PEMBROKE TAPARELLI ARTS AND FILM FESTIVAL – ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL HELD VIRTUALLY ON NOVEMBER 6-8, 2020

Press Release : September 28, 2020
PEMBROKE TAPARELLI ARTS AND FILM FESTIVAL – ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL HELD VIRTUALLY ON NOVEMBER 6-8, 2020

WHO:             

Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival (PTAFF)

Sponsored and hosted by Filmocracy

WHAT:            

Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival, in this time of unrest, we search for peace and ways to create and bring forth unity in the arts and on this planet.

When we started our festival in 2016, we screened over 40 films, and have screened approximately 30 to 45 films each year since then. We would love our global audience to experience a few of the films we have screened over the past 4 years that expand on this theme of peace and unity.

Tickets are available at www.ptaff.org . Tickets for screening blocks and feature-length films are $10 each. The opening night film (TBA) is $15. Day passes are $45.

Opportunities to listen in on two (2) live panel discussions as well as a virtual open mic presentation will be on a donation basis, with a free networking mixer on Friday and Saturday.

WHEN:           

Friday, November 6, from 12pm to 10pm 

  • Welcome Message on Opening Day – Live
  • Film screening – Past winners/critically acclaimed films (2016-2019)
  • One Panel discussion – Replay
  • Opening Night Film
  • Networking Mixer – Industry Meet Up
  • Opening Night Film

Saturday, November 7, from 12pm to 10pm

  • Film screening – Team Favorites
  • Live Panel Discussion
  • Who is responsible for ending social unrest?
  • Highlights – Live Open Mic
  • Networking Mixer – Industry Meet Up

Sunday, November 8, from 12pm to 8pm

  • Film Screening
  • Highlights – Art Exhibit – Virtual Gallery
  • Live Panel Discussions
  • Colorism, ADOS, and Hollywood
  • Hollywood Post Pandemic and Racial Unrest

 WHY:              

Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival has three days jam-packed with films, entertainment, art, performance and conversation on the meaningful topics that impact our lives on a daily basis. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity. Get your tickets now, visit www.ptaff.org today!

 INVITED PANELISTS:   

Show Runners   

Ayanna Floyd Davis, showrunner and executive producer best known for her work on The Chi, Empire, Hannibal, Private Practice

Dee Harris-Lawrence, showrunner and producer Shots Fired, Chicago P.D., and David Makes Man

Tarell Alvin McCraney, writer and producer best known for his work on Moonlight, David Makes Man, and High Flying Bird

Nichelle Tramble Spellman, showrunner and executive producer best known for her work on the Apple drama series, Truth Be Told

Randall Keenan Winston, television producer and director best known for his work on Spin City and Scrubs

Casting Directors

Twinkie Byrd, casting director with more than 24 years of experience in the industry

Leah Daniels-Butler, casting director and producer responsible for launching the careers of talented actors like Gabourey Sidibe, star of the Academy Award winning film “Precious”, and other notables

Vanessa Spencer, with casting credits for films such as Lovesick, A Million Ways to Die in the West, 2 Guns, and The Call

Managers/Agents

Tracy Christian – TCA Management

Tiauna Jackson – Jackson Agency

Wayne Johnson – LPM Talent and Entertainment

Jason Kennedy – Kennedy Casting

Filmmakers/Actors/Producers/Writers/Directors

Deondray and Quincy Gossfield – SWERV Magazine

Known for The Chadwick Journals (2011-2019) which received an Emmy nomination this year, The DL Chronicles (2007-2012), Sunday Best (2019-2020), Sanador: The Healer (2019)

Derrick Ski-ter Jones – Ski-ter Jones Cinematography

Known for The Insider (1999), Q: Secret Agent (2008), Grad Night (2006), Doing the L.A. Thing (2007)

Notes to editors

For more information please contact:
Philip Sokoloff Tel: (626) 674-0504 email: showbizphil@gmail.com Visit the newsroom of: sampr