December 11, 2013
From December 13 to December 15, 2013, the Unofficial Google+ Film Festival (UGPFF) will launch a 3-day online festival event to feature a curated selection of short films and web series. The online and interactive festival will be free and available worldwide via the festival’s home on Google+ Facebook, YouTube, and the UGPFF web site. It will include ten seperate 90 minute film and web series blocks, industry expert film panel discussions and interactive Q&A sessions with filmmakers throughout the event (http://tinyurl.com/ugpff3).
UGPFF is the first international film festival to engage audiences with simultaneous online and offline screenings around the globe. As a companion to the interactive online experience, UGPFF will host and live stream a series of offline screenings with theater audiences in 7 cities throughout 5 different countries including New Zealand, Singapore, London, NYC, Seattle, Tijuana, and Los Angeles, CA.
“This year’s festival presents a tremendous opportunity for filmmakers to connect with fans as well as the industry. Participating filmmakers from global locations will be able to answer questions following each screening in a Q&A session, without needing to leave the comforts of their homes,” said UGPFF founder Adam J. Cohen. “We are empowering a community of passionate creators to expand their audience online and embrace their growing digital distribution opportunities.
78 filmmakers from 23 different countries are represented, with prominent projects including the web series, Darwin the Series, starring Karl Kenzler, and Christopher Gerson, directed by Carrie Preston, Slap starring Clany Brown and Mel Rodriguez, as well as the web series, On Begley Street, starring Ed Begley Jr.
For more information contact
Adam J. Cohen / Founder