ALL TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE BEACH THEATER BEGINNING AT 2:30 PM DAILY
VIP Festival Pass Tickets
April 24 – 28, 2013 ( $50. per pass, per person)
All access pass allows you to mingle with filmmakers, celebrities and film buffs, like you, for four days of fun-filled film events. The pass grants you access to all festival events, (except the filmmaking workshop) held throughout Fort Myers Beach
FILMMAKER WELCOME PARTY & SUNSET CRUISE
April 24, 2013 – 6:00 p.m. boarding time ($15 per ticket ) SOLD OUT
Join other guests, filmmakers and VIP celebrities aboard for a sunset cruise on the Gulf of Mexico for an opening night party fun that departs from the Estero Bay Express dock at 7225 Estero Boulevard. After our cruise, we will continue the fun at Nervous Nellie’s located at 1131 1st Street with complimentary snacks and a cash bar.
RIBBON CUTTING AT BEACH THEATER
April 25, 2013 – 2:00 p.m. ( FREE EVENT )
It all begins here with sponsors, committee members and filmmakers meeting and greeting ribbon cutting event to launch the 2013 films and at the locally owned Beach Theatre located at 6425 Estero Blvd.
INDEPENDENT FILM SCREENING TICKETS
April 25-28, 2013 – Beginning 3:00 p.m. daily ( $5 per film or short film package)
Time to grab the popcorn, relax and enjoy some compelling and interesting films encompassing a wide range of tastes of independent feature films, documentaries, shorts at the Beach Theatre located at 6425 Estero Blvd.
MOVIE ON THE BEACH
April 26, 2013 – 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. ( FREE EVENT )
For those who remember drive-ins up north – Locals say it’s much better on the beach! Here’s your chance to kick off your shoes, grab a beach chair and enjoy free music by Deb and the Dynamics and a movie on the beach for new fun-time memories at Holiday Inn’s beachfront 6890 Estero Blvd.
KID’S FEST AT BAY OAKS RECREATION CENTER
April 27, 2013 – Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. ( FREE EVENT )
Family Fun Movie Night in conjunction with the 7th Annual Fort Myers Beach Film Festival. The first movie “Wreck it Ralph” will begin at 5:30 p.m. The second movie will begin at 8:00 p.m. and feature “The Avengers.” There will be free popcorn and a selection of additional goodies. Bay Oaks Recreation Center, 2731 Oak St.
FILMMAKING WORKSHOP “FROM INCEPTION TO DISTRIBUTION”
April 27, 2013 – 11:00 a.m. ( $30 per ticket)
Want to know what it takes to become an independent filmmaker. Join a panel of guest speaker filmmakers who will instruct aspiring filmmakers by sharing knowledge, tips, and information in a hands-on workshop “from inception to distribution” location coming soon
AWARDS AND CLOSING CEREMONY
April 28, 2013 – 5:00 p.m. ( FREE EVENT)
Join guests, filmmakers and VIP celebrities at the final announcement ceremony for the awards presentation of each winning category in creative independent filmmaking. Hosted by and located at Fish Tale Marina located dockside at 7225 Estero Blvd.
FILM FESTIVAL 2013 POSTER
Available online and at each event April 24-28, 2013 ( $3 per poster )
Support independent filmmaking events like this by purchasing your limited edition 2013 Fort Myers Film Festival poster that showcases the winning years festival logo by winning digital artist winner Emily Hall.