July 24, 2007 06:14am
LAE Film Fest Partners with CineKink
Source: Xfanz Press Release
by: Company Press Release
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- Xfanz gains an east coast ally, partnering CineKink NYC film festival with the Los Angeles Erotica Film Fest. CineKink, "The really alternative film festival," now in its fourth season, is the leading erotica film fest in New York. As erotica film festival partners, both festivals will have access to additional markets and resources to make a major impact for erotica filmmaking.
The partnership offers co-sponsored showcases with CineKink NYC selections to be featured in Laeff, plus original shorts of Laeff will also be screened at Cinekink NYC, offering additional accolades to all works submitted.
"Having the joint support and creative outlet of CineKink provides Xfanz with additional insight and experience guaranteeing an amazing film festival," Xfanz Managing Director Alan Hawkins said.
"I'm delighted CineKink will be working with Xfanz to showcase filmmakers that boldly take on sex and sexuality as their subject. It's been exciting to see the boundaries between the different film worlds begin to merge over the past couple of years and Xfanz’ Erotica Film Festival is a very welcome new ally in encouraging this development." --Lisa Vandever, Co-founder and Director of CineKink.
The Los Angeles Erotica Film Fest taking place Sept. 15-16, 2007, will welcome short erotic film submissions from fans around the world as well as from within the adult industry. The support of sponsors Pulpo Inc., plus BurningAngel Entertainment, Vivid Alt, Silver Lake Film Festival and Adam & Eve Pictures will aid in the process, providing an ideal forum to reach the innovative filmmakers of erotica. For more information on the Los Angeles Erotica Film Fest and to submit short films, log on to www.eroticafilmfest.com
Tickets for Los Angeles Erotica Film Fest are available for purchase through www.eroticafilmfest.com or directly through the Knitting Factory at http://www.knittingfactory.com/index.php
For media inquiries and press credentials contact Dusty Marie, firstname.lastname@example.org 310-820-0228 x713.
Limited sponsorships are still available; those interested contact Kristen Kaye for details.
CineKink is an organization that recognizes and encourages the positive depiction of alternative sexuality in film and television, most visibly through its annual film festival, CineKink NYC.
Featuring a specially selected program of films and videos that explore and celebrate a wide diversity of alternative sexuality, topics touched upon by CineKink include - but are by no means limited to - S/M, leather and fetish, swinging, non-monogamy and polyamory, and gender bending. With offerings drawn from both Hollywood and beyond, works presented at CineKink NYC range from documentary to drama, camp comedy to hot porn, mildly spicy to quite explicit - and everything in between.
Billing itself as "The really alternative film festival," CineKink, now in its fourth season, also includes a short film competition, audience choice awards, presentations, parties and a gala kick-off fundraiser. Selections from CineKink NYC will also be featured in a traveling version of the festival, slated to appear in various cities every year with much more information still to come, sign up here if you’d like to be kept up on all the latest developments!