Edmonds International Film Festival passes out awards Sunday

The inaugural Edmonds International Film Festival drew to a close Sunday morning with awards and an announcement of plans for a possibly expanded event in 2011. Winner of Best Feature Film was “My Movie Girl,” by filmmaker Adam Bronstein. Bronstein and his co-star Mackenzie Firgens were present to accept the award from festival director Trevor…

‘Binta Y La Gran Idea’ crowd favorite at Edmonds Film Festival opening night

The crowd attending opening night of the Edmonds International Film Festival presented by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce enjoyed three films, including the classic Federico Fellini film “La Strada,” but it was the 35-minute film “Binta Y La Gran Idea” that captured the audience’s hearts. Told through the eyes of a charming 7-year-old girl who…

How will film festival benefit Edmonds? Founders can count the ways

The father-son team that is heading up the Edmonds International Film Festival Oct. 20-24 visited their presenting sponsor — the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce — at the group’s networking breakfast Wednesday morning and shared some vital statistics about the economic benefit such as festival can have on Edmonds. Edmonds Festival Director Trevor Greenfield told the…

Q&A with Trevor Greenfield, director of Edmonds International Film Festival

My Edmonds News interviewed Trevor Greenfield, co-founder and director of the Edmonds International Film Festival, which is coming to town Oct. 20-24. Tell me about yourself. Where did you grow up and how did you get in to filmmaking? I grew up in Orange County, Calif., acting in school plays and always fascinated by movies,…

Now showing: It’s the Edmonds International Film Festival Oct. 20-24

As reported in MyEdmondsNews.com Tuesday night, the Edmonds International Film Festival is coming to town the week of Oct., 20-24, and organizers are looking for volunteers to help with this premiere event. Film festival co-founder and director Trevor Greenfield, who spoke before the Edmonds City Council Tuesday, encourages Edmonds residents to visit edmondsfilmfestival.com, where you…