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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CALL FOR ENTRIES: FILMMAKERS & BANDS
2004 TEMECULA VALLEY INTERNATIONAL FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL
SLATED SEPTEMBER 8-12, 2004 FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
TEMECULA, CA --- Showcasing the best in the film and music industry for it’s 10th year, with last year’s attendance boasting over 8,000 - the Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival (TVIFMF) is ready to roll again this fall September 8-12,
2004 at The Movie Experience 10 at Tower Plaza (25735 Ynez Road). TVIFMF’s tradition of presenting excellence in film and music has featured emerging styles from North America and 20+ countries around the world – and this year will be no different. The festival is announcing its 10th annual, traditional call for Entries for both film and music as officially open.
Full length features, shorts, documentaries, animation and student films on 35mm, 16mm and video formats are now in the process of being accepted. To be eligible, a film entry must have been completed in 2002, 2003 or 2004. All film entries must be submitted on ½” VHS NTSC Videocassette to be considered for selection.
The music competition component of the 2004 Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival is designed to showcase the music vision and artistic wizardry of talented individuals and groups from across America and the world. Emerging, up and coming unsigned performing artists and bands, vocal performers (may be a solo, duo, trio, quartet or an ensemble) are welcome to submit their CD or tape for entry. Entries for all genres of music, from rock, jazz and pop, Hip Hop, R&B, Latin, Country, Folk, and World are now being accepted. (No Lip synching allowed in the competition). The entry deadline for both film and music entries, is July 15th,
2004. Applications can be downloaded by logging on to www.tviff.com
The five-day event's social calendar starts with Opening Night Festivities, followed by daily & nightly filmmaker/musician receptions, industry workshops, a Lifetime and Career Achievement Awards Gala, a Sunday morning Hot Air Balloon Ride and much
more. Already on tap for 2004 are several showcases including the American Film Institute (AFI )Film Showcase, San Diego State University Film Series and sister festival, Rome International Film Festival (RIFF) Film Showcase will highlight the event with their best films.
For information, call Jo Moulton, Festival Director: 909/699-8681, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Media contact: Stacey Kumagai at 818/506-8675 or email@example.com