The Marina Del Rey Film Festival Announces 2015 Film festival

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Marina del Rey holds fourth year film festival.

The Marina Del Rey Film Festival will hold its 4th edition on November 13th & 14th, 2015, in Los Angeles. Today, the Festival announced a call for submissions for films in every genre, on any topic, from every country around the world from features to shorts. Returning for the fourth year is Marina Del Rey Film Festival with venues at the MDR Hilton and Beach Dancer Films, the Festival’s creative hub and destination for festival-goers, industry and press where innovative events, select Marina Del Rey Talks panels, Awards night, parties, and more will take place. Festival Director Jon Gursha is working with Peter Greene to program the festival and bring in films from around the world as well as showcase local filmmakers.

Beach Dancer Films will hold the festival launch kickoff party with shorts and some feature films on Friday November 13th 4.30-10pm hosted by Sandie West at Beach Dancer Films. This event is sponsored by Creative Chakra Spa. On Saturday, November 14th, at The Double Tree Hilton in Marina Del Rey, the program starts at 11am with shorts and feature films till 9 p.m. This will culminate in the Official Film Awards after party at 10 p.m. till midnight, November 14th, with renowned world DJ Mark Lewis back at Beach Dancer Films.

The Marina Del Rey Film Festival is in its fourth year, previously held at the Marriott Courtyard Marina del Rey, Burton Chase Park, Stella Luxury Apartments, and Creative Chakra Spa with events at Fisherman's Village Shanghai Reds and Cabo Cantina in Marina del Rey. The Marina Del Rey Film Festival primarily focuses on independent films and showcasing independent filmmakers. MDRFF continues to encourage and promote the spirit of film-making and indie film in Marina Del Rey and Los Angeles.

The Festival benefits from both the deep cultural heritage of Marina del Rey and the strength of the US market. Feature and short films for the 2016 edition can be submitted through the Marina Del Rey Film Festival website with the final deadline for shorts on November 1st, 2015, and for features on November 5th, 2015.


Now in its 4th year, the Marina Del Rey Film Festival offers unparalleled access to creative voices through film programming, live performances and conversations with the most compelling artists working today. Jon Gursha and Peter Greene founded the festival as a venue for independent filmmakers to showcase work on the westside of Los Angeles. The Marina del Rey Film Festival is operated by Film Marketing Services Inc. The Festival is a chance to discover new voices, experience buzzed about films, as well as to explore TV, web series and alternative media on the west-side of Los Angeles.

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