Lake Worth Playhouse seeks "an innovative selection across a variety of genres from music videos, shorts and documentaries to full length features. Our mission is to celebrate the art of filmmaking, provide industry collaboration opportunities and outlets for filmmakers to present their work and gain recognition from their peers, the public and industry professionals."
A FILMMAKER RECEPTION will be held next door to the Stonzek Theatre on Friday, September 28 at 7pm. Appetizers and vodka bar will be provided by Callaro's Steahouse. This space will provide the filmmakers with a meeting space throughout the festival. We want to provide a unique opportunity for young and seasoned artists to socialize, network and interact with other local filmmakers in a relaxed environment that caters to fostering new relationships, establishing business connections, deal making, engaging in creative discussions and learning from other professionals in the industry.
A SPECIAL GUEST: Alex Hyde-White. Alex is UK born, raised in SoCal desert, the son of British Character great Wilfrid Hyde-White and was an actor at birth. He got his professional start as one of the last contract players at Universal Studios at age 19. His journey has taken him from Broadway to Motion Capture, stopping along the way in such locations as Greece, Hungary, London, Toronto and New York, at Civil War and WWI battlefields and to Comic Book infamy as the original Mr. Fantastic. His love of film and the craft of acting combined to produce Pursuit of Happiness and the upcoming Three Days (of Hamlet) which marks his directing debut. An acting veteran of 34 years, his resume includes Pretty Woman, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Catch Me If You Can and many others. The L-Dub Film Festival is honored to have Alex Hyde-Whiteas our featured guest and will be presenting him with a prestigious award.
OUR FESTIVAL DIRECTOR: Charlie Birnbaum. A resident of Lake Worth, Charlie directed several 16mm films in college and then founded Zoopraxinographiscope, a film exhibition program that ran for over thirty years. He taught college film courses including "The Craft of Film" with featured lecturers such luminaries as actress Shirley MacLaine, director Peter Yates and composer David Amram. Currently, Charlie is the principal in the computer consulting firm Zanzibar Consultants. He recently made his acting debut on the main stage at the Lake Worth Playhouse. Charlie serves as a senior staff member at the Lake Worth Playhouse Stonzek Theatre, giving film talks on the weekends.
THE AWARDS CEREMONY/WRAP PARTY will be held Sunday, September 30th. Jury awards will be given for Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short, Best Music Video, Best Student Film and others.
In addition, audience choice awards will be given for Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short, Best Music Video and Best Student Film. So join us to walk the red carpet and wrap up another great year!
Dates: September 28-30, 2012
Location: Lake Worth Playhouse Stonzek Theatre - 709 Lake Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33460
Entries must be received no later than 4pm on September 1, 2012.
Entries Must Include these three things:
1. 2012 L-DUB Entry Packet (available at http://www.lakeworthplayhouse.org/LDUBENTRY.html)
2. Entry Fee: All films 30 minutes or less TRT require a $10 entry fee. All films longer than 30 minutes TRT require a $20 entry fee. Payments may be made by check or money order made payable to: Lake Worth Playhouse. Entry fees are non-refundable.
3. Two exhibition copies of your film on DVD or BluRay (no trailers or FBI warnings). Media will not be returned at the end of the festival. However, if you are attending your screening, you may sign for and take your film with you at the conclusion of your showcase.