Thursday, August 25, 2011

Vegas CineFest gets underway today at Tropicana Las Vegas!

 Serving as a springboard for
many of tomorrow’s top filmmakers, the third annual Vegas Cine Fest will be
held at the all-new Tropicana Las Vegas resort and casino August 25-27.  The festival will feature premiere
screenings, Q&A sessions and themed after-parties at Club Nikki.  The three-day event will conclude with a Gala
Awards Ceremony, with awards presented to winners in the Feature Film,
Featurette, Film Shorts, Screenplay and Music Video categories.

“We are thrilled to be
hosting Vegas Cine Fest.  This
partnership is the perfect opportunity to realize our goal of bringing cultural
entertainment to
, and we
look forward to introducing the international film industry to Tropicana’s
South Beach vibe,” said Tom McCartney, President and COO of Tropicana Las Vegas.

“With the exciting new look
and feel of Tropicana Las Vegas, we thought that it would be the ideal location
to hold Vegas Cine Fest.  Its redesign
has made it into the hip, Las Vegas Strip setting we were searching for, a/nd
we are excited about our new partnership with Tropicana Las Vegas,” said
Phillip Marcus, Executive Director of Vegas Cine Fest.

For tickets, festival and
booth space information, please visit or or dial 702.739.2350.   For special room rates, please visit or call 1.800.GO2.TROP and mention code sivc11.

Vegas Cine Fest was founded
in 2009 by Executive Director Philip Marcus and President Maria Bautista
Marcus. Vegas Cine Fest is a non-profit organization which has been developing
a reputation as one of the few film festival contests that provide the
assistance needed to produce the projects of writers and filmmakers.  Vegas Cine Fest shares the visions and
experiences of a select group of producers, directors and writers that have
spent years in the trenches of story development and production earning high
acclaim and developing a keen ability for filmmaking. Serving on the Advisory
Board is Producer Michel Shane (Catch Me If You Can, I-Robot), Paris-based
Writer/Director Edouard Molinaro (Oscar Nominated for La Cage Aux Folles),
Producer Marvin Lipschultz (Jan & Dean China Tour and "Glitz" at
the Copacabana Room in the Sands Hotel), Noah Hutton (Director, More to Live
For, Crude Independence) and Sita Kaulesar Sukul (Former
COO of Seattle International Film Festival).


About the Vegas Cine Fest |

The Vegas Cine Fest, a
non-profit organization, bridges the gap between Indie Filmmakers and Major
Studios. The Festival Advisory Board includes members from the
US, Canada, UK, and France.  More than
just a Film Festival, the Vegas Cine Fest is an event showcasing top production
vendors of the film industry.

About Tropicana Las Vegas |

Tropicana Las Vegas redefines
the expectations of today’s global travelers with a recently completed major
transformation which provides a true resort experience.  In addition to a vibrant and exciting motif
with a South Beach, Miami rhythm and vibe, the transformation of the hotel
resort & casino includes a fresh redesign of every hotel room and suite,
the casino, the conference center and exhibition hall, several new restaurants,
bars, a new poker room, a new race and sports book, and a new spa and fitness
center.  Entertainment at Tropicana Las
Vegas includes Gladys Knight, the Brad Garrett Comedy Club, and Club
Nikki/Nikki Beach – the ultimate nightclub and beach club experience.

Tropicana Las Vegas is not
affiliated with any other property or brand.

For additional information on
event reservations, hotel resort amenities, or available accommodations call
702-739-2222 or visit . Stay up-to-date on the latest Tropicana
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