Newport Beach Film Festival

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Newport Beach Film Festival

Film festival in the United States held in Newport Beach, California add

Category: Movies & TV

Activity starting in 1999.

Countries: United States (63%), (19%), Sweden (6%)

Main connections: Megan Ellison, Steve Sandvoss, Lake Bell




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Established in 1999 after the failure of an earlier film festival series in the same location, the festival features independent films from around the world add something


The nine-day event offered 73 features and 16 programs of short films, up from 56 features and 14 bills of short films the year prior in 2001 add something


In 2002, the festival took a rapid growth on its third year add something


Adrienne Shelly - Newport Beach Film Festival - She wrote, co-starred in, and directed the 2007 film "Waitress", which won five *awards, including the Jury Prize at the Sarasota Film Festival for narrative feature, and the Audience and Feature Film *awards at the Newport Beach Film Festival


Jack Sheldon - Indianapolis International Film Festival - "Trying to Get Good" won Jury Prizes at the 2008 Kansas City Film Makers Jubilee and Newport Beach Film Festival, as well as Audience Prizes at Newport Beach and the Indianapolis International Film Festival


Lake Bell - Newport Beach Film Festival - In 2008, she played the female lead in the thriller "Under Still Waters", for which she won the Newport Beach Film Festival *award for Outstanding Performance in Acting; starred alongside Paul Rudd and Eva Longoria in the romantic comedy "Over Her Dead Body"; played Cameron Diaz's best friend in the romantic comedy "What Happens in Vegas" and played the wife of Colin Farrell's character in crime drama "Pride and Glory"


Steve Sandvoss - The film had its premiere on April 26, 2008, at the Newport Beach Film Festival during the same time frame that Sandvoss was filming a pilot for the Sci-Fi Channel, "Revolution


Kristin Chenoweth - Newport Beach Film Festival - The film was screened at the Newport Beach Film Festival and since has been released on DVD. Also in 2009, Chenoweth reprised her voice role of Rosetta in "Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure" and filmed the Disney comedy "You Again"


Malin Akerman - The film premiered at the 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival


Megan Ellison - It screened at the Newport Beach Film Festival in 2011 and went straight to DVD in July of that year


The 2012 festival specifically featured 460 different films, add something


According to documented statistics, in 2013 the selection committee reviewed 2,700 films from around the globe, and showcased 380 films, representing 50 countries add something


In 2013 the Newport Beach Film Festival announced a new partnership with the Orange County Music awards; which has produced the launch of the Music Video Showcase in the festival add something


The 14th annual Newport Beach Film Festival was held April 25-May 2, 2013 add something


The most recent partnership, which was established in 2013, is between the Newport Beach Film Festival and the Orange County Music awards add something


The year 2013 holds the attendance record of 52,000 documented attendees add something


Patrice Leconte - Patrice Leconte's new film, The Suicide Shop, screened at the Newport Beach Film Festival in Newport Beach, California, on April 28 and May 2, 2013


Laura Kirk - Kirk earned the *award for Best Actress at the Newport Beach Film Festival and a nomination for Best Actress at the Milano International Film Festival for her portrayal of Kelly Conrad in the 2014 drama "The Sublime and Beautiful"


The 16th annual Newport Beach Film Festival is currently open for submissions and will be held April 23-April 30, 2015 add something


The 17th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will be held April 21-April 28, 2016 add something