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Enzian Theater’s Brouhaha Announces 2014 Florida Film Festival Selectees

Imagine it. You make a short film and submit it to festivals, including Enzian Theater’s monthly FilmSlam. You blink, and win First Place. Next, your film advances to Enzian’s Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase (or you just submit directly to Brouhaha). When the selectees are announced, your short film is among them, and you realize, “I’m going to the Florida Film Festival!” Sounds cheesy but this just happened to 14 locally produced films.

Are you or your films among them? Here’s the breaking news direct from Enzian‘s website;

Now featuring an Audience Award, Brouhaha has quietly grown to become one of the premier outlets for locally produced films and videos, the best work from film schools statewide, and a fun-filled gathering for lovers of independent film. Audiences are made up of filmmakers, film educators, local production representatives, industry organization members, and the general public, all fascinated by the scope and creativity of films screened each year representing the entire spectrum of Florida’s immense talent pool.

The following films from the 22nd annual Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase, held this past weekend November 23 & 24, were selected to represent the “Best of Brouhaha” in the 2014 Florida Film Festival (April 4 – 13):

RUNAWAY RENN (directed by Zachary Johnson, FSU, ***Audience Award Winner***)
THE FEAR OF BEING UNINTERESTING (directed by McKenzi Vanderberg, Rollins College)
DEAD TO RIGHTS (directed by Daniel Neil, Ringling College of Art and Design)
CHICKEN OR THE EGG (directed by Elaine Wu & Christine Kim, Ringling College of Art and Design)
THE PAST (directed by Sean Sida & Garrett Callahan, Full Sail University)
MOONBOUNCE (directed by Michael Kefeyalew, FSU)
SMALL WORLDS (directed by Steven Sobel, Daytona State College)
TECHSQUAD (directed by TL Westgate, October FilmSlam winner)
THE FLY (directed by Jarelis Cabrera, Trinity Preparatory School)
WHERE IS ALICE? (directed by Zachary Beckler, UCF)
BYE HYUNGJIK (directed by Hyungjik Lee, FSU)
FINAL STRAW (directed by Riccardo Renna, Ringling College of Art and Design)
RUNAWAY (directed by Susan Yung, Emily Buchanan & Esther Parobek, Ringling College of Art and Design)
LITTLE AFRICA (directed by Curtis Adair, FSU)

Interesting tidbit about one of this year’s selectees; Techsquad follows in the footsteps of fellow FilmSlam & Brouhaha honoree, Brian Quain’s You Have This Long in that, it too was made in 48 Hours (but NOT a 48 Hour Film Project). Quain’s short was also screened during 2012’s Florida Film Festival. Also, Techsquad is the only selectee not part of a school project, having been produced by local production company Creative Inlet Films. Could (well made) short films made in 48 hours become a trend for local filmmakers? We’ll see…


22nd Annual Brouhaha Film and Video Showcase This Weekend at Enzian

22nd Annual Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase

Now featuring an Audience Award, Brouhaha has quietly grown to become one of the premier outlets for locally produced films and videos, the best work from film schools statewide, and a fun-filled gathering for lovers of independent film. Audiences are made up of filmmakers, film educators, local production representatives, industry organization members, and the general public, all fascinated by the scope and creativity of films screened each year representing the entire spectrum of Florida’s immense talent pool. The 22nd Annual Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase will take place November 23 & 24, 2013.

Regular admission is only $5 per program with a $10 Showcase Pass which covers all 4 programs over both days. Admission is FREE for Enzian Film Society members and participating filmmakers!
Click here to join or renew today.

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Florida Film Festival 2013 Starts Friday

The 2013 Florida Film Festival, sponsored by Full Sail University, announced that a record-breaking 170 films representing 23 countries were selected from over 1500 entries. Of the 170 films, 143 are having their Florida premiere (or higher) at the Festival. There will be 22 World premieres, 4 North American premieres, 4 US premieres, 40 East Coast premieres, and 49 Southeast premieres. This year’s Festival runs April 5-14, 2013 and is located in Central Florida. 

2013 Florida Film Festival locations: Enzian Theater, Regal Winter Park Village, Garden Theatre, Central Park, The Copper Rocket Pub, RanGetsu, Eden BarCask and Larder and Rick’s Speakeasy (Pssst! The password is: Revel 22)

Tickets: Single tickets are between $9-$11 (depending on the film). Packages range from $50-$180. All film tickets may be purchased Online, at the Box Office or via Phone.

Parking: Enzian Theater (1300 S. Orlando Ave, Maitland, FL 32751), additional parking across the street at State Farm and First Watch. CLICK HERE for parking map.

Among the Florida made films are winning selections from Enzian FilmSlam who later advanced to the 2012 Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase;

Florida Film Festival also welcomes back Florida filmmakers and film alumnus:

This year’s forums for filmmakers:

Special Guests this year include:

And for all the foodies out there, who may or may not be filmmakers, check out FFF’s Film and Food Celebration page! FREE receptions open to the public include:

If you want to talk about a particular film you loved/hated/made at the FFF, or just want to reflect on your experiences in general on-camera, find us and we’ll chat!

About the Florida Film Festival: The Florida Film Festival is the premier showcase in Central Florida for American independent and international film. Celebrating its 22nd anniversary, the Festival debuted in 1992 and is a core program of ENZIAN, a nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1985. ENZIAN and the Florida Film Festival have served more than 1.5 million guests and hosted hundreds of notable celebrities including Paul Newman, Christopher Walken, Oliver Stone, Glenn Close, John Waters, Emma Stone, Campbell Scott, James Caan, Ed Burns, Jason Lee, GenaRowlands, William H. Macy, Jon Voight, Barry Levinson, and Edward James Olmos. The Festival is funded in part by national and local businesses including Primary Sponsor Full Sail University and receives support from United Arts of Central Florida and the State of Florida, Department of the State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, National Endowment for the Arts, and Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. In addition, this project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.
 
For Additional information:
www.floridafilmfestival.com
www.facebook.com/floridafilmfestival
Twitter: @FloridaFilmFest

FilmSlam at Enzian

In case you weren’t aware (and shame on you if you weren’t) our former host, Tim Anderson, is the programmer and host of FilmSlam, a monthly filmmaker event at Enzian Theater. We at Indie Cinema Showcase are longtime supporters of this great filmmaker event, and think you should be too.

Originally a project of University of Central Florida’s Downtown Media Arts Center, Enzian became the home of FilmSlam when DMAC closed in 2006. Now in its seventh year at Enzian, FilmSlam continues to be a popular outlet for indie and student filmmakers throughout the State of Florida.

FilmSlam is usually held on the second Sunday of each month (February and May are the 3rd Sunday) at 1PM. A few cool things about FilmSlam; it’s FREE to submit, tickets are only $5 AND you get to check out your work on the big screen! There’s also a Director Q&A after the screening and plenty of networking time afterward.

Probably the coolest thing is, if your film wins the FilmSlam Audience Vote, it will qualify to move on to Enzian’s annual Brouhaha Film & Video Showcase. If it wins at Brouhaha, your film will get a guaranteed slot at the Florida Film Festival! Nothing but WIN for you, our dear filmmakers!

Here are the remaining 2013 dates:

February 17, 2013
March 10, 2013
May 19, 2013
June 9, 2013
July 14, 2013
August 11, 2013
September 15, 2013
October 13, 2013

See you next weekend?


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