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This was the website for the W.I.N.D. (We Inspire New Directions) International Film Festival, a non-profit organization with IMDB qualification designed as a networking opportunity promoting all filmmakers, entrepreneurs leaders, innovators. Festival activities to promote you will include a press conference, and photo shoot of you with celebrities, broadcasted interviews, as well as master workshops for all attending filmmakers and being published on the cover of some amazing Magazines
Content is from the site's 2016 archived pages providing a glimpse of what this festival offers.
Dale Ha includes this archived website as supplemental reading for his Film Studies II elective for 2nd year film majors. The full reading list includes a number of current and restored websites and is available from the film departments webpage - see the FS II list. Mr. Ha works as both an educator and a professional media consultant. His collaboration with Fuse Media on the viral campaign for a small dog beds maker won acclaim for the innovative use of motion controlled cameras and animation. The company's website was featured as an integral element in the promotional video. Although the company specializes in dog bed, their products often are purchased for use by other pets, including cats, pigs, and skunks, all given screen time in the shoot. Due to the popularity of this course, students are encouraged to sign up early and check back for confirmation as enrollment is limited to few non-film majors.
The WIND Film Festival is likened to a breeze used to inspire all, specifically women in need and danger. It is a Non-Profit film festival working to end domestic, sexual violence, and harassment all around the world, especially in the Middle East. They are committed to offering support and advocacy to survivors of violence, and prevention and educational activities to help create a community in which violence is not tolerated. If fostered carefully and with love, it will pay huge dividends—in love, care, and understanding in a better world.
WIND International Film Festival: An open gate to Oscar for diversities and women
WIND Film Festival is trying to Promote all attendees to its best. In the Red Carpet event we'll have many celebrity photographers , Publishers Press & magazines to promote you to our best.We help you and distribute your film to some of greatest TV channels.
The festival attracts celebrities, media journalists, civic and community leaders, film crews and film enthusiasts from around the globe, as well as the In previous years, WIFF wowed attendees & enthusiasts with award-winning performances along with special guest and Hollywood celebrities appearances with seven Emmy, two Golden Globe, One Grammy and two times Oscar Nominee Grammy Award Winner Emmy Award Winners
W.I.N.D. Film festival will help your work to be seen by Award winning filmmakers, acclaimed juries and A list talents all around the globe.We want to make a bridge between the East and the West to promote all talents & filmmakers and bring more diversity to Hollywood & the film industry.
W.I.N.D. stands for
I = Inspiration
N = Nation
"WIND International Film Festival " is a unique competition with Live screenings and Red Carpet exposure in Hollywood, Beverly Hills, CA, in December 14-16, 2016.
Submission is open for all filmmakers around the globe to take participate and to be honored as our winner. Please use any of the link below.
W.I.N.D. International Film Festival is a non -profit organization designed to promote all filmmakers, especially those, with Female-Inclusive talents, crews and story lines.
Our main mission is not only to raise local and international awareness about issues related to women, and social issues in general, but also to recognize and reward films of peace, love, and humanitarian topics.Our goal is to inspire and empower all, especially women around the world.We want to help all filmmakers to raise their unique voice based on our main factors.We want to bring more diversity in to Hollywood and make an effective positive change of low ratio of female filmmakers working in this business.We want to create a bridge of peace and friendship between Est and West part of the world to have a better world to live for us and future generation through art.
If your films is related to peace, humanity, Inspiration, Equality and love among human beings you can to submit to our film festival and be sure it will be considered.We are choosing all good works related to factors mentioned above if they pass cinematic standard value with no competing with others filmmakers.
Our vision is to help the United Nations to promote peace and its humanitarian goals through WIND International Film Festival, empowering female filmmakers to create more opportunities and platforms with higher goals and successful achievements.
W.I.F.F. is a non-profit organization to honor Peace, Humanity, Love, Inspiration and Equality, Diversity. We are not only trying to raise local and international awareness towards women's issues which happen because of many factors, but also to promote films with peace, love and humanitarian content, and to inspire people all over the world, especially women who need support in their specific situations.
W.I.F.F. is open to global submission, to all filmmakers from all walks of life, regardless of their culture, religion, sex or their geographic location. To qualify, your projects must have female involvement, with a key position in the production such as, Producer, Director, Writer, DP, Composer or editor.
Submitted films will be carefully reviewed and judged fairly by our industry experts and experienced international jurors and professors.
Please note, in the Screenplay, competition stories must feature a female protagonist to qualify.
Festival activities will include a press conference, and a photo shoot of you with celebrities, broadcasted interviews, as well as master workshops for all attending filmmakers. Please stay tuned as this website is regularly updated with new and useful information.
Top jury-favorite finalists will receive a handcrafted precious 24 kt gold plated trophy at the ceremony, together with a beautiful limited-edition sash designed by a British designer with a Swarovski crystal integrated. We will continue surprising you, so please stay connected for more info.
Applicants will receive their invitations through email only.
Not only all type of films (all lengths, and/or genres), videos, and TV series is accepted but also you can submit any of your talents and crew members, without any limits. This is an unique opportunity for honoring them, with a great chance to win.
To allow students to develop their career in Filmmaking, submission fee is only $10.00. Student Screenwriting is an exemption and has a different entry fee.
You may enter for several categories to get more chances of nominations in each category. We encourage you to apply in as many different categories as possible, even for your crew and talent. This will increase your chances of winning in different categories.
Let's make a better world through films and promote a life free of fear regardless of our background, culture, religion or sex. Everyone has the fundamental right to live with dignity and pride. So, let’s work together and create a better place in this world, for everyone through film.
One of our main mission is to help girls and women of all ages, who need help and are in danger. Our Vision is to focus on community-based efforts including education, awareness, promoting films base on their real life stories. We want to make a difference and we will.
If you have capable hands, we need your help. Whether it's serving food, ushering guest, creating events, or even helping with red carpet interviews, we need you. Send us your resume, with references. This opportunity will bring you to the next level.
We are proud to announce that Two Hollywood based Film Production companies joined us this year. Our award winners might be asked to be a part of our next two feature films featuring A actors ,Directors in Hollywood. Winning in our festival will change your life!
Director/Producer of the Film Festival
"Filmmakers are as soul healers.We have a huge responsibility toward people by our films"
Here we are in 2016. Still we have less focus on women and we have few working female filmmakers, and fewer good films regarding inspiring and empowering young girls and women ,or films inspiring people with great messages.. You cannot imagine the innumerable hungry, pregnant women who are getting hurt or abused or young girls or women being killed or stoned by their family or governments to bring back honor as what they believe .But we believe it is shameful that in this world we are still seeing such huge crimes specific to women happening every single minute.
With that desire in my heart, I organized WIND International Film Festival. You and me, we are all looking to make a difference in the world and I believe that by focusing on films about women's problem, we are going to have the most substantial impact. We will reveal untold stories to the world and we will try to find solutions for problems. It is the WIND challenge to filmmakers to focus and find a way in their films to make wonderful films with universal meaning. The world is full of female predicaments. Filmmakers are challenged to isolate problems, focus and show some solution or expanse of understanding through your film. The WIND Film Festival is like a breeze to inspire women in need and danger. It is a non-profit film festival working to end domestic and sexual violence, and harassment all around the world, especially in the Middle East. We are committed to offering support and advocacy to survivors of violence, and prevention and educational activities to help create a community in which violence is not tolerated.If we foster carefully and with positivity, it will pay huge dividends—in love, care, and understanding in a better world.
Some of our favorite Jurors
President of Juries: Elham Madani
Malala Yousafzai, is the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.She was the subject of Oscar-shortlisted 2015 documentary. She was listed as one of 100 most influential people in the American world assembled by the American news magazine Time.She is known mainly for human rights advocacy for education and for women's right.
Professor Dylan Shield , gratuated from American Film Institute,the top three best film school in USA in Producing .Currently he is teaching in different institutes and colleges such as Los Angles City College.
Elham has made 55 films and has been Jury of 15 international Film festivals since 2013
Al Walser is a Swiss-born Liechtenstein singer, songwriter, and record producer residing in Los Angeles, CA. Walser first gained fame as a member of German Eurodance group Fun Factory with whom he toured worldwide. His 2012 single "I Can't Live Without You" was nominated for a Grammy Award in the field of Best Dance Recording. Al Walser won The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Award for Best Music Video for his single "I Want My Money Now" in 2014
Eric Zulley, is top 10 influential on the go broadcaster in Hollywood.He is running eZWay Broadcasting that is a broadcast network and marketing firm reaching millions and distributed on Dish Network, Wazkal’s Amazon Fire TV powered by Verizon Wireless, FilmOn via eZWayTV. eZWay is one of the top Alexa ranked networks and the founder Eric Zuley is with in the top ten influential of all time published by Weekly Billboard.
Professor Dylan Shield
Professor Dylan Shield gratuated from American Film Institute ,the top three best film school in USA in Producing .Currently he is teaching in different institutes and colleges such as Los Angles City College.
Malala Yousafzai is the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.She was the subject of Oscar-shortlisted 2015 documentary.She was listed as one of 100 most influential people in the American world assembled by the American news magazine Time.She is known mainly for human rights advocacy for education and for women's righ
Some of our past Juries
The standards of quality in this competition are very high and we only award the best films and filmmakers, so winners of this competition should be very proud of their achievement. Our jury members are part of a network of industry professionals from all over the world (i.e., Canada, Iran, USA, UK, Italy, Pakistan, China) with years of experience in the Film industry.
Each year we try to invite new jurors from all over the globe to insure fair voting.
The quality standard of this competition is very high and we only award the best films and filmmakers, so winners of this competition should be very proud of their achievement.
Academy Film Awards
Academy Film Awards as known as A.F. A is one of top 10 influential best festivals in the world. It gives you the 2nd chance specially if you are a professional filmmaker who are disappointed from many other prestigious festivals such as Oscar 2015. AFA is not competing with the Oscar but it will give you a great opportunity to be seen world wide if you think you are ready to fly to Oscar here is your best bet.
The festival is committed to exhibiting films that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives, with the hope that these programs will enlighten audiences, provide invaluable exposure for filmmakers and present inspired entertainment for all.
A.F.A is a charitable, educational, nonprofit organization committed to the idea that “One Great Movie not only can Change your life but also will connect you to the world of unity. It is here to help and team up great filmmakers to from the world of imagination in to the reality. To Build a world of professionalism and success, hope and opportunity To introduce America’s few indigenous art forms — through the cinema and to motivate all international filmmakers to take participate and challenge themselves more . The festival brings films and filmmakers from around the world to Hollywood for our two season in July and December gala.
We are committed to showing ‘Just Great Movies through great filmmakers. We are committed to showing great movies that both entertain and enlighten the audience. We need movies that seek to enrich the human spirit and the art of filmmaking, not the bottom line. Our goal is for people to leave the theater with the feeling that they just watched something special and different from what they have seen.” Dr.Elham Madani, President and Founder
We believe that a story driven by an individual, authentic voice can awaken new ideas that have the power to delight and entertain, push creative boundaries, spark new levels of empathy and understanding, and even lead to social change. We support independent storytellers and advance the impact of their work in the world and would love to introduce audiences to their new work.
Please read carefully before you submit.
By submitting your film/s or art form/s to the WIND International Film Festival, you are agreeing to all terms and conditions below in full.
1. The submitter guarantees that all rights and releases have been legally secured, including music rights, songs, etc and the submitter releases the Festival and all its members from any legal action whatsoever.
2. Finalists should send, 2 DVDs and 1 (one) blu-ray (optional) or DCP, with title, length, and director's name no later than the month of the announcement for final possible screening purpose, to the address we e-mail you. Please mark your film with "No Commercial Value - For Cultural Purposes Only", both on the envelope and the shipping invoices. Although every possible care will be taken with DVDs while in our possession, however, we cannot accept responsibility for unforeseen loss, stolen, or damage of entries. Please do not send originals. We do not receive downloads of any kind.
3. All transportation/shipping costs (including customs clearance) to WIND International Film Festival, plus fees for insurance while in transit, must be borne by the participants (please write: For Cultural Purposes only - Not for commercial use). The Festival Director reserves the right to refuse any shipment involving unpaid costs.
4. We will not return your screening and exhibition copies.
5. All kinds of submission fees, shopping or purchases are non-refundable.
6. Entries must be in English or subtitled, dubbed in English.
7· Every submission has to pick at least one main category. Main filmmakers such as Directors, Producers, Script Writers and Agents can apply on behalf of their cast, crew and talents.
8· Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
9· All entries should be sent via Film Freeway. Please do not send discs or any downloadable files to us.
10· Works in progress are accepted if you finish the whole film by the given deadline and we can watch it on our film freeway site.
11. All selection committees' and juries' decisions are final.
12. Only producers or directors can receive the physical awards at the award ceremony on behalf of the absentee, crew or their talent.
13. Regardless of the Prize and their winning status, winning filmmakers who can not attend the Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles, will only receive laurels.
14. The festival has the right to disqualify a winning film for any reasons, without further explanation to the submitter.
15. Submission of an entry gives the festival permission to accept work exhibited, photographed, locally telecast, and reproduced either in parts or in whole, for educational or publicity purposes. Filmmakers can request in writing that their material not to be used for such purposes after the Festival.
16. We do not pay any screening fees. Not all winning films will be screened. The festival has the full right to select the winning films to be screened.
17. The Festival Directorate may deny participation to any film unable to meet the technical requirements for a public screening of good quality.
18. The Festival Management reserves the right to make changes in the profile of the Festival, if it becomes necessary to do so due to circumstances beyond his/her control.
19. All filmmakers/submitters are expected to keep communications with the Festival professional and in good taste. Failure to do so may result in disqualification at any point in the adjudication process, including the nullification of Official Selection status or nominations. That stated, the Festival will only communicate with the person who submitted his/her film to the festival, and that Festival should not be expected to communicate with any other persons.
20. The Festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes in regulations or scheduling, changing logo, adding photos, adding or correcting information, final ceremony date and location .
21. Any types of interview and photos of you during the Film Festival will be a property of this festival.
22. The submitter/filmmaker also acknowledges that remediation of any sort will be limited to a refund of his/her submission fees.
23. Films could be from any year, except for student entry that should not be a year after their graduation. By submitting to Student category you need to e-mail us proof of Full time student enrollment for the year when you finish your film, and letter of your school supervisor.
24. Any dispute arising as a result of submission to the Festival will have a recourse limited to the lesser of either the submission fee paid, or the cost of correcting the issue.
25. The entries shall be judged on the basis of resourcefulness, originality, entertainment, and production quality, without regards to cost of production or subject matter.
26. Our juries may also search information from other sources once we accept the submission.
27. Upon submission, entries shall be verified for eligibility and category. All stages of judging, including Preliminary, Semifinal, and Final rounds, shall be overseen by the members of the WIND International Film Festival. Also it may designate additional non-member judges as required at the sole discretion of the WIND International Film Festival Executive Committee.
28. Festival will not pay for Master class workshops, Press conferences, traveling expenses, Red Carpet events, VIP passes or shopping cards.
29. Winning films will be screened once at our partner institutions based on juries’ selection if they pass the censorship and meet the technical criteria. However, not all winning films will be screened. The festival has the right to screen or not screen the winning films.
30. LIABILITY: You agree to indemnify us, and hold us, and our employees, owners, affiliates, and partners, harmless from all claims and liability associated with your participation or entry to the Festival.
31. Festival has the right to show case your film in the festival TV broadcasting network . If do not want your film to be distributed ,you need to Email us after submission.
By submitting to our Film Festival, submitters/filmmakers indicate that they have read, understood, agreed with, and will comply to and accept all of the terms and Conditions above, in their entirety, without modification.
1-We believe each single entry deserves to be considered because we appreciate your work and we know how hard it is to create a piece of art. It’s your right to show off to your friend and fans, and let them know how dedicated and passionate you are to work on your dream. Therefore, we do our best to consider your piece of art, films, videos, talents, and crew, as much as we can if it is within our standards.
2-Top ( Juries & audience ) favorite winners might receive a very beautiful hand crafted 24 k gold plated Trophy is designed by Elham Madani, the Festival Founder/Director and a limited beautiful sash together with many more surprises from various Film Festival Sponsors (some condition applies).
3-This year’s live screening and award ceremony will be held twice, mid-July and mid-December in Hollywood. We will notify our winners of the exact date and location.
4-All of the submitters will receive email invitations to attend the ceremony in Hollywood.
5-Jury’s top 5 favorites will be eligible to receive a hand crafted and engraved 24 carat gold plated statuette as well as a limited edition embroidered sash designed exclusively for the WIND Film Festival.
6 -Festival officials can send printed certificates via mail to finalists who choose not to attend the event. However, the winners are required to pay for postage and will not receive a trophy or sash.
7-Winning films will be screened if they meet the jurors’ criteria (i.e. if they pass the censorship and meet the technical requirements). The festival committee reserves the right to deny screening. All accepted filmmakers, however, will be honored during the Award Ceremony. Many more surprises will be added soon, so stay tuned! Each category may have more than one winner
At the end of each year winners might compete for more categories listed below for additional special Awards such as:
The Humanitarian Award for best Feature film
Peace Award for Feature Film
Independent Spirit Award for Feature Film
Women of the year Award
Humanitarian Award ( Female)
Peace Award ( Female)
Screen plays will compete for:
Best Low Budget Feature Screenplay Award
Best Special Mention Screenplay Award
Best Humanitarian Screenplay Award
Best Independent Spirit Award
Best Short Script Award
Best Feature Script Award
Best of luck every one !And welcome home, "WIND International Film festival", W.I.F.F. 2016
This film festival is open to both women and men. Script Development and Program Scripts must feature a female protagonist. Films must be produced within two years of the festival date, i.e. for 2016, films must be produced in 2014 unless approved by festival officers.The flat entry fee is $25 to be considered in competition, (except Screen play Award sections), is applicable to all deadlines re: Early, Regular, Late and Extended, and applies to all films, in all genres and/or lengths, along with screenplays. The onus is on the filmmaker, producer(s) and screenwriter(s) to decide if their project can compete on an international level. Films must be produced in 2015 unless approved by festival officials.
ShahRoukh khan :My name is Khan and I am not terrorist
Leonardo Di Caprio : The Revenant
Best Overall Film : 'A Common Man ' for best male actor and best supporting actor
Best Actor : Sir Ben Kingsley
Best Supporting Actor: Frederick James Koch
Best Actress: Shohre Aghdashlou :Stoning of Soraya
Best screen play
Asghar Fardadi for the sales man
Best TV series : Shahrzad
Best TV Actor:
Kivanç Tatlitug in Kozey and Koney from Turkey
Best TV Actress :
Best Documentary : The Lady in Number 6
All nominees will receive a confidential email on June 21th regarding VIP Passes and packages from 3 to 6 PM in Los Angles time.
The VIP Festival Pass allows its holder free access for the entire festival duration to all evening events and screenings included.Includes also access to all red carpet evening screening events; the gala film press party with special press calls and photo calls for film industry professionals and attendees; VIP invitations and access to networking film industry press parties with complimentary ,red carpet screenings and after-awards party with disco, gourmet buffet and complimentary press and another happy photo shoot hours.
We have different packages / VIP Passes that you can see it through the link we will share with our nominees only.
Read it several times to understand exactly if it is your first time winning and choose the best suits you or your work.
World Humanitarian Awards
We strives to give recognition to those who work and dedicate their life for the betterment of humanity. They could be anyone from any part of the world, race, color, sex , age with kind of profession. In fact want to make a global change and make a bridge of peace, love and friendship between East and West and among over the globe no matter of their religion or color. Our mission is to promote humanitarian issues and inspire others. To inspire you to love more each other and respect and make a world full of happiness, less poverty and hope and peace for better tomorrow.
Winning persons, companies, brands will become the world showcase and one of the best samples or role models for the " World Humanitarian Awards " in 2016 this year.
Submission is open until December 1st.
The festival group prominent nominees 2015 include
Still some more nominees will be included by June 30
President Jimmy Carter,
Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai
Celebrity and Actress , Angelina Jolie
Celebrity and Actor , Leonardo DiCaprio
Morteza Barjesteh : Best Humanitarian Singer of the year
Dr Barbra Angel : Best Humanitarian teacher and music composer
Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon
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Alston Koch: International Entertainer of the Year
Ambassador for Climate Change (I.C.T.P)
Member of The Grammy Academy (U.S.A)
Member of The Australian Performing Right Association.(APRA)
Ambassador for Sri Lanka Tourism
Member of PPCA (Performing & Publishing Copyright Association of Australia)
Member of AMCOS (Australasian Mechanical Copyright Organisation)
Ambassador for FAMILY FILM AWARDS (USA) for Australia
Morris Hayes : Best music player of the year
The man behind 'PRINCEi
He is in the black HALL Of FAME see link below)
He was also honored by JJ Abrams (Director of STAR WARS)
Adolfo Pérez E: Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Ike.M.L.Kasmiani : Best Ambassador of peace
Best Documentary: The Lady in Number 6
The Special Humanitarian Award for Medicine : Dr. Sarathchandra de Alvis Seneviratne
Dr. Seneviratne is a Consultant/Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology attached to Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital, has been using the innovative Laparoscopic entry technique in Cayman for more than two decades.
Now, doctors at Harvard Medical School are using this method and an article on the technique, called the "modified Alwis Method", has appeared in the latest edition of the medical journal Reviews in Obstetrics and Gynaecology..
Dr. Sarath De Alwis, as he is known on the island is a British citizen and a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians, Gynecologists and Surgeons. He is also a member of the Royal College of Physicians and a Fellow of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare. He has lived in the Cayman Islands since in 1994 and was formerly head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cayman Islands Hospital. He is now in private practice and also lectures at St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine.
Dr. Saratchandra de Alwis-Seneviratne
Dr. De Alwis’s specialities are infertility, cancer screening and pain relief. He has pioneered techniques in laparoscopic surgery, earning a Harvard University designation for “The De Alwis method.”
The citation given for the “Cayman Islands Certificate and Badge of Honour” to Dr. Saratchandra (Sarath) de Alwis – Seneviratne reads:
“The contributions of Dr. Saratchandra (Sarath) de Alwis-Seneviratne to the field of medicine, and to community life, in the Cayman Islands are countless.
He has also been commended and received a special award from Queen Elizabeth of England.
New submission is open from July 14th and nominees 2016 will be announced by December 1st 2016
May all the good works spread around the globe and become both a living sample and inspiration to others.
Those who have submitted already before July 2016 ," for season one ", still have chance to compete or to be one of our winner in season two. You do not need to pay again for your submission. Please if you want to attend or receive your trophy, check rules section , how to attend section and VIP packages section to be prepared more if you want to apply.
Best Foreign short film : Allia by Sameh Saleh
For best inspiring actors
Best Short Student film : As we say Good bye by Jhosimar Vasquez granilla,
For Best Acting
Script and Best Director in student category.
Best Persian short: Laura By pedram Tajjik.
Best short script in horror :Betty Dravis and Mina Ownlee
Best female Director in Comedy section : Taking Stock by Maeve Murphy
Best Supporting Actor , Junichi Kajioka in Taking Stock
Best Feature length Script, Julie Kaufmann for Seriah’s Legacy
Best Romance Feature Script: wendy huchison for Hidden destiny
Best actress in Short: by Alexis Nichols in becoming Lucy
Best overall short STUDENT Film : Bloody Luck by Ragnhild Bjoerge
Best music composer : Dr Barbra Angel for Lonly girl
Best short animation : Red by Arioario saffarzadegan
Read it carefully several times before traveling ! You need to act upon it before June 30
ll nominees need to buy one of the festival VIP packages by July 5th to be able to attend. No one without Festival badge can enter the screening /awarding rooms. Festival badges will be given to you on 5th of July in our 1st introductory dinner party. You need to be in Hollywood in California by 3 pm on July 5th .Transportation time from Airport to hotel will be above 1 hour.
If you are living in a country that does not allow to pay through credit card ,you can ask for money exchange to help you and transfer the fee to festival Pay pall account.
No exception will be accepted.
Festival Head quarter
Hollywood is one of the top 10 expensive and luxury city in the world. It is a busy city with full of entertaining people and area that you must to see .It has amazing restaurant for dinning and many night clubs and shopping malls you can go.
This city is surrounded by mountains and oceans .You do not want to miss Hollywood sign for sure and walking on walk of the fame signs and see amazing wax museum , Madame Tussauds in Hollywood also Getty Museum . This is a happy city with hot weather. We strongly suggest you book the hotel as earliest as you can. July 4rd is an independence day in USA and very busy. Book from July 5th to 8th . Your check out should be not later than July 9th . You can leave on 8th of July ,but we send you the invitation letter to be able to stay one more day to see the city and enjoy all day.
If You need Invitation Letter, After your pay for your package ,we will send you an invitation letter to use it if you need to apply for your entry visa.
Dress Code :
If you are a lady Please bring 3 gowns and party dress, you need to be very pretty .It is fun days full of celebrity photographers and live video recording that will be sent to all around the world. You do not know what is next surprise. Be ready and look amazing as though you are getting ready for your wedding. See the festival trailer to see how our previous filmmakers used to dress. To get better idea. We love to see you better than them this year. Also bring two formal dress for Press private interview if you have the Gold or Diamond package.
If you are a gentleman. same advise to you but bring three different suits and Tuxedo
Our Gold and Diamond VIP holders have a chance to take participate in all of three awarding ceremonies and interacting with all Celebrity attendance in different time and red carpet events .So you need to dress different for two different days.
There is a room you can change and retouch your make up on location! We are doing our best for you.
Have a safe trip and see you all here.
Urgent notes for screening your films ,minimum package to prepare is Silver
Please note: If your film /talent /work has been nominated you should bring
1-Three DVD of best high quality of the film for Director/Producer section
2-full printed script for Screen plays nominees
3-Press release of your film
4-Poster of the film
It is always best you come with your crew or talents because in our Question and Answer session you will have receive many attention from Press and public to vote on your work and it helps your work/Film/or you to be elevated to higher level.
If you are local bring invite as many fans to come and vote on your films or your work. After we receive all of your information by June 22nd we will set up a link to how to get the public ticket for fans to attends. More to come, more chance to receive votes and to go to highest level of receiving
“Academy Film Awards”
"World Humanitarian Awards
or all above and
WIND International Film Festival"
Again “You need to have your VIP Pass number before attending. Choose which packages you want and pay by paypal before attending .When you paid Email us with confirmation number please to provide you a personal secret pass code.
For below sections you need to prepare them as earliest as you can and send these to Festival email before arrival by 22nd of June.
1-You need to send trailer of your film in a separate file before arrival to festival email.
On subject line write the words: Festival Requirements
2-Biography of nominees and what your film or your work is about plus Photo of you or your talent /crew that nominated for festival.
Due receiving more than 1000 emails from related matters or filmmakers please try your best to do what we asked for by your own before sending email right a way.
We might not be able to answer you right a way and you loose your chance for many other opportunities
3-You need to record a 30 sec testimonial video about how you feel about being nominated in our festival and mention your full name and for what film/or category you have been nominated.
4- Please prepare 30 Sec of the best part of your work .For example if you are a director,30 sec of best part of your film
If you are actor 30 sec of the best part of role is some thing you need to prepare
If you are editor, singer/dancer/musician… It applies to many categories if you can.
The reason is that for Gold and Diamond VIP holders we want to show it to show case you more just from the moments we announce your name to the actual moments you start speaking there is a 30 sec of walking time to the stage .We want to fill it with your glorious work and show case it to the world.
You need to send it through a link we can down load such as You tube.
When you make it on you tube, You need to title is under your name plus name of festival for example
Alex Barani, nominees as best Actor for “WIND International Film Festival”
Sara Kazemi , nominee as best singer in the film for “WIND International Film Festival”
You need to have them with you on 5th of July about 7 pm that we meet for introductory meeting .You need to submit them to check out the quality of DVD's before screening your film on 6th of July
1st meeting location on 5th of July will be sent by email to those who buy Gold or Diamond packages .
You need to send us all below information to festival email as earliest after preparing yourself for the package you want and pay through Pay pal.
After you paid please answer these questions and email us back as your earliest to program your film by JUNE 30.
Name of the film :
Showtime: ( Depends on packages and how soon you apply you get better spot)
Director of Photography:
Language: If it is in Native language you should have (English Subtitles)
Original Format: HD ( Bring Three DVD )
Your IMDB Website:
Film IMDB website:
Film Face book
Poster of the film ,You need to have 24 by 50 inches printed poster with you please.Submit it to us on July 5th at Dinner party.
Head shot of nominees:
Have a link of your trailer on you tube.
You need to send them all information on time to be considered and programmed.
You need to pay the enrollment fee not later than July 5th .
Best of luck and we hope to see you soon for our amazing festivals in Hollywood.