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Newport Beach Film Festival
Showcasing more than 350 films coming from different corners of the globe, the Newport Beach Film Festival offers an elaborate variety of animations, documentaries, features and shorts, documentaries that will all vie for both the Audience and Jury awards.
Still in its seventh year, the Newport Beach Film Festival may not be that veteran in its kind but it has been constantly treating its spectators to premieres in the World and United States as well as entries to the Oscars, selections for Sundance, series for Spotlight and carnival to the Children's. It has submissions to Africa, Europe and Asia as well as South and Central America. This is for the classic and contemporary filmmaking that will hopefully grant a unique blend of genre and culture.
Ever since the Newport Beach Film Festival begun, it has already presented a lot of highly- acclaimed movies such as Crash, Layer Cake, Dust to Glory, Dogtown and Z Boys, Joint Security Area and Castle in the Sky. It also had anniversary showings of undeniably timeless favorites such as The French Connection, Sunset Boulevard, 50th Anniversary of Jim Henson Company and The Outsiders. Due to those, they have bagged numerous citations and is even more expecting more than 30, 000 cinemas to support them as the years pass by.
The Newport Beach Film Festival also provides a unique encounter to be able to meet the motion pictures themselves that joined. They can converse with directors, playwrights and cinematographers who are very excited to share how they did their work. This has been one of the activities unique to them as it is also one way of passing on the wisdom acquired by those that are well- versed on the technicalities. There will also be an opportunity to have an exclusive look at the industry post- screening panel discussion.
Since it is held only a few blocks away from the captivating coastline and is just an hour away from Hollywood, this cinematic carnival is a host to several debuts, galas and parties all at a one- stop experience. The movies can be watched by al- over the metropolis that has claimed to be the biggest consumer group. Aside from getting to know the richness of the silver screen history, fine dining, exceptional shopping and recreational activities will also be experienced.
Most of their revenues gathered are given to the local profit organizations for community support as well as in embracing diversity. It was created with the plan that the movies that will be shown offer novel perspectives and alternative possibilities for changing the world. They benefit around 50 clusters in Orange county from disparate sectors be it education, arts, environment as well as health and human services.