7TH Annual La Femme International Film
Festival Opens Call for Entries
Beverly Hills, CA, June 16, 2011… LA Femme Film Festival’s
Founder Leslie LaPage announced today that the 7th Annual LA Femme Film Festival 2011, October 13-16, 2011 has opened its call for entries for the 2011
season. “This will be an amazing season because LA Femme has expanded the competition categories for this year.” said Leslie LaPage , Founder and Director of the
Festival. The “LATE DEADLINE” submission deadline ends May 16th. The last
date to submit to the festival is August 22 under the “I Forgot Deadline”.
Submit now on www.lafemme.org
LA Femme is excited to announce this year’s festival competition categories have
expanded to include not only the features, documentaries, shorts, music videos,
commercials and screenplays but will be expanded to include the new categories of animation shorts, animation features, webisodes, mobisodes, and games! LA Femme has responded to the growth in all avenues of world wide media expanding into new categories for the internet, mobile, gaming and animation content. LA Femme will be working closely to assist the winners of the festival with more opportunities to show their work on a national basis.
The festival will run from October 13th -16th, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA screening
over 100 films highlighting independent features, shorts, music videos, commercials, special screenings and seminars and much more. The four day event in Los Angeles hosts special networking events at LA hot spots 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 Femme showcases works “by women for everyone” from all over the world. Ms LaPage sates, “No Festival does what we do for women, we actually work to get our women Filmmakers, Writers, and Producers seen, sold and produced by entertainment
professionals. We have a very high success rate with distributed and produced
films that were screened at our festival”.
Some previous Celebrity Award Honorees included : 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)
( Susan Seidelman (The Boynton Beach Bereavement Club), Maria Conchita Alonso
(Mermaids), Jacqueline Bisset (Domino) and many more.
To purchase Full Access VIP Pass go to: www.lafemme.org
Regular Price ($150) Discounts for WGA and SAG Guild
Members for ($59.99). Tickets for individual films are $10.00; Seminars are $20 and can be purchased online or at the door. Events held in Los Angeles. For information on the festival visit our website at www.lafemme.org . Tickets on sale April 1st.
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, Eurochannel, Dish Network, and
Media Inquiries: To register press credentials for the Festival or to
schedule an interview with Leslie LaPage, contact Donna Hull at 213-926-3301 or