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GIFF 2012 Special Events

THURSDAY, SEP. 27

 

GIFF 2012 Launch Party @ Zen Ultra Lounge

sponsored by: Patron and Peroni
Kicking off the 2012 Festival in style, this event will take place in the exquisitely designed plush Zen Ultra Lounge in the heart of Tumon. The top floor of the Royal Orchid Hotel is where you’ll enjoy an evening under the stars with Patron XO Cafe and Italian pale lager, Peroni. Perfetto! Cinema and international culture is the topic for the night, meet a few of the filmmakers or simply relax and enjoy the evening. Photographers and video will be present. Business casual, please. Must be 21+.

EVENT INFORMATION:
VIP 2012 GIFF LAUNCH PARTY
Date: Thursday, September 27, 2012
Time: 8:00pm
Venue: Zen Ultra Lounge, top floor of the Royal Orchid Hotel, Tumon

 

FRIDAY, SEP. 28

GIFF Opening Night Film and Ceremonies

Get ready for the first of many powerful films in the 2012 Guam International Film Festival lineup at the Opening Night Ceremonies with delegates and the full length feature, Opening Night Film, “Mga Dayo (Resident Alien)”. Also in attendance will be Guam’s “Mga Dayo” director/writer, Julius Sotomayor Cena along with producers and cast for introductions and a Q&A following the film. CLICK HERE for more “Mga Dayo”

EVENT INFORMATION:
GIFF OPENING NIGHT CEREMONIES
Admission: $15.00 USD
Date: Friday, September 28, 2012
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: STADIUM TBD, Micronesia Mall Stadium Theatres

 

SUNDAY, SEP. 30

Master Class with Prof. Tom Brislin, Ph.D

CREATING AN INDUSTRY
What do our neighbors, the Philippines, Australia, Japan and Korea all have in common? They take stock in the worth of their professional film and media industry. Join scholar Professor Tom Brislin, founder of the SMART Exchange Film Program (University of Hawaii at Manoa and Shanghai University School of Film and TV) for an in-depth discussion regarding the worth and importance of local media and how to build it into a commercially, culturally and academically viable industry.

Featuring short films from the Academy of Creative Media, University of Hawai’i at Manoa. This event is FREE and open to the public. Seats are limited and is based on a first-come, first-served basis.

EVENT INFORMATION:
WORKSHOP – MASTER CLASS with PROF. TOM BRISLIN
Admission: FREE
Date: Sunday, September 30, 2012
Time: 10:05am
Venue: STADIUM TBD, Micronesia Mall Stadium Theatres

 

2012 GIFF Award Ceremonies and
After Party 
@ Zen Ultra Lounge

The Closing Night festivities take us full circle as we enjoy the backdrop of Tumon sets the stage at Zen Ultra Lounge for the 2012 GIFF Award Ceremonies followed by the GIFF 2012 After Party. The following awards will be presented:

Grand Jury Awards

  • Best Narrative Feature
  • Best Narrative Short
  • Best Documentary Feature
  • Best Documentary Short

Audience Choice Award
Best Made In The Marianas Award
Best Animation Award
Best of Festival Award

EVENT INFORMATION:
2012 GIFF AWARD CEREMONIES and After Party
Admission: FREE
Date: Sunday, September 30, 2012
Time: 8:00pm
Venue: Zen Ultra Lounge, Rooftop at the Royal Orchid Hotel, Tumon
Must be 21+

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