Have you always wanted to attend a film festival, but never had one close enough to where you live? Now you can enjoy the film festival experience right in your own home! The Unofficial Google+ Film Festival (UGPFF) is an online, interactive, live, international short film festival taking place November 30th – December, 2nd, and we’re honored that Saying Goodbye is part of this year’s event.
Just like at a regular film festival, the shorts will play in blocks, and then there will be a live Q&A session with the filmmakers directly after the block screens. Saying Goodbye is in the block showing on Saturday, December 1st from 8:00pm – 10:00pm EST (5:00 – 7:00 PST), and we will be participating in the Q&A. Even if you’ve already seen the film, this is a fantastic chance to watch a variety of other cool films PLUS there's the potential of seeing us embarrass ourselves live in front of people watching around the world.
So how do you participate? You can go to the UGPFF Google+ page or Facebook page and then you’ll be able to attend a film festival in your pajamas! And similar to other film festivals, there will also be panels about the movie making biz and places to hang out to chat with other attendees and filmmakers - click here for the full schedule.
The UGPFF is the brainchild of Adam Cohen, and he is literally the first person we met when we started our film festival adventures. We walked into the megaplex at Myrtle Beach practically trembling with nerves about the premiere of Saying Goodbye. There were no signs up, so we didn’t know what to do or where to go. Then we saw some people wearing what looked like film festival badges, so we introduced ourselves. Adam and his team had just had the screening of their film Cleaning House, so they gave us the lay of the land. And then more than a year and a half later, we get an email from Adam inviting us to submit to his innovative festival, and now here we are - you never know what’s going to come of the connections you make!
Thank you to Adam and everyone involved with the festival for including us!
Also, they are running an Indiegogo campaign to raise money for the festival, so click here to check that out.