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2017 Call for Press Credentials

Given limited island lodging and demand for ferry transport, CFI is requesting all press credentials be submitted no later than 9/18. Please follow this link to submit your press credential request and allow for 48 hours to process:   2017 CFF Media Credentials

The 2015 Catalina Film – Red Carpet Interviews

The 2015 Catalina Film had some amazing talent walk across the red carpet. Steffanie Siebrand crossed paths with them and had some interesting conversation.  As you know, “what happens on the red carpet…gets broadcast”.  We have some amazing interviews here from Kristin Davis, Diane Warren, Lucas Till, Mena Suvari, Robert Englund, F. Gary Gray, and […]

Commemorative Coins and Map Posters–2015 Catalina Film Booty

These 5-year, Commemorative Catalina Film Festival coins,  were found on the beach this morning, guarded by the seagulls and the pigeons.  You can avoid the beaks and pick one up in the Festival Lounge located in The Metropole Hotel’s Conference Room. You will see design elements on the coin that are consistent with the posters […]

Live Boxcast Streaming of 2015 Catalina Film & New Media Summit, and the Catalina Film Festival Red Carpets

It’s pretty safe to say, that our Catalina Film & New Media Summit events have been extremely popular, for those who are fortunate enough to attend.  The industry leaders on the  panels provide the expertise and the filmmakers infuse their perspectives by participating and asking great questions, leading to productive, insightful and educational discussions. For […]

We Are Making the 2015 Catalina Film Festival, the SWEETEST Yet!

Filmmakers will have this view for the next few days and it could be a whole lot worse, right?  One of the great things about the island, is that you get to enjoy it before even setting foot ashore.  The ferry ride from either Long Beach or Newport Beach is comfortable and relatively quick.  Today, […]

Festival Deals = Ultimate Paradise Day Trip

It’s Festival Week and you still have time to take advantage of some amazing deals.  Rooms are hard to find, but the Catalina Film Festival experience makes for a great day trip!  You can enjoy the Treasure Hunt, the Filming Wine Mixer, Stella Artois Beer Gard…en, The Saturday Night Award Show, Film and Gala and […]

2015 Catalina Film Festival Trailers

We are less than a week away from the 2015 Catalina Film Festival.  The excitement is building to see some great films and we have a treat to help feed that excitement.  These are trailers for many of the films that we will be screening on September 24-27.  Which are you excited to see?

The Festival Countdown “Sizzles”

September 24, 2015 is right around the corner and we are EXCITED!  To get everyone jazzed up and in the mood, one of our sponsors Stormmaker Productions, made this sizzle reel.   We hope to see you on the island, but if you can’t make it, stay tuned into this blog page for the daily […]

RIP Wes Craven – We Lost A Legend & A Friend Today

Our Catalina Film Fest team is heartbroken to have lost our close friend and one of our biggest supporters. Wes Craven was not only a ground-breaking legend in cinema, but one of the sweetest and most encouraging men we have had the pleasure of collaborating with. As the winner for our annual “Wes Craven Award” […]

Introducing the 2015 Catalina Film Festival Poster

The Catalina Film Festival is located on the island paradise of Santa Catalina Island, just off the coast of Los Angeles. In fact, it is part of Los Angeles County, but when you travel there, you feel like you’ve been transported to another world.  Imagine trading freeway traffic in cars, for the casual convenience of […]