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The CALL FOR ENTRY for the 2015 Breckenridge Festival of Film is now open. MORE INFORMATION

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"...Our lodging was perfect. The weather was perfect. The scenery was perfect. From the networking events to the forums, Michelle and I soaked up so much. BFF will always have a special place in our hearts..." -Simon

Film Fest ReDux at the Backstage Theater

Film Fest ReDux
At the Backstage Theater
Join us for another chance to see some of the festival's best-received films!

Flying the Feathered Edge

 

Dec. 3&4 - Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project with City of Hate: Dallas and the Assassination
7 p.m. Breckenridge Backstage Theater
Tickets $10 Adults / $8 Youth (plus $1 ticket fee)
Bob Hoover tells his own story – and shares, with his trademark charm, the hard earned wisdom of a life spent pushing the edge of the envelope while contributing to aviation's many developments.
Also starring Harrison Ford, Dick and Burt Rutan, Carroll Shelby, Gene Cernan, Medal of Honor Recipient Col. Bud Day, Clay Lacy, General Jack Dailey, and Sean D. Tucker

 

 

 

 


 

Pie Lady of Pie TownDec. 10&11 - Pie Lady of Pie Town with Selected Shorts
7 p.m. Breckenridge Backstage Theater
Tickets $10 Adults / $8 Youth (plus $1 ticket fee)
$5 Pie Special - when purchased with a ticket, gets you the pie of your choice, from an assortment, to enjoy with the film
Shorts include Bingo Night!, Green Acres, What Cheer? and There is No God and We All Die Alone
Sneak Peek: Pie Lady Kathy Knapp may be in attendance!
Why did Kathy Knapp, a successful businesswoman, decide to leave her charmed life to bake pie in a dusty town with no traffic light, no gas station, no motel?

The film illustrates Kathy's resolve, heartache, healing, and how pie is a vehicle for love and peace. You'll see an alien, a dummy, feel connections to deep space, and hear some finger-snapping tunes.

You'll want pie. Welcome to Pie Town, New Mexico. The name is no joke.

2014 Best of Fest

And the winners of the 2014 Breckfilmfest are.............................

Best Drama: "The Frontier"

Best Short Drama:"In the Blind"

Best Comedy: "BFFs"

Best Short Comedy: "Help Point"

Best Documentary: "Angel Azul"

Best Adventure: "Roraima"

Best Student: "Into the Silent Sea"

Best Animated: "Blue"

Best Actor: Simon Paluck "Emma"

Best Actress: Aunjanue Ellis "Una Vida"

Best Director: Richie Adams "Una Vida"

Best Duo Cast: Nick Sandow and Neal Huff "In the Blind"

Best Editing - Devon Avery "One Minute Time Machine" and "Practice Makes Perfect"

Best Cinematography: Benjamin Fischinger "Into the Silent Sea"

Best Original Music: Steve Carlson "Different Town"

Best Adapted Screenplay: Adam LeFevre "In the Blind"

Audience Awards:

1st Place: "Bis Gleich"

2nd Place: "Flying the Feathered Edge"

3rd Place: "Pie Lady of Pie Town"

Congratulations everyone!!!!!!!

The Art of Editing Forum

"The Art Of Editing" Discussion @ 3 p.m. SATURDAY at the Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 E. Washington Ave.

A creative masterpiece takes years to dream, plan and create. How does one make the cuts necessary for a great film? What are the tricks of the trade that can keep costs down and get the most bang for your buck? Three acclaimed editors and one filmmaker present an excellent opportunity to get your questions answered. From the importance of basic story telling to the new digital aspects of editing, this panel will answer your questions. The panel includes Jason Sedmak, senior video editor at Postmodern Company with 20 years of experience in Denver and New York; Herman Nieuwoudt, a freelance editor based in Denver, VFX Supervisor/Compositor and Colorist with 18 years of international experience; Charlie Brittz, a freelance editor, Flame artist, DIT and Resolve Colorist with 15 years of international experience; and Devon Avery, filmmaker, creator of short comedies "One Minute Time Machine" and "Practice Makes Perfect". You don't want to miss this forum.

Last Minute Announcements

Program misprint:
Practice Makes Perfect: The Director of Practice Makes Perfect is labelled as David Spiegel in the program.  That is incorrect. The director's name is Devon Avery, and is attending our festival. Look for him in the crowd and at his film's showing: Friday, 6:00 p.m. at the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre.  Sorry about that Devon!

 

Closing Night Film: “Una Vida: A Fable of Music & the Mind”

6 p.m. Sunday at The Riverwalk Center (Doors at 5:30), 150 W. Adams Ave.

A renowned neuroscientist, Dr. Alvaro Cruz, encounters an African American jazz singer, Una Vida, performing on the streets of the New Orleans French Quarter. He hears her sing and soon concludes that she is suffering from Alzheimer's the disease that has been his life's work – and that has just taken the life of his mother. Haunted by personal and professional regret, Cruz risks everything to unravel the mystery of Una Vida's past before her music stops.
Followed by Q&A with Director Richie Adams and Writer Dr. Nicolas Bazan
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Attendee Testimonial

The Pink Room

Words cannot express what an honor it was to be a part of your enthusiastic festival held in such a breathtaking location. From the opening evening reception, where many friends were made within the hour, to the awards ceremony, where we were sad to be saying our goodbyes, to trying to view each and every film between forums and receptions, the experience could not have been any more satisfying. We thank you and are already contemplating our next film in hopes of seeing you all again

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