(Lights, camera, action)…The action starts this evening.
It is the 5th Annual Imperial Valley Film Festival and Artist Showcase. It runs today and tomorrow at the Imperial Palms Resort at the Barbara Worth Country Club in Holtville. 18 films have been submitted to be screened and judged during the two day event. Artisans from around the Valley have submitted their various works of art for display, as well. The festival will feature many great surprises this year, including meet and greets with top producers and the featured film makers. The festival opens with a Q&A discussion with famed comedy producer and Hollywood editor, George Folsey, Jr. Folsey is considered one of the most successful comedy producers and editors in Hollywood history with famous credits such as Coming to America, Blues Brothers and Animal house. He also produced and edited Michael Jackson’s Thriller video. Passes for the festival are available at the Calexico, Brawley, El Centro and Imperial Chambers of Commerce. For a list of all festival activities go to ivfilmfestival.com.