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One Screen Winners To Be Featured at San Diego International Film Festival
NEW YORK, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- One Screen (www.onescreen.org), the premiere short film festival that unites the film and advertising world, announced today a partnership with the San Diego International Film Festival, the region's premier film event and one of the leading stops on the independent festival circuit.
According to the agreement, the 16th Annual San Diego International Film Festival will add a Branded Entertainment Track featuring the One Screen Film Festival's global short film winners. There will be a screening and a Q&A at the Regal Cinemas Horton Plaza on Saturday, October 7 in downtown San Diego with the winners being announced as part of the Festival's Filmmaker Awards and Party later that evening.
"This partnership gives One Screen winners additional exposure in one of the most important festivals on the indie circuit," said Jonathan Jirjis, Executive Producer of One Screen and Director, Producer of Video, The One Show. "Our branded entertainment entries are producing standout short film with immersive storytelling and slick integrations. We're excited that they will benefit from the newly introduced Branded Entertainment track at the San Diego International Film Festival."
"Our core belief is that the art of cinematic storytelling has the power to make a difference in our world," said Tonya Mantooth, Artistic and Executive Director of the San Diego International Film Festival. "The work being produced as Branded Entertainment today around the world is undeniable evidence of this belief and has the added benefit of the measurement metrics from the advertising world."
New One Screen categories this year include a partnership with Free The Bid celebrating women in film, VR and Movie Posters, in addition to existing categories Narrative, Documentary, Music Video, Animation, Branded Content, Budget Under $10,000, Mobile Film, Title Sequences and Experimental. Additionally, there are Emerging categories, introduced last year, recognizing directors and writers with fewer than three years' experience.
One Screen entrants will be judged by a stable of award-winning filmmakers and advertising creatives, most notably Paul Haggis, whose director and writer credits include Oscar-winning films Crash and Million Dollar Baby and HBO's acclaimed mini-series Show Me A Hero.
Past One Screen winners include Oscar-winning director Laurent Witz and Martín Rosete, director of award-winning feature film Money, whose producer connected with Mr. Rosete at the One Screen ceremony and screen in January of 2014.
One Screen's final deadline is this Friday, July 14. All winners will be recognized at the awards ceremony on October 17, 2017 at Sunshine Cinema, a Landmark Theatre in New York City's Lower East Side.
About The One Club for Creativity
The One Club, producer of the prestigious One Show, ADC Annual Awards and Creative Week, is the world's foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design. The One Show honors the best work across all disciplines, including Advertising, Interactive, Design and Branded Entertainment. Creative Week takes place in New York City every May and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.
About the San Diego International Film Festival
Founded in 2001 and presented by the San Diego Film Foundation, the San Diego International Film Festival is the region's premier showcase for outstanding U.S. and international independent filmmaking. We believe that film can be transformative and we are bound together by human connection. Our mission is to use film to explore issues of global impact, to create dialog, to encourage self-reflection and ultimately to develop empathy and understanding in an increasingly diverse and complex world. The San Diego Film Foundation, a 501.c.3 non-profit organization. Learn more about the San Diego International Film Festival at www.sdfilmfest.com, or on Facebook and Twitter.
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