Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 19, 2013
The Peachtree Village International Film Festival (PVIFF) will kick off this fall with one of the country’s leading film festivals serving the international film enthusiast community as well as the African Diaspora. The PVIFF provides leadership in entertainment, multicultural, diversity and experiential initiatives to help leading brands and media companies grow their businesses, market share and brand awareness.
The festival will kick off August 22 with a concert and party which will benefit VH1’s Save the Music Foundation. Other events include the 20th anniversary celebration of the films “Menace to Society” and “The Inkwell”, a Film Scoring Competition, a 48 Hour Film Festival hosted and produced by acclaimed producer Bart Phillips of Sunseeker Media and an awards ceremony and more. The weekend’s events will mix entertainment and education by providing workshops, movie viewings and parties.
The PVIFF guest list includes industry professionals and executives from Bravo, TV One, BET, ABC, A&E and more. Some of PVIFF's highlights includes a writing workshop featuring writer/producers, Bentley Kyle Evans and Stacey Morgan Evans ("Martin," "Moesha," "The Jamie Fox Show," "Love That Girl" etc.), a Legendary Award to be presented to acclaimed actor, Ernest Thomas ("What's Happening," "Everybody Hates Chris" etc.) and the presentation of PVIFF's Center Piece Film: "Home" featuring acclaimed actors Joe Morton ("The Inkwell," "The Good Wife" etc.), Gbenga Akinnagbe ("The Wire," "Nurse Jackie" etc.). The festival will also host several other daily and nightly film viewings, events, and parties throughout the weekend.
About the PVIFF:
Since 2006, the Peachtree Village International Film Festival has successfully served as a platform for up and coming filmmakers, producers, and entertainers, by directly connecting them to some of the world’s most influential filmmakers, producers, and distribution companies such as Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Amazon.com, iTunes.com, NetFlix, RedBox and more. Not only does this extraordinary film festival serves as a launching pad for fresh talent, it also promotes education for the arts by hosting innovative workshops and panel discussions.