Friday, September 16, 2011

Tickets Going Fast for the Gulf Coast International Film & Video Festival

  Coming up September 22nd through September 25th (this month) organizer Hal Wixon is pleased to present the 2011 14th Annual Gulf Coast International Film & Video Festival.

For tickets: Call 281-333-5804 / http://www.gulfcoastfilmfest.com/  

Actress Marsha Mason
 This year the festival presents Academy Award Winning Actress  Marsha  Mason as the celebrity guest. (pictured right)

... (Ms. Mason will attend both the Friday night "mix and meet" and the Saturday night Awards Dinner.)

International reknown Flamenco Guitarist Lalo de Pilar will be providing musical entertainment along with Laurie Kay and Steve Balderrama...Quite a treat!

Things start off Thursday, September 22nd with an exclusive “Producers & Directors Forum” starting at 6PM to 8PM at the Jimmy Walker Community Center. (800 Harris Avenue, Kemah, TX 77564) A who’s who of filmmakers will be answering your filmmaking questions or concerns. On the panel are such filmmaking experts as Alyssa Rachelle Green, Chad Thackston, Larry McKee, Marc Furi, Martin Delon, Wayne Slaten, Rakesh Jacob, just to name a few. There is NO cost for this special event and there is plenty to learn.

Then Friday night, September 23rd, come to the mix and mingle at the Tabella Clear Creek Winery, (709 Harris Ave, Kemah, TX 77565) starting at 6PM to 9PM. This is an exclusive mixer where you can rub elbows with directors, producers, actors, models, investors and it’s an excellent networking opportunity. After all, sometimes, it’s about who you know. Casual Attire is recommended. $40 per person in Advance or $45 per person at the door. Cost includes a wonderful buffet of foods and desserts. Cash bar. Actress Marsh Mason will be there to engage in conversation on a one-to-one basis. It’s going to be awesome!

For tickets: Call 281-333-5804

Then time to dress up and show off Saturday, September 24th at the posh and exclusive Awards Presentation and dinner at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom (2500 South Shore Blvd., League City, TX 77573) Awards for “Best of” films will be presented. If you have never been to this, you will be very impressed. Dress is upscale and after 5. $70 per person in advance or at the door. Cost includes one 2-day movie pass and dinner. Cash bar. Actress Marsh Mason will be there to accept a Lifetime Achievement Award.

For tickets: Call 281-333-5804

Seating is limited and tickets are almost gone.


Mixer and Mixer buffet: $40 per person in advance / $45 per person at the door

Awards Presentation and Dinner: $70 per person in advance / $75 per person at the door.


Fun Pack: Includes one ticket to ALL events and screenings only $100 per person. (a $117.00 value)

Award Dinner Package: Reserves a table for 8 at the Awards Dinner (only) and includes 8 2-day screening passes only $465.00 (a $616.00 value)

The Mega 8-Pack: Entry to the Mixer/Meet for 8 Friday night, reserves a table for 8 at the Awards Dinner Saturday night, you get 16 2-day movie weekend passes, and 1 Business Card listing in the Festival program. Only $860 (a $992 value)


Movies will be screened all day Saturday, September 24th and Sunday, September 25th

One-day film screening Day Pass is only $5 per person

Weekend 2-day Film Screening Pass is only $7 per person.


Show a Valid Student ID / Military ID / AARP Card

$3.00 for a 1-day movie pass / $5.00 for a 2-day movie pass.

Tickets may be purchased at the Kemah Visitor Center (604 Bradford, Kemah, TX 77565)

Or you can call: 281-333-5804 for tickets.

For listing of films, times and details visit: http://www.gulfcoastfilmfest.com/

It's going to be awesome and the producer of C47 Houston Entertainment Magazine, H. Luna will be the officiating this year's presentation awards. So BE THERE!