The 14th Annual Indie Movie Fest
Runs March 20 - March 26, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California
To Feature Premieres, Screenings, Galas, Workshops and Panels
Beverly Hills, CA (January 22, 2020) – The Method Fest Independent Film Festival, scheduled for March 20 - March 26, 2020, at the Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills, California, and due to the increased number of quality submissions, has expanded the size of the festival to also include the Lumiere Music Hall Theatre, also in Beverly Hills. The festival, in its 14th year of celebrating film and acting, seeks character and story-driven films which include strong performances by its actors. The Method Fest features a diverse slate of both American and international features and short films and is named after "The Method" school of acting, which revolutionized the approach in acting, particularly in film. The deadline for film submissions to be considered for the 14th The Method Fest is January 31, 2020.
The Method Fest takes great pride in being a festival of discovery, looking to help launch the works of fresh, new filmmakers and to discover breakthrough performances by young and bold new actors. The festival also takes great delight in sharing career-defining performances of established performers and showcasing a few select well-known directors to screen at the festival.
"We pride ourselves on not just following the line ups of other festivals but sourcing new films and discovering new talent. We look to screen world premieres and true discoveries, mixed in with a few top festival films," said Don Franken, Executive Director of The Method Fest.
The 14th The Method Fest will also feature several tributes to actors and top filmmakers as well as Opening and Closing night galas during its 6-day run. Acting workshops, informative panels and educational seminars round out the programming of this exciting and diverse festival of film and acting.
Other special events include:
· Film Lineup Announcement Party at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood
· Opening Day Actors’ Brunch at Spago in Beverly Hills
· Opening Night Film at the Fine Arts Theatre, followed by an Opening Night Gala at a private residence in the Hollywood Hills
During its first 13 years, The Method Festhas launched more than 150 films into the marketplace (via theatrical distribution, DVD/video release, TV deals), and brought a high level of visibility and attention to actors: Naomi Watts, Jeremy Sisto, Jena Malone, Tamara Hope and Eugene Byrd.
Previous Method Fest gems include: Stockholm, Princess of the Row, Windows on the World, Big Fan, Raising Victor Vargas, The Visitor, Unfinished Sky, Waitress, Black Irish, Jindabyne, Dreamland, Man in the Chair,Brothers, Steal Me, It’s All Gone Pete Tong, December Ends, Three Days of Rain, Close Your Eyes, Finder's Fee, Flickering Lights, The Visit, To End All Wars, Way Off Broadway, Jump Tomorrow, Man of the Year, I Love Budapest, Sweet Thing, The Corndog Man, Lost Holiday, Chained for Life, Snow Walker, Sofia and many more.
For more film submission information please visit the film festival website at www.methodfest.com or register exclusively through www.filmfreeway.com.
Method Fest Publicist
Proud to have Variety as our Presenting Media Sponsor for our 2020 edition.
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