WIFT-FL’s Jingle Mingle 12/10/14 ~ Best Holiday Party of the Year

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Women in Film & TV – Florida Presents the 13th Annual JINGLE MINGLE

at the Winter Park Farmers’ Market

Join us for a night of “Fire & Ice” and all things nice!

Wednesday, December 10th

7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Winter Park Farmer’s Market – 200 W. New England Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789

WIFT logoMingle with Florida’s top digital media & entertainment professionals!  Enjoy amazing Food, Drinks, Silent Auction* & Raffle, Photo Opps, & more!

$20: Members of participating organizations in advance

$30: Non-members or day of event

Complimentary Ticket with NEW full WIFT-FL Membership

2013 Jingle Mingle WPFM (1)Buy your tickets in advance at https://www.123signup.com/event?id=ymfhr

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Spotlight Charity: Pearls for Women www.pearlsforwomen.com

WIFT-FL & Pearls for Women “Comfort for the Holidays” will be conducting a donation drive at the Jingle Mingle benefittingthe residents of Harbor HouseWe are collecting donations of bathrobes, pajamas, slippers, flip-flops, shower shoes, & toys for the residents of Harbor House. (They are also in need of new or slightly used jackets & sweaters!) The residents of Harbor House of Central Florida are women and child survivors of family violence and often leave home in the middle of the night with nothing. Let’s help make their holiday a little warmer. www.harborhousefl.com

The 2014 Jingle Mingle is sponsored by: Film Florida, ProductionHUB, Metro Orlando Film Commission, American Advertising 2014 JM posersFederation – Orlando, AMA Central Florida, Digital Media Alliance Florida, SMPTE, FemFessionals, Greenroom Orlando, FMPTA, AirStar, and John Michael Weddings & Special Events.

More information at www.womeninfilmfl.org

Follow WIFT-FL on Facebook: www.facebook.com/womeninfilmfl 

Jingle Mingle Event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/524479194352127/

* New to the Silent Auction this year will be unique pieces from several Central Florida-based artists

A big shout out to the team who pulled the 2014 Jingle Mingle together:

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(L-R): WIFT-FL Board members – Lyn, Kim, Christy, Brooke, Sheena


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Gingerbread-Run-logoOn Saturday, November 8, we will be participating in the Give Kids the World Gingerbread Run 5K.  This is an opportunity for all of us to make a difference in the life of a sick child.

If you live in Central Florida, consider joining our Doverwood Communications team and walk with us around this magical village (FYI: we are not runners) … or if you can’t physically be there, please, please, please consider making a donation. Every penny counts: $10, $20, $50 or whatever your budget will allow will add up if everyone gives a little.

Just go to our Doverwood Communications’ Team page and sign up or make a donation: http://support.gktw.org/goto/Doverwood

Give Kids the World Village is a 70-acre, non-profit “storybook” resort, located near Central Florida’s most beloved attractions, where all children with life-threatening illnesses and their families are treated to weeklong, cost-free fantasy vacations.

Screen Shot 2014-11-04 at 5.36.39 PMUnfortunately, the need to house more families continues to grow as more and more children are being diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses each day. With your support, together we can help fulfill more wishes.

We have been following this organization for YEARS. What they do is simply amazing … they make dreams come true for so many families and create memories that will last forever.

This will be our first time physically visiting the village and we are so excited to be a part of this incredible event.

Hope you will join us on Saturday morning.

For more information, please visit www.givekidstheworld.org

On Twitter: @gktwvillage #GKTW

On Facebook: www.facebook.com/gktwvillage

“America’s Got Talent” Auditions Heading to Tampa, 11/2

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“America’s Got Talent” is coming to Tampa.

The NBC reality series that allows performers to compete for the top prize of $1,000,000 will be auditioning Bay-area singers, dancers, magicians and other entertainers on Nov. 2 for their 10th season.  Auditions will be held at the Tampa Convention Center.

Register in advance of the open call date at www.agtauditions.com.

Performers planning to attend the auditions may also submit videos beforehand.

If you can’t make it in person, there is a video submission option on the website. Videos should be no longer than 2 or 3 minutes, according to the website.

Visit www.americasgottalent.com for more information.AGT


Teaser Trailer Released For Feature Film, LIVING WITH THE DEAD

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Lion Hearted Productions, an independent film production company based in Manhattan, has released a teaser trailer for the film, LIVING WITH THE DEAD. The trailer is located at: http://youtu.be/E0MDBepDQtQ

LIVING WITH THE DEAD was shot in New York [Upstate, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Westchester County]. It is listed on IMDb – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3012776/combined – and is expected to have its world  premiere the beginning of 2015.

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Christine Vartoughian

Written, produced and directed by Christine Vartoughian, LIVING WITH THE DEAD is a feature film about a runaway girl, Max McLean, and her adventures into the forest with a young man named Ish who helps her escape the heartache caused by her boyfriend’s suicide.

The film stars Selenis Leyva (“Gloria Mendoza” from Netflix’s hit series, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK), Robert Clohessy, who just wrapped A MOST VIOLENT YEAR with Jessica Chastain and is currently starring on BLUE BLOODS, and Emily Jackson, who will be starring in INCARNATE with Aaron Eckhart (coming in January 2015). Also starring in the movie are Chris Riggi, Deborah Twiss, Marc Coppola, Tanner Flood, Chris Bellant, Thomas Poarch, John J. Thomassen, Craig Kelly, Alissa Simmons, Cara Francis, Aurora Heimbach and Benjamin Frankenberg.

LIVING WITH THE DEAD is Vartoughian’s first full-length feature film. The native New Yorker and SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design) graduate’s previous credits include The Visions of Dylan Bradley (2011) and Hamlet’s Home Videos (2009).

Anyone interested in following the progression of the movie may follow the LIVING WITH THE DEAD IMDb page –http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3012776/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2  – or “like” its Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Livingwiththedeadmovie.


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Award-Winning RICK SPRINGFIELD Documentary NOW on iTunes

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itunes-logo (1)An Affair of the Heart Documentary NOW on iTunes & Other Leading Digital Platforms

 Yellow Rick Road Productions’ award-winning 93-minute feature documentary An Affair of the Heart is now available on iTunes and other leading digital platforms including Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Xbox, and Playstation for both rental and purchase simultaneously in the US.

“This film has been a labor of love from day one,” said Melanie Lentz-Janney, Executive Producer/Producer and CEO of Doverwood Communications, Inc. “We have been very fortunate that the film had a successful film festival run which lead to a theatrical opening at the IFC Center in NYC. We are thrilled that in addition to the DVD and BluRay people can now watch the movie instantly via a variety of digital platforms.”

Now on iTunesThe documentary is not a film JUST for Rick Springfield fans. The film has been praised by many people who were completely indifferent to Rick Springfield or on occasion branded themselves non-fans.

The film offers a fascinating look at the fans of a pop rock icon.  An Affair of the Heart is a soulful examination of those who turned a man into a legend. To date, Rick Springfield has sold over 25 million records with 17 Top 40 hits. He has performed for millions of devoted fans over the last three decades. Attracting new fans wherever he goes with his unique brand of audience interaction, unstoppable energy, and unforgettable songs, Rick Springfield is a part of the soundtrack to many lives.

Here’s one of the newest reviews from Film Threathttp://www.filmthreat.com/reviews/76762/

You can see all of the documentary’s media coverage at: http://rickspringfielddoc.com/news.html

In addition to the documentary’s digital release, Rick Springfield just released his first novel, Magnificent Vibration.  On May 9, 2o14, he will be given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  At almost 65 years old, he remains unstoppable.

We’d like to thank our digital distributor Film Buff for believing in our independent film! http://www.filmbuff.com/films/an-affair-of-the-heart

For more information on the documentary, visit www.rickspringfielddoc.com or follow the @YellowRickRoad on Facebook and Twitter.