“By You, For You, About You”
Welcome to the 4th Annual World Music and Independent Film Festival (WMIFF) 2013. WMIFF was established to celebrate and provide a platform of achievements for international cinema artists. Dedicated to building a global film community and supporting emerging filmmakers, WMIFF offers all selected artists exceptional exposure with an inclusive vibe that has won over alumni, attendees, and industry members alike. WMIFF festivities are open to all, featuring some of the most talented artists in both film and music.
Festival Organizers & Staff
Chima – Founder of Chima Movie Empire has joined the organization’s as the Executive Director in the African Region..
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Press Release: Dated December 12, 2011, Washington D.C.
Rohit Gupta joins 2012 WMIFF Global Artistic Advisory Board
Washington D.C. based World Music and independent Film Festival (WMIFF) proudly announced that internationally acclaimed Producer and Director Rohit Gupta has joined the organization’s Global Artistic Advisory Board.
“I am thrilled and delighted to be a member of the Board of the 2012 WMIFF”, commented Gupta. “I believe in WMIFF initiatives and mission and feel honored to be a part of designing its future,” he further added.
Rohit is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning Producer/ Director and amongst a very few to have been awarded with over one hundred international accolades and awards galore in a short span of time, for his films ‘ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER LIFE’ (a 4 minute film) and ‘LIFE! CAMERA ACTION…’ (89 minutes feature film). At WMIFF 2011, both films jointly walked away with 10 nominations and 2 wins for Life! Camera Action…for ‘Best Music’ (Manoj Singh) & ‘Best Supporting Actor’ (Noor Naghmi). ’ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER LIFE’ was also an Official Selection at the prestigious ‘Cannes Film Festival 2009′.
“We look forward to working closely with Rohit,” commented WMIFF founder and Owner/CEO MJD Productions, June Daguiso. “His wealth of global experience and creative leadership spans from various industries and his talent and integrity, coupled with his business savvy and his genuine love of the World Music and Independent Film Festival make him a truly wonderful addition to our Board.” “The addition of Rohit Gupta to the WMIFF family will help fulfill our main goal of uniting all artists together”
Rohit will direct the strategic alignment of WMIFF and oversee creative strategies to help aspiring and emerging filmmakers and artists from around the world with a focus on artists of South East Asian descent (including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Tibet, Nepal, Maldives, Bangladesh) help them gain recognition. In the light of this mission, for the upcoming WMIFF 2012, he has already introduced various categories including a ‘New Director’s Showcase’, exclusively limited to a director’s first feature-length film, ‘Student/Emerging Filmmakers’, ‘Best Screenplay Competition’, ‘Films directed by Women’, ‘Best Vocals (Male/Female) for singers of South Asian origin’.
Fred Copeland – Advisor/Sponsor
CEO & Founder of Cineplex Studios. Fred Copeland has assembled & continue to assemble A very unique group of individuals from the Hollywood Entertainment industry who have a strong desire to enhance their careers & to help others to suceed.
Fred Copeland who is A signatory producer with the Screen Actors Guild & Writers Guild of AmericaWest, bring over 25 years of Television & Film producer experience. This include being a former ABC_TV producer of the TV show, Open House Hawaiin style that aired in KHON 2 – Fox TV in Honolulu, Hawaii.
DAVID HEAVENER- ADVISOR/SPONSOR
Worldwide distributor & Award winning filmmaker.
WMIFF and our Publisher Team Up!
http://www.taem.us/ The Arts and Entertainment Magazine & THE EERIE DIGEST
The Magazine seen around the World.
WMIFF has added Publisher Joseph J. O’Donnell to its ranks. Mr. O’Donnell have agreed to join our team and will secure Student Films respectively for WMIFF 2012.
The Student Films and South East Asian category is an important segment of WMIFF. Winners, and contestants, will be mentioned on the agenda and will gain recognition throughout the film industry. Our magazine will also run stories about the event which we publish World-Wide.
Student film makers will be notified where to send your films to be judged and the information needed to do so. The Arts and Entertainment Magazine/ The Eerie Digest are most proud to be a part of this prestigious organization. With the many University’s Student Newspapers that our magazine is presently advertising in, upcoming festival activities are predicted to be eventful with recognition of their films by all of Hollywood.