without a Trace), Sara Gilbert (Roseanne), Diablo Cody (Juno), Vivica Fox (Kill Bill), Rosanna Arquette (After Hours), Lea Thompson (Caroline in the City), Penelope Spheeris (Wayne’s World), Maria Conchita Alonso (Mermaids), Jacqueline Bisset (Domino) and many more.


To purchase VIP Pass go to: www.lafemme.org Price ($150) Film Tickets: $10.00; Seminars: $20. Visit our website www.lafemme.org.


Contributing Sponsors Include: (SAG) Screen Actors Guild Affirmative Action & Diversity, SAG Women’s Committee, (WGA) Writers Guild America West, Governor’s Office of Film and Entertainment State of Florida, The Hair & Makeup Artists Network; Additional Sponsors Include: Pez Candy, LA Colors, Ittybittybra, Journal Junky, Pacific Jewelry Designs, GudFud, Calico Juno Designs, Stephanie Johnson, Green Garmento, PopChips, Slimsticks.


Media Inquiries: To register press credentials or schedule an interview with Leslie LaPage, contact A.J. Adelman 310.650.0220 or email llapage@lafemme.org


Visit the website at www.lafemme.org