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...
INTERVIEW WITH WRITER, DIRECTOR, AND PRODUCER, NANCY KAPITANOFF

INTERVIEW WITH WRITER, DIRECTOR, AND PRODUCER, NANCY KAPITANOFF

Nancy Kapitanoff is a filmmaker in every sense of the word – she played the important roles of writer, director and producer of her short documentary film, “Before Babe: The Women Who Changed Golf.” Her film screened at the 2014 La Costa Film Festival, and we took the...
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...
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...
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...
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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