Asked to summarize attendance and ticket sales for Idyllwild CinemaFest 2013, festival Chairman Phil Calderone cited stronger local sales but chilled off-Hill attendance and sales, largely due to weather. He noted the result was comparable attendance and sales figures from last year to this year. For each year but this, the festival has had less […]
Category: On The Town
Mayor Max celebrated his 12th birthday with about 100 of his closest friends, human and four-legged, on Sunday afternoon at the Nature Center. Many people brought their dogs to help Max celebrate and even the Nature Center’s bunny showed up to wish him well. Max greeted people and posed for pictures all through the festivities.
Two busloads of South Los Angeles high school rugby players, alums, parents and friends, over 100 in all, made the trek to Idyllwild for the premiere of their documentary film “Red, White, Black and Blue.” The extra bonus for the L.A. troupe was snow, something many of them had never seen.
— The Tahquitz Awards — Best Feature Film “How Do You Write a Joe Schermann Song” Best Featurette “The Bunglers” Best Short Film “Spicy Nose” Best Documentary (Full Length) “Red, White, Black and Blue” Best Documentary (Short) “The Rent Party: Paying It Forward in Rhythm and Hues” Best Web Series “Revelations” Best Foreign Language […]
Ten Idyllwild Middle School students displayed their work at a nicely mounted art show on the stage of the Idyllwild School gymnasium. Faculty advisor Lenore Sazer proudly noted that of her graduating eighth grade featured artists, five are applying to Idyllwild Arts.
ICF 2013 played out with some weather challenges, bitter cold and some snow and fog, but the festival buzz among filmmakers and audience was warm and glowing. Festival Director Stephen Savage at every opportunity credited Chairman Phil Calderone’s many contributions in raising the bar for this year’s festival — from increasing the number of films […]