Actors

Los Angeles Fim 20th Anniversary with Commemorative poster by World Reknown Artist Ed Ruscha

Festival Dates: June 11- June 19, 2014 

 The Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by Film Independent, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. LIVE, today unveiled the Festival’s 20th Anniversary commemorative poster, designed by iconic American artist Ed Ruscha, based on his 1962 painting “Large Trademark With Eight Spotlights.”

“I’m pleased to have designed the poster in support of the 20th LA Film Festival and Film Independent, and I hope the image reaches as many people as possible,” said Ruscha. Ruscha’s work is collected by museums worldwide, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Musée National Jeu de Paume, The Getty Center, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

“We’re honored that Ed Ruscha created the artwork for the 20th anniversary poster,” said Josh Welsh, President of Film Independent. “Ruscha’s body of work represents the creative spirit of Los Angeles that is embodied in the Festival.”

Ignition, an LA-based creative agency, worked with Ruscha on the poster design.

 

2014 LA Film Fest poster art

The Festival opens Wednesday, June 11, and runs through Thursday, June 19. It will include world premieres of American and international features, documentaries and short subject films as well as conversations, master classes, Music in Film Nights at the GRAMMY Museum, Hollywood studio premieres, and other signature events.

In celebration of the Los Angeles Film Festival’s 20th Anniversary, Festival Director Stephanie Allain and Film Independent at LACMA curator Elvis Mitchell along with artist/scholar Roya Rastegar will program a special section of films and events that celebrates the cultural wealth of Los Angeles.

“Our mission is to foster a community of artists who embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision and to celebrate the cultural splendor of Los Angeles,” said Festival Director, Stephanie Allain. “In addition to our stellar film programming, the festival produces unique, one of a kind evenings, that illuminate the artistic process and shine light on the creators and collaborators behind today’s most exciting visual storytelling.”

The Los Angeles Film Festival programming team is comprised of Festival Director Stephanie Allain, Artistic Director David Ansen, Associate Director of Programming Doug Jones, Senior Programmer Maggie Mackay, Programmers Jenn Wilson, Drea Clark, Hebe Tabachnik and Jennifer Murphy, as well as Guest Curators Elvis Mitchell and Roya Rastegar.

Festival passes go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, April 22. The full line-up will be announced on Tuesday, May 6. Posters will be sold to the public at a later date.

With over 250 annual screenings and events, Film Independent provides access to a network of like-minded artists who are driving creativity in the film industry. Film Independent’s Artist Development program offers free Labs for selected writers, directors, producers and documentary filmmakers and presents year-round networking opportunities. Project Involve is Film Independent’s signature program dedicated to fostering the careers of talented filmmakers from communities traditionally underrepresented in the film industry. For more information or to become a member, visit filmindependent.org.

The ‘Today’ Show is coming to the Voice – Los Angeles

The ‘Today’ Show at The Voice – Los Angeles

BY THE 1IOTA AUDIENCE TEAM

***SPECIAL TAPING IN LOS ANGELES AND VOICE FINALE TICKET GIVEAWAY***

The fourth hour of ‘Today,’ hosted by Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, has been hailed as “appointment television” by Entertainment Weekly, “uproarious and irresistible” by People magazine, and “Today’s happy hour” by USA Today.

GET TICKETS >


1iota Presents: Kimmel in Austin, Super Fan Spotlight and Parade of Lights

BY THE 1IOTA AUDIENCE TEAM

See what you missed. Hear what’s new. BE THE 1!

1iota Presents introduces exclusive opportunities, emerging artists and your super fan stories!

WATCH AND WIN >


Last Comic Standing Finals

BY THE 1IOTA AUDIENCE TEAM

Hosted by: JB Smoove

Judges: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Roseanne Barr and Russell Peters

MORE INFO >


Other LA Shows…

THE VOICE
Los Angeles, CA
Taping Now

THE LATE LATE SHOW
Los Angeles, CA
Taping Now

THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW
Culver City, CA
Taping Now

Celebs Coming Soon…

Some celebs appearing: AJ Mass, Ashley Wagner, Brittney Griner, Cliff Floyd, David Epstein, Georgie Thompson, Jason Gay, Katie Nolan, Kelly Tripucka, Michael Kosta, Mookie Wilson, Nick Pugliese, Orlando Hudson, Regis Philbin, Tom Welling,Trevor Pryce, Dikembe Mutumbo, Marcellus Wiley, Marlon Wayans, Max Kellerman, Michelle Beadle, Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hauser, Emma Stone, Jeff Perry, Johnny Depp, Kate Mara, Kate Upton, Paul Bettany, Seth MacFarlane, Tracy Morgan, Alan Thicke, Alexandra Guarnaschelli, Arianna Huffington, Bob Harper, Bob Saget, Colin Firth, Ellie Krieger, Jeremy Irons, Jewel, Kyle MacLachlan, Laurie David, Morgan Freeman, Morgan Spurlock, Richard Marx, Spring Garden Party, Ted Allen, Josh Wolf, Taryn Southern, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Carson Daly, Shakira, Usher, JB Smoove, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Roseanne Barr, Russell Peters, Chris DiStefano, Fat Joe, Melanie Iglesias, Sway, Angela Kinsey, Ari Graynor, Ben Stein, Brooklyn Decker, Cat Deeley, Dominic Monaghan, George Lopez, Gina Carano, Jaime Pressly, Jeff Foxworthy, Jim Gaffigan, Jim Rash, Joel Stein, Jon Hamm, Kevin Bacon, Kunal Nayyar, Lauren Graham, Malin Akerman, Morgan Freeman, Pam Dawber, Sharon Osbourne, Tony Kanaan, Valerie Bertinelli, Wanda Sykes, William Shatner, Zoe Lister-Jones, Adam Scott, Jamie Lee, Kristen Schaal, Kumail Nanjiani, Patton Oswalt, Phil Hanley, Retta, Alicia Silverston, Anthony Mackie, Beau Bridges, Brandy, Don Cheadle, Doris Roberts, Jessica St. Clair, Jordana Brewster, Justin Moore, Lennon Parham, Mark Harmon, Nick Cannon, Patrick Duffy, Ryan Eggold, Tracy Morgan, plus many more…