Eclectic Shades Magazine Los Angeles April 2019 - Page 19

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

THE BEVERLY HILLS FILM FESTIVAL (BHFF)

Established in 2001 in the backyard of the entertainment capital of the world, the Beverly Hills Film Festival is considered among the most exclusive and influential film festivals globally. Through linking the groundbreaking talent of emerging filmmakers and exposing the community to the latest innovations in the cinema field, the Beverly Hills Film Festival (BHFF) exists as a cinematic and cultural patron. The Beverly Hills Film Festival’s objective is to merge today’s filmmaking pioneers with the wealth of cinematic heritage of Beverly Hills by edifying and developing the cinematic community and enhancing the impact of the arts.

By bringing the entire community together, the Beverly Hills Film Festival welcomes over 44,000 attendees annually, providing them the platform to congregate and network for 5 days. The BHFF creates opportunities for the attendees to appear at the exciting red carpet publicity events, world premiers, and screenings of numerous exceptional films and be a part of educational panel discussions, workshops, and seminars, along with special events, and VIP after parties and priceless networking opportunities.

The Beverly Hills Film Festival’s (BHFF) vision is to establish a philanthropic identity as a cultural preserver and a fortified patron of literacy advancement in the fields of arts and humanities on a local and globalized level. The BHFF aims to involve and serve the next generation of entrepreneurs, investors, leaders, and advocates in its community to provide cause work opportunities; to partner with authors and educators who wish to inspire and enlighten the public in the field of arts and humanities; to create and host innovative, educational conferences, panel discussions, digital productions through partnerships with renowned institutions and organizations; to compile archival data and produce innovative material dedicated to cinematic history and theory; to recognize and reward the unique skills of emerging filmmakers; and to fulfill the philanthropic vision of its sponsors in order to preserve and enhance the culture of the arts in return.