2nd International Skateboard Film Festival LA

by The Editors on November 14, 2012

Isff DylanThe International Skateboard Film Festival will be hosting it’s second annual screening December 6-9, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

ISFF is the only celebration of its kind to honor the creativity of filmmaking within the industry as a medium that has elevated skateboarding into a lifestyle and widespread art form. Dubbed the “Oscars of Skateboarding” by Color magazine, the International Skateboard Film Festival is steadily gaining momentum as the premier film festival to recognize the achievements of skateboard filmmakers across the globe.

The event features three days of screenings, parties, and an awards show. For all the info, including a complete schedule, follow the jump.2nd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SKATEBOARD FILM FESTIVAL TAKING PLACE IN LOS ANGELES DECEMBER 6-9, 2012
Dec 6: Screenings at Laemmle Santa Monica Dec 7: Screenings at Downtown Independent Theater Dec 9: Industry-Only Awards Ceremony

Dylan Rieder accepting the Best Short or Web Video award for Dylan, on behalf of Greg Hunt at ISFF 2011.

CARLSBAD, CA— The Academy of Skateboard Filmmakers, Arts & Science (ASF) is pleased to announce the second annual International Skateboard Film Festival (ISFF), taking place in Los Angeles December 6-9, 2012. ISFF is the only celebration of its kind to honor the creativity of filmmaking within the industry as a medium that has elevated skateboarding into a lifestyle and widespread art form. Dubbed the “Oscars of Skateboarding” by Color magazine, the International Skateboard Film Festival is steadily gaining momentum as the premier film festival to recognize the achievements of skateboard filmmakers across the globe. This year’s festival will be coming off the heels of the European debut of the International Skateboard Film Festival in Biarritz, France, held in June. The Festival is open to filmmakers from around the world, independent to emerging, skate shops, media, and brands. Films are nominated into 8 distinctive categories and winners are announced during a private awards ceremony on the last day of the Festival. For more information, visit www.intlskateboardfilmfestival.com.

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www.intlskateboardfilmfestival.com

THURDAY, DECEMBER 6:
• Official selection screenings from ISFF 2012 including nominees for Best Documentary, Best Independent & Emerging Filmmaker, Best Brand Film, Best Short Film or Web Video.
Time: Check www.intlskateboardfilmfestival.com for show times and ticket information. Location: Laemmle Monica 4-pled, 1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
• Pre-worldwide release screenings of Waiting for Lightning, the biopic on the life of Danny Way; followed by Q&A with director Jacob Rosenberg, Danny Way and select cast members.
Time: 7:30 pm and 9:55 pm. Tickets available through theater box office.
Location: Laemmle Monica 4-Plex, 1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7:
• Special presentation of Girl Skateboards and Chocolate Skateboard’s highly-anticipated new video, Pretty Sweet, directed by ISFF Academy member Ty Evans.
Time: 8 pm. Tickets available at door, cash only. ATM available on site.
Location: Downtown Independent Theater, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
• ISFF after party at Pizzanista.
Time: Immediately following screening of Pretty Sweet. Location: Pizzanista, 2019 E. 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9:
• Industry-only awards ceremony to include special onstage surprises; held at a private venue in L.A. RSVP required to contact@intlskateboardfilmfestival.com.

ABOUT INTERNATIONAL SKATEBOARD FILM FESTIVAL
The International Skateboard Film Festival is an international film festival dedicated to honoring the creativity of filmmaking within the skateboard industry and give recognition to a medium that has helped elevate skateboarding from a pastime into a lifestyle and widespread art form. The Festival is open to filmmakers from around the world, independent to emerging, skate shops, media, and brands. ISFF is sanctioned by the Academy of Skateboard Filmmakers, Arts & Science.
Visit http://intlskateboardfilmfestival.com for more information.

ABOUT THE ACADEMY OF SKATEBOARD FILMMAKERS, ARTS & SCIENCE
The Academy of Skateboard Filmmakers, Arts & Science (ASF) is an honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and science of skateboard films. Comprised of some of the most iconic and influential figures in skateboarding, it is the industry’s first and only organization to represent the art if filmmaking within the skateboarding community. The Academy comes together annually to recognize significant achievements in skateboard filmmaking for the International Skateboard Film Festival.

ISFF CONTACTS:
Chivan Wang, Marketing & Production chivan@intlskateboardfilmfestival.com,
Fabrice Le Mao, Founder & Director fabrice@intlskateboardfilmfestival.com,
Chivan Wang, Marketing & Production chivan@intlskateboardfilmfestival.com
Fabrice Le Mao, Founder & Director fabrice@intlskateboardfilmfestival.com

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