( PR4US.com | Press Release | 2018-03-30 23:29:34 )
The Annual Student Showcase of Film Awards
Red-Carpet Awards – April 6, 2018
Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL
“The Largest Student Film Competition in Florida”
The electrifying Student Showcase Red Carpet of Films awards show, will present $12,500 in awards and scholarships to winning film student entries on April 6, 2018, at the Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.
Legendary actor, Burt Reynolds will present the Burt Reynolds’ scholarship and TV star/rap icon, Vanilla Ice, will bestow the Music Video Award. Both he and Vanilla Ice are to be featured along with Backstreet Boy, Howie D. Dorough, Christopher Loffrado Hayes MSNBC weekday news commentator.
A live “Video Game” theme with popular “oldies” like Pac-Man, Mario, Donkey Kong and others will be hosted by actor, entertainer and star of CBS Blue Bloods and PBS South Florida’s On the Town in The Palm Beaches, Frank Licari. More surprises will magically appear in the lobby for pre-show fun! The video game and film industry have long been linked with countless titles adapted into movies. Streetfighter, Warcraft, Tomb Raider, Assassin’s Creed and Resident Evil were box office bonanzas with their built-in fanbases. According to SSOF Director and Host, Frank Licari, “we will weave the world of video games into our awards show to create a hilarious presentation sure to entertain gamers of all ages!”
The SSOF is a juried competition recognizing outstanding film students with $12,500 in awards. Student entries are judged by a prominent panel of judges from around the world that share a passion for education and artistic expression. The “A” list of judges in the film, news and entertainment industry will include YouTube sensations Cody and Marcus Johns, Nikon’s Birding Adventures host James Currie, award-winning Hollywood screenwriter Charles Eglee, foremost Russian Arm Operator Michael Jordan, cutting-edge filmmakers Billy Corben, Kevin Sharpley and Isaac Florentine, Leslie Gray Streeter of the Palm Beach Post, anchors Jay Cashmere and Ric Blackwell and many more!
Date: Friday, April 6, 2018
Admission: Free and open to the public
Venue: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
The SSOF is funded by the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners through the Department of Housing & Economic Sustainability. Major sponsors include the Palm Beach International Film Festival, Lynn University and the Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission. Category sponsors include Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, Inc. (Environmental PSA Award), Film Florida (Sara Fuller Scholarship), Michael Chasin (Nellie & Fred Chasin Screenwriting Award) and the Information Television Network (“Know Difference” Mental Health Awareness PSA Award).
For more information please go to, http://www.pbfilm.com/student-showcase