Gwinnett Center Hosts First International Film Festival

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Gwinnett Center announced that they will host their first International Film Festival, July 27 – 28, 2013. This festival will celebrate the efforts of local, independent filmmakers, while providing awareness of filmmakers from across the country and internationally. This festival is open to filmmakers of any age. There will be three screening rooms, classes and panel discussions presented throughout the event.

Submissions for the Gwinnett Center International Film Festival now open. Independent films must be submitted by the filmmaker to The early-bird deadline is May 10, 2013, and the final deadline for film entry is June 14, 2013.
“Our goal is to give Gwinnett filmmakers the ability to network with industry professionals in an atmosphere that is accommodating to the novice filmmaker,”# said Performing Arts Center Manager Selina Branstetter.

Awards will be presented to the most innovative and artistic filmmakers in a variety of categories. There will be a special honor for local, student-made films. All awards will be presented during closing ceremonies on Sunday, July 28, 2013

One day or weekend passes go on-sale Friday, April 12, 2013. Passes range from $25 – $65. Visit for more information on the Gwinnett Center International Film Festival.

About Gwinnett Center
Just minutes outside of Atlanta, Gwinnett Center”s 80-acre lakefront campus can accommodate a variety of events from concerts, performances, meetings, trade shows, conventions, banquets, and celebrations.# The multipurpose campus includes an amazing 13,000 seat Arena, a 700 seat Performing Arts Center, 23 versatile meeting rooms, a 50,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, and a 21,600 square foot Grand Ballroom.# Gwinnett Center is beautifully landscaped and architecturally stunning with an award-winning outdoor private garden, soaring atriums and modern angles which provide a beautiful backdrop for any event. Go to for more event information.

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