December 6, 2022


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21st Annual Beverly Hills Film Festival Livestreams 155 Films to Global Audience & Honors Actor Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa with Legends Award in First-Ever Virtual Edition

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The upside with the new digital platform is that we are ready to display screen our formal alternatives to a world wide audience. We’ll also be providing digital panels and networking events to provide our group jointly.

The 21st Annual Intercontinental Beverly Hills Movie Festival® (BHFF) is proud to announce its initial-ever digital version, which is livestreaming one hundred fifty five formal alternatives globally by means of the fest’s internet site, and driven by Eventive, from April 28 – Might two, 2021. Actor Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa (“The Final Emperor,” “Man in the Superior Castle,” “Mortal Kombat,” “Rising Sun”) is getting honored with BHFF Legends Award, and filmmakers are vying for Jury and Audience Awards, together with the fest’s top rated honor, the Golden Palm Award. The Annual Screenwriting Competitiveness also hosts in excess of a hundred finalists. Honors will be offered for the duration of a Stay Digital Awards Ceremony on Might 2nd.

Festival president, Nino Simone, claims, “It was heartbreaking to have final year’s momentous 20th Anniversary version of the competition shut down owing to the pandemic. We have normally been proud to host an intercontinental event, hosting filmmakers from the 4 corners of the environment. The upside with the new digital platform is that we are ready to display screen our formal alternatives to a world wide audience. We’ll also be providing digital panels and networking events to provide our group jointly.”

The fest is renowned for its annual onsite Opening Night Purple Carpet Gala and 5-times of Premieres, Screenings, Panels, Get-togethers and Closing Ceremony Awards Gala. Inspite of the shutdown and not getting ready to present Audience Awards, BHFF20 was continue to ready to remotely bestow Jury Awards for final year’s formal alternatives, together with: director Cam Cowan’s “Opeka” (Golden Palm Award) director Derek Wayne Johnson for “Stallone: Frank, That Is,” starring Frank Stallone” (Very best Documentary) and “40 A long time of Rocky,” starring Sylvester Stallone (Very best Small Documentary) William Baldwin for “Talk” (Very best Actor) and “Josie & Jack” winning Very best Director for Sarah Lancaster and Very best Actress for the film’s star Olivia DeJonge.

This year’s line-up characteristics an amazing variety of impactful films throughout a number of genres, symbolizing twenty five+ nations, together with: “The Last Correct,” narrated by Ewan McGregor “T&A: Love & Sexual intercourse,” directed by and starring Thomas Jane and starring, prepared and produced by Anne Heche “The Clown without a Mask” with Joseph Gordon-Levitt “Hard Do the job,” directed by Julie Pacino “Code Karim” from Italian director Federico Alotto and “Forbidden to See Us Scream in Tehran” from Iranian director Farbod Ardebeli.

BHFF Jury members this calendar year contain: Jury president, the award-winning producer Frederico Lapenda Oscar-winning screenwriter & producer Nick Vallelonga (“Green Book”) Wonderfilm founding producer Kirk Shaw (“Moose,” starring John Travolta, “Primal,” starring Nic Cage) Roberta Augusto, Senior VP of Marketing and advertising, Distribution & Publicity at IDC, a Lionsgate Business (“LaLa Land,” “The Twilight Saga,” “The Hunger Games”) Emmy-winning producer Nate Thomas (PBS’ “The Final of the A person Night Stands,” “East of Hope Street”) film and tunes online video director Brett Leonard (“Lawnmower Gentleman,” IMAX’s “T-Rex,” “Virtuosity”) veteran actor John Posey (“Selena,” “Criminal Minds,” “Teen Wolf”) Australian actor Costas Mandylor (“Saw” franchise) talent and literary agent Amy Lord (husband or wife, Eris) and internet marketing strategist Gary Shapiro (former senior VP internet marketing, Sony Photos, and a member of The Academy of Movement Photo Arts and Sciences).

Past recipients of the BHFF Legends Award contain: producer Mike Medavoy actor Jon Voight, actress Ann Archer, cinematographer Haskell Wexler, producer Frank Yablans, and “Rat Pack” photographer Phil Stern.

Over the many years, other VIPs that have attended the competition contain: Gary Oldman, Danny Devito, Rhea Perlman, Jonathan Mayer, Bob Saget, John Stamos, Andie MacDowell, Martin Landau, Anne Heche, Djimon Honsou, Candace Cameron Bure, Seth Inexperienced, Angie Everhart, Rutger Hauer, Billy Zane, Anton Yelchin, Steven R. McQueen, Kelli LeBrock, Hector Elizondo, Sprint Mihok, Leslie Zemeckis, Laila Ali, and Dominique Swain, just to name a number of.

On the internet Screening passes are readily available now for the pre-sale price tag of $13 per ticket and $a hundred for an All Obtain VIP Move, which consists of all screenings, panels and the Awards Presentation.

Go to for a complete line-up of the 2021 formal alternatives, to safe tickets and livestream the films.

About BHFF

The annual Intercontinental Beverly Hills Movie Festival was founded in 2001 by award-winning impartial filmmaker Nino Simone. The 21st annual event, taking spot pretty much from April 28 by Might two, 2021, is focused to showcasing and advertising and marketing non-studio films to the amusement industry. Created to bridge the environment of premiere impartial cinema with Hollywood, the competition hosts online screenings, networking events and industry seminars.



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