ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL OFFERS THE WORLD A SEAT AT THEIR LOCAL PREMIERES
The Oakville Film Festival (OFFAOnline) is going virtual AND Coming to a Screen Near YOU, Wherever You Happen to Be, This June 17th-22nd 2020
OAKVILLE, ON—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Grab your popcorn (from our valued partner Film.ca Cinemas, of course) because local goes global this June 17th-22nd! The Oakville Film Festival is excited to announce its new virtual platform, allowing you and your fellow socially-distancing family and friends to enjoy all the award-winning and award-nominated movies. And we have more films than ever before!
The online festival includes five feature films, three documentaries, 68 shorts from Canada, and around the world, a Family Fun Shorts Fest free to the public, and Q&A sessions with directors and cast members such as Emmy-award winner Joe Pantoliano (Sopranos, The Matrix, Bad Boys, Risky Business). Paula Brancati (Degrassi: the Next Generation, Being Erica), Marco Leonardi (Cinema Paradiso, Like Water for Chocolate), and Tina Jung (Kim’s Convenience). You’ll also get to see producers Sean Cisterna and Kathleen Hepburn, the festival’s co-founders Wendy Donnan and Judah Hernandez, and festival host, Alita Rose Madeira.
Some of the features include:
Phone, Skype or Zoom interviews as well as socially-distanced interviews with some of the Canadian leads can be arranged. Please feel free to review our MediaG alleryfor more information about the schedule and films.
If you’d like to learn more about this online festival, speak to any of our organizers, film-makers or actors, or if you’d like to plan out an interactive segment or interview, please contact:
Rania Walker, Media Relations
Front Door PRR
Established in 2014, OFFA is a cultural not-for-profit that envisions a community of cultural and artistic diversity with the cinematic arts as a focal point. OFFA produces Oakville’s only independent film festival which is now in its 7th year. For more information on this year’s digital festival, OFFA Online, please visit OFFA.ca.
For more information please contact: Marketing and Communications Manager OFFA: email@example.com