Memorial Day weekend in Sedona – ZGI Shorts Film Festival

Zaki Gordon Institute for Independent Filmmaking
2012 ZGI Shorts Film Festival
May 25th – 27th, 2012

If you love independent film you do not want to miss the opportunity to view the amazing student films from the Class of 2012 at the ZGI Shorts Film Festival taking place this Memorial Day Weekend in Sedona, Arizona!

The festival will kick off on Friday at 5:30 pm with the Career and Gear Fair. Students and festival attendees will have an opportunity to see the latest film equipment, watch demos and find out about job opportunities in the industry. Then on Saturday and Sunday there will be screenings of over 30 student shorts, High School Film Competition winners, Alumni films and ZGI Award winners from the Class of 2011.

Dan Gordon’s Screenwriting Awards will be presented Saturday evening, followed by a special feature film presentation. Cinephile’s will be treated to a Q&A with the filmmaker, after the movie.

Sunday’s screenings will be followed by the ZGI Shorts Film Festival awards. Peer selected awards for Directing, Producing, Editing, Sound, Production Design and more will presented. Their volunteer angels will be busily counting ballots and the Audience Choice award, Sponsored by Tim & Judy Maloney, and will be given to one lucky filmmaker. The awards ceremony will be followed by a Wrap Party and B-B-Q.

Passes are on sale now!
Choose the Pass that fits your budget.  Please call Rue 928-649-4257 to purchase your passes today!

  • Premiere Pass – All events + Free popcorn + 2 Free Raffle tickets $30
  • 1- Day Screener – $8
  • 2 Day Screener – $15
  • Career & Gear Fair + 1 Free Raffle ticket $5

All this information and more can be found by visiting the Zaki Gordon Institute for Independent Filmmaking or visit them on Facebook.

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Best Western Plus Inn of Sedona in Sedona, ArizonaSedona is going to be busy this coming Memorial Day Weekend. If you are going to be staying with us at the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona, rooms are filling up quickly, make sure to make your reservations as soon as possible, You will also want to make your reservations for the Sedona tours you would like to take before you get here. Our concierge will be more than happy to assist you in scheduling your Sedona tours.

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