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Meet the Jury: Sports Film Competition Judges

Meet the Jury: Sports Film Competition Judges

The Fourth annual La Costa Film Festival is excited to announce the spectacular folks who will serve as the jury for the Sports Film Competition. The competition includes the following categories: Sports Narrative Feature, Sports Documentary Feature and Sports Short...

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MEET THE JURY: SHORT FILM CATEGORY

MEET THE JURY: SHORT FILM CATEGORY

At LCFF, we view short film as an opportunity for experienced and budding filmmakers alike to really showcase their creativity. It’s an impressive feat to be able to tell a compelling story and connect with an audience in such a short amount of time. It’s a skill that...

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3 Tips From 2015 Reel Pitch Contestant: Elizabeth Sorvillo

3 Tips From 2015 Reel Pitch Contestant: Elizabeth Sorvillo

The LCFF’s 2016 Reel Pitch Contest is right around the corner. Need help in preparing for your film concept pitch in October? 2015 Reel Pitch contestant, Elizabeth Sorvillo shares some helpful tips. Elizabeth Sorvillo pitched her project “Control Burn” at the 2015...

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5 WAYS TO PERFECT YOUR REEL PITCH

5 WAYS TO PERFECT YOUR REEL PITCH

What’s a film pitch? The film pitch is the whole story compressed down to just minutes to inform and impress producers, film executives and directors on your concept. The goal is to leave them believing the film has a market. Because there are just minutes to convince...

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RUBY G SCHULMAN AUDITORIUM RECEIVES FABULOUS MAKEOVER

RUBY G SCHULMAN AUDITORIUM RECEIVES FABULOUS MAKEOVER

The La Costa Film Festival has enjoyed partnering with Ruby G Schulman auditorium as one of our official film festival venues, but now we are even more excited to do so as the auditorium just received a complete reboot. Ruby G Schulman Auditorium The already-popular...

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LA COSTA HOLLYWOOD TIES AND FOLKLORE

LA COSTA HOLLYWOOD TIES AND FOLKLORE

The Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, located in the coastal city of Carlsbad in North San Diego County, is well known for hosting high-profile sporting events and the 4th Annual La Costa Film Festival, but what many don't know is its history ties to Hollywood’s elite....

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LA COSTA FILM FESTIVAL FILM SUBMISSION FAQ’s

LA COSTA FILM FESTIVAL FILM SUBMISSION FAQ’s

Each year, we receive hundreds of film submissions, from narrative features to short films. This year, along with the general submissions and high school shorts, we are welcoming film submissions for college shorts. Curious about the film submission process? Check out...

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CARLSBAD: AN IDEA LOCATION FOR A FILM FESTIVAL?

CARLSBAD: AN IDEA LOCATION FOR A FILM FESTIVAL?

What’s the best location to host a film festival? You’re probably thinking the French Riviera, Park City, Utah or New York, right? How about Carlsbad, California? Surprised? We’re not. Carlsbad has been the home of the La Costa Film Festival (which runs this year from...

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2016 PRINTABLE OSCAR BALLOT: AND THE OSCAR GOES TO…

2016 PRINTABLE OSCAR BALLOT: AND THE OSCAR GOES TO…

Whether your hosting an Oscar viewing party or just watching at home, download this printable Oscar Ballot and see if you can predict the winners. Print, make your picks, play along with your friends and family or on social media! The 88th Annual Academy Awards airs...

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THE GREAT ALONE WORLD PREMIERE FEBRUARY 9TH

THE GREAT ALONE WORLD PREMIERE FEBRUARY 9TH

The Great Alone, winner of the Best Sports Documentary at the 2015 La Costa Film Festival, will have its world premiere on February 9th. This isn’t any traditional theatrical release, but rather a special event exclusively designed for Lance Mackey fans. The Great...

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The La Costa Film Festival is operated through La Costa Dreams, Inc., a 501(c)(3) a public benefit corporation, Tax ID 46-1779152, with all monetary donations tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by IRS regulations. La Costa Dreams, Inc. aspires to bring a wider appreciation of the arts through our offered events.

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