FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April, 2017
Contact: Shelene Bridge, NMWIF Fiesta! Producer email@example.com
AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR NMWIF FIESTA! 2017
SANTA FE, NM - New Mexico Women in Film has planned a quadri-city Film Fiesta! in Las Vegas, Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Santa Fe, April 20-23, 2017. The NMWIF FIESTA! 2017 mission is to honor current NMWIF Members, who are in good standing and regardless of gender, by showcasing their creativity, vision and artistry of their film work and network emerging film students at the institutions of higher education throughout New Mexico.
The NMWIF FIESTA! 2017 will be presented at the New Mexico Highlands University’s Ilfeld Auditorium, Las Vegas, Thursday, April 20; South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, Friday, April 21; New Mexico State University’s CMI Digital Media Theater, Saturday, April 22; and Santa Fe University of Art & Design’s The Forum, Sunday, April 23.
The NMWIF FIESTA! 2017 screens from 5:00pm - 9:00pm each day with an intermission 6:30pm - 7:30pm. All Access Tickets for each location are $15. Tickets can be purchased at holdmyticket.com More information about the film lineup is available at NMWIF.com.
Thirteen of the best films by NMWIF members and emerging film students will be screened in each city at the NMWIF Fiesta! 2017. The award winning films are as follows:
Best Editing - Days Young and Golden n
Best Cinematography - Shadows of Waste
Best Acting Performance - Sarah Minnich in Days Young and Golden
Best Documentary – Legacy
Best Narrative - Frankie and Jude: Star Wars - ANOTHER Star Wars Story
Best Directing for Documentary - Legacy
Best Directing for Narrative - Frankie and Jude: Star Wars - ANOTHER Star Wars Storyo Grand Prize - Gris
NMWIF is a chapter of Women In Film & Television International, which has over 40 chapters worldwide. By creating a professional alliance with the international force, New Mexico members make a statement of professionalism and intent as filmmakers and film workers.