(1888 PressRelease) The 10th La Jolla will be held July 26-27, 2019 and is the World’s largest gathering of fashion filmmakers as well as home to the International Fashion Film Awards(TM) – The IFFAS, the Cannes of the fashion film world.
Toronto, Canada - Burgeoning Canadian Indie AMG Chairman Mark Berry follows up his most recent assignment at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where he was a judge for the Global Short Film Awards with a juror position at La Jolla.
“LaJolla is a festival that has been important to me as my film interest delved into short films. I am humbled and thrilled with the immense honor of sitting side by side with my fellow jurors” said Berry. “Cinema runs through my veins and this festival has been its heart. We on the jury will have the privilege to witness the new and excellent work of fellow filmmakers from all over the planet. This is a true delight and a responsibility, that we will assume with passion and devotion.”
La Jolla Film Festival producer Fred Sweet said he was delighted Berry had accepted their invitation, "We spend all year attracting the top trend setters in our industry. It is our honor to have with us this year Mark Berry, Chairman of AMG GLOBAL with offices in NYC, LA, Hong Kong, Seoul and Beijing. Having industry leaders such as Mark with us gives our creative professionals the authentic recognition it takes to succeed in today's competitive business environment."
La Jolla will once again will be the market maker for distribution deals, director representation, and fashion film production houses. Hundreds of fashion filmmakers from around the world will be in attendance, being enthralled by the top 1% of fashion films produced worldwide at the upcoming 10th year of LJIFFF. The films that make it into the final program will represent some of the most brilliant and creative directors in filmmaking today.
Curated from the dynamic and the exploding world of fashion film, are a glimpse of what’s trending in the minds of the world’s top fashion houses, designers, and stylists interpreted through the lens of their filmmaking counterparts.
“From now on the brilliant work done by creative professionals worldwide will have the opportunity to be recognized in the global marketplace. The International Fashion Film Awards are for the best in the world, cutting across national boundaries and cultures. Thanks to the global reach of LJIFFF everyone is included no matter where on earth they live or work.” – Festival Producer Fred Sweet
About Mark S. Berry & AMG:
AMG is a leading Toronto-based entertainment & media company with an unparalleled client list of artists and content creators across film, television, music and digital media. Led by an experienced and innovative management team, AMG was formed in 1998 by international record producer, engineer & mixer Mark S. Berry and operates under his leadership as Chairman. Berry, whose extensive production, engineering & re-mixing talents has earned him 36 international gold & platinum records for such notable Grammy & Juno nominated musical icons as, David Bowie, Duran Duran, Yes, Boy George, Billy Idol, Kool & The Gang, Cameo, Carly Simon, Joan Jett & many, many more. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in NYC, LA, Hong Kong, Seoul & Beijing.
Since its founding, AMG Visuals has executive produced, financed or distributed several movies, including Drake: Homecoming and the upcoming Jeff Healey Band documentary; and has almost an equal amount in development, under production, or completed but not yet released.
Through its partner companies, including award-winning global creative music supervision agency AttackTrax, AMG also provides clients with unique music advertising, music brand integration and marketing opportunities across traditional, social media, mobile, film, television and gaming platforms. Already the owner of an extensive music publishing catalogue in affiliation with BMG Music, AMG's mission is to target potential acquisitions in the music, film & television industries ranging from independent record labels, artists, writers, DVD, feature length films, extreme sports content to purchases in the music publishing sector. AMG's focus is music distribution through its deal with Universal Music Group Distribution, the insertions of music into international feature film & television, as well as the development of reality based and documentary television programming.
AttackTrax is one of the world's leading providers of 100% pre-cleared production music in all media. AttackTrax is committed to quality and offers 10,000+ tracks of music in all genres from world renowned music publishing catalogues. Previous AttackTrax insertions have included Making of The Matrix Reloaded, Coach Carter, Urban Legend, Harvard Man, Dawsons Creek, Roswell, MTV, Viacom, VH1 and many more including major sports programs internationally. The attacktrax website has been designed as a state-of-the-art, automated, online customer experience and decision engine that functions on all platforms and complements an already world-class AttackTrax brand.
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