Brasov – 15 mai 2013 – The press conference announcing the winner of the contest “The ‘FACE’ of Brasov International Film Festival & Market 2013” was held today at the ARO Palace Hotel. At the conference, organized by Brasov Film Center, the official poster of the Festival was revealed as well as the titles of the two films participating this year out of competition. The most professional, serious and renowned journalists from Brasov were present.
Producer Daria Trifu, creator of the Festival, has announced that, in keeping with Brasov International Film Festival & Market’s mandate of showcasing nonviolent films and working for a better world, this year’s edition of the Festival is dedicated to the cause of Organ Donation worldwide.
The titles of the two films that will be screened out of competition on the opening and closing gala nights of the event are SEVEN POUNDS starring Will Smith and directed by Gabriele Muccino and MY SISTER’S KEEPER starring Cameron Diaz and directed by Nick Cassavetes.
The young lady who won the contest of becoming the “Face” of Brasov International Film Festival & Market 2013 is Denisa Barvon. She is a talented 16 year old artist from Liceul de Arte Brasov Hans Mattis Teutsch who is pursuing a film acting career. Denisa was introduced to the media and awarded with: €1,500 in cash (handed to her mother who was in attendance), a contract with the Brasov Talent Agency valued at $50,000, guaranteed acceptance to attend this years International Film Workshops taking place during the same time of the Festival (1-11 August) and a principal role in the upcoming feature film production of Brasov Film Center titled SUICIDE. Global Film Studio is the owner and operator of Brasov Talent Agency and it has invested €4 million in the contracted Romanian talent.
Director Bruno Pischiutta, the artistic director of the Festival, was a guest speaker. Other important members of Brasov Film Center who were in attendence include screenwriter Ana-Maria Cioflec and assistant director Aida Manescu. Actress and Brasov media personality Alina Csiki, a graduate of International Film Workshops program in 2012, was also present.
The official poster of the 2013 Brasov International Film Festival & Market was revealed. The poster features Denisa Barvon and it will be distributed throughout the city until the end of the Festival, on August 11.
The second edition of Brasov International Film Festival & Market will take place this year from August 1st to the 11th at the Amphitheater of the ARO Palace Hotel. All the films will be subtitled in Romanian language. The tickets are available for purchase at Eventim.ro and thought their partners Germanos, Orange, Vodafone, Domo shops, Humanitas and Carturesti bookstores; tickets are also available for purchase at Bilete.ro, at Romanian Post offices and at Inmedio stores flagged Bilete.ro nationwide.
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Brasov International Film Festival & Market (BRIFF) is the most important and renown non-violent film festival in the world. In it’s 2nd edition this year, the Festival showcases feature-length nonviolent films only. A total of nine feature films from around the world are selected each year to compete for awards and recognition at this exclusive Film Festival in Europe.
Brasov International Film Festival & Market is privately owned and organized by Brasov Film Center s.r.l. (www.rollywood.org), Romanian company headquartered in Brasov. Brasov Film Center is financed by Global Film Studio Inc. (www.globalfilmstudio.com), Canadian company headquartered in Toronto. Global Film Studio Inc. is multinational corporation with interests in several countries.