I would like to cordially invite you to attend the Anaheim International Film Festival and its signature event, the AIFF Awards Night Celebration, a red carpet gala hosted by Disneyland Resort.

This glittering affair will honor film industry icons with Lifetime and Career Achievement Awards for outstanding work and contributions to motion pictures, featuring:
  • Extra correspondent Michael Corbett to serve as master of ceremonies
  • Director Jonathan Lynn (My Cousin Vinny, The Whole Nine Yards, The Fighting Temptations, the Distinguished Gentleman) to receive Anaheim Film Honors Award for directing
  • Actor Hector Elizondo (Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride, The Princess Diaries, Valentine's Day) to receive Anaheim Film Honors Award for acting
  • More honorees to be announced soon!
Join us from Oct. 13-17 at UltraStar Cinemas at Anaheim GardenWalk for the festival. Please click here to see our full lineup of films!

The AIFF Awards Night is on Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Grand Californian Hotel, an elegant dinner and awards presentation followed by a VIP showing of "World of Color," the new nighttime water spectacular at Disney California Adventure. Please visit www.anaheimfilm.org/awardsgala to purchase your awards tickets.

I appreciate your consideration and look forward to welcoming you to our inaugural festival!

Thank you,

Sinan Kanatsiz

Chairman / CEO, KCOMM

Save the Date:
  • Oct. 1: Box Office Opening
  • Oct. 13: Opening Night Premiere
  • Oct. 14-17: General Screenings
  • Oct. 16: AIFF Black-Tie Awards Night Celebration
  • Oct. 16-17: Master Classes and Workshops
  • Oct. 17: Closing Night/Wrap Party
Key Contacts:

Sinan Kanatsiz
Chairman and CEO
(949) 443-9300

Jeff Montejano
President of Public Affairs
(949) 542-8954

Dave Holscher
VP of Public Relations
(949) 295-5515




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