EFPalooza 2019 Is Almost Here: Celebrate Local Film In Denver

EFPalooza 2019 Is Almost Here: Celebrate Local Film In Denver

EFPalooza 2019 will take place February 21 through February 23, 2019. It kicks off Thursday, February 21 with The Emerging Filmmakers Project at 8:00PM. Film blocks on Friday, February 22 are at 7PM and 9PM. Saturday, February 23 at 1PM, 3 PM, 6PM and 8PM. At The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo Street in Denver. Tickets are $5 for Thursday, $10 a block or $15 a day. A full Festival Pass is also available for $25. Tickets and more information at www.EFPDenver.com or www.BugTheatre.org.

About EFPalooza: EFPalooza 2019 is a three-day film festival celebrating the best of the Emerging Filmmaker's Project, the home of Denver's independent film scene since 2002. Hosted at the historic Bug Theatre, the event will showcase the work of more than 60 local filmmakers, featuring favorites from 2018 as well as several EFP premieres, with the filmmakers in attendance to take part in a spirited 'talkback' with the audience.

The 2019 EFPalooza Film Schedule:
Thursday 2/21 at 8:00pm: The February Emerging Filmmakers Project
Join us as we kick off the three-night event with the EFP debut of several great short films at the February Emerging Filmmakers Project!

Friday 2/22 at 7:00pm: Comedy Shorts
Featuring a collection of hilarious shorts and audience favorites from 2018, the Comedy Shorts block is an annual tradition at EFPalooza and not to be missed!

Friday 2/22 at 9:00pm: Dark, SciFi & Horror Shorts
Our Friday night late block features films with a dark, creepy, or scifi element.

Saturday at 1:00pm: A Tribute to Patrick Sheridan
A block featuring the work of Patrick Sheridan, longtime host and Executive Director of the Emerging Filmmakers Project.

Saturday at 3:00pm:M Student Films & Colorado Sneak Peek
In the first half, check out a sampling of the work being produced by local film students, with films made in classes at Colorado Film School, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and the Art Institute of Colorado. Then, in the second half, get a sneak peek at some of the great projects currently in development in Colorado. Featuring sizzle reels, teaser trails, and pilot episodes, this is a great chance to meet the filmmakers who are making the films we'll see in future festivals!

Saturday at 6:00pm: Experimental & Animated Films
Our Experimental & Animated Film block features a collection of experimental and art films, as well as the best animated shorts from Denver's large and diverse animation community.

Saturday at 8:00pm: Narrative & Documentary Shorts
We'll close out the festival with another block of amazing short documentary and narrative films!

Lineup subject to change.
Festival Director, Elieen Agosta, is available for interviews upon request.

The Emerging Filmmakers Project and The Bug Theatre Present:

Celebrating the best of the Emerging Filmmakers Project from 2018
February 21 through 23, 2019
At The Bug Theater
3654 Navajo Street

Denver, CO 80211
Tickets are: $5 for Thursday, $10 a block or $15 a day
A full festival pass is available for $25


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