Homegrown Hollywood Film Festival
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [January 1, 2011]
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HOMEGROWN HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL (BENEFITING ANDERSON'S PARAMOUNT THEATRE CENTRE AND BALLROOM) ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL FILM LINEUP
(Anderson, IN) The Paramount Theatre Centre and Ballroom will host the Homegrown Hollywood Film Festival on January 15, 2011. Produced by 3 O'clock Productions, this inaugural event will screen films with Anderson, Indiana roots. Some films have been shot in Anderson, whereas others feature Anderson residents or behind-the-scenes people who played a large part in creating the film.
The daylong festival event begins at 10 am with a block of family friendly films, including Waffles for Virginia and the parody fan film Star Trek vs. Batman. I Could Be Great (music video) stars Olivia Rusk in the story of a teenage girl with alopecia overcoming the difficulties of being different (accompanied by musical artist Sally Anthony).
The midday lineup begins at 1 pm and features short and documentary films, including the Oscar nominated short film Kavi, which was edited by Anderson University graduate Chris Witt. Other films in the afternoon block include The Vanity (produced in part by Ovid Community Church), Inside the House: The Open House Journey from Concept to Stage, which follows the cast, crew, and director through the rehearsal and staging of Mainstage Theatre's production of Rick Vale's world premiere play Open House. Vagabond Indiana is a documentary about Indiana's Historic theatres, including the Paramount Theatre Centre and Ballroom.
The evening block of films begins at 6 pm and includes the new film by Blue Yonder Films, Jeffie Was Here, directed by Todd Edwards. Produced by Katie and Timothy Hooten, the film stars Peter Begood and also features Alexis Raben (The Invasion, Miss March), Cristine Rose (of NBC's Heroes, How I Met Your Mother, He's Just Not That Into You), and Ken Marino (The State, Role Models) http://jeffiewashere.com/
Next in the evening lineup is John Taylor's film Leach, which was shot in Anderson and surrounding areas and features several actors and locations from Anderson.
Beverly Lane was written and directed by Anderson resident Joshua Hull. The film was shot on location at Phillips Metal and features some Anderson actors and production crew.
For a complete list of films with descriptions and their Anderson connections, the festival website address is http://www.homegrownhollywoodfilmfestival.com/
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online through the Paramount Theatre website or at the box office located at 1124 Meridian Plaza in Anderson. Tickets may be purchased for individual blocks or as an all day pass: 765-642-1234. http://www.andersonparamount.org/
All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the historic Paramount Theatre Centre and Ballroom.
Last edited by thestuntman; 01-06-2011 at 08:46 PM.
One of the featured films, Jeffie Was Here.
Sorry to nitpick...but Ken Marino was a member the of the great MTV sketch comedy show The State, not Kids in the Hall. Being a fan of both shows, I thought I should point this out. I mean, c'mon, one troupe was Canadian for corn's sake
Originally Posted by thestuntman
Last edited by thestuntman; 01-06-2011 at 08:47 PM.
Nope, IMDB has no Kids in The Hall appearance credits to Mr. Marino. I'll leave it at that before I come off like the Comic Book Store Guy. (Worst. Publicist. Ever.)
Nick, looks like you are totally right. That information has been corrected above. Thanks for the eyes, and my apologies for my confusion earlier.
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