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AVFilm to Become True West Film Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Dania WarburtonCommunications and Development Managerda*************@av************.org AVFILM TO BECOME TRUE WEST FILM CENTER New Name Announced as Organization Celebrates Tenth Anniversary, First-Ever Federal Grant, and Cinema Center Groundbreaking in Healdsburg, CA. Healdsburg, Calif. March 13, 2024 – AVFilm, the leading non-profit organization that champions the transformative power of cinema in Northern Sonoma County, […]

AVFilm Announces Marcia Lucas, Academy Award-Winning Editor of Star Wars, to Receive the 2023 Impact Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Dania WarburtonCommunications and Development Managerda*************@av************.org AVFILM ANNOUNCES MARCIA LUCAS, ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING EDITOR OF STAR WARS, TO RECEIVE THE 2023 IMPACT AWARD Tickets are on sale now for two events with Marcia Lucas to celebrate the future of film in Sonoma County and raise funds to support AVFilm’s growing educational programs. Healdsburg, Calif. […]

AVFilm Pops Up With Three Autumn Film Events in the North Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Kathryn Hecht  Executive DirectorKa***********@av************.org  AVFILM POPS UP WITH THREE AUTUMN FILM EVENTS IN THE NORTH BAY   The fall screening season kicks off with NOSFERATU with live accompaniment, BEETLEJUICE at the drive-in, and Bay Area Environmental Shorts Showcase at Barndiva. Healdsburg, Calif. (October 17, 2022) – AVFilm has a packed calendar of events in […]

2022 Impact Awards Local Honorees Revealed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Chelsea KurnickCommunity Leadch*************@av************.org AVFILM 2022 IMPACT AWARDS LOCAL HONOREES REVEALEDThe October 22 event supports the education programs of AVFilm. Educators may attend for 50-percent off. Healdsburg, Calif. (October 6, 2022) – AVFilm announced two local honorees who will be celebrated at the 2022 Impact Awards on Saturday, October 22 at Rodney Strong […]

AVFilm Announces 2022 Impact Awards Featuring Honored Guest Filmmaker Erica Milsom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Chelsea Kurnick, ch*************@av************.org, 707.893.7150 AVFILM ANNOUNCES 2022 IMPACT AWARDS FEATURING HONORED GUEST FILMMAKER ERICA MILSOM Tickets are on sale now for the October 22 event, which celebrates the future of film in Sonoma County and will fundraise to support AVFilm’s expanding educational programs Healdsburg, Calif. (September 13, 2022) – Tickets are on sale now for […]

The Eighth Annual AVFest Returns to In-Person Fest April 29-May 8 in Five Sonoma County Cities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kathryn Hecht, ka***********@av************.org, 707.893.7150 THE EIGHTH ANNUAL AVFEST RETURNS TO IN-PERSON FEST APRIL 29-MAY 8 IN FIVE SONOMA COUNTY CITIES Festival asserts commitment to equity with largest and most diverse selection of films to date Cloverdale, Calif. (April 7, 2022) – The Eighth AVFest, presented by AVFilm, will be held in-person in Cloverdale, Geyserville, […]

The Seventh Annual Alexander Valley Film Festival to Screen Virtually April 23-May 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kathryn Hecht, ka***********@av************.org, 707.893.7150 THE SEVENTH ANNUAL AVFEST TO SCREEN VIRTUALLY APRIL 23-MAY 2 Festival moves to a new springtime slot with largest selection of films to date Cloverdale, Calif. (April 12, 2021) – The Seventh Annual AVFest, presented by AVFilm, will be conducted virtually Friday, April 23 – Sunday, May 2. Actor Beau […]

The Sixth Annual Alexander Valley Film Festival To Screen Virtually September 23-27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kathryn Hecht, ka***********@av************.org, 707.893.7150 THE SIXTH ANNUAL AVFILM TO SCREEN VIRTUALLY SEPTEMBER 23-27 Festival features a diverse array of local and global films Cloverdale, CA (September 11, 2020) – The Sixth Annual AVFest, presented by AVFilm, will be conducted virtually Wednesday, September 23 – Sunday, September 27, using a state-of-the-art viewing platform that […]

Alexander Valley Film Society Launches Media Arts Toolkit For Educators in Sonoma County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kathryn Hecht, ka***********@av************.org, 707.893.7150 AVFILM LAUNCHES MEDIA ARTS TOOLKIT FOR EDUCATORS IN SONOMA COUNTY Cloverdale, CA (July 28, 2020) – AVFilm launched a new media arts toolkit for educators in Sonoma County on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The toolkit is the latest development of the Full Circle Cinema program, an effort to bridge the […]

Sonoma County Arts Organizations Join Forces To Create Comprehensive Virtual Summer Arts Camp Experiences For Local Youth

MEDIA ADVISORY – May 19, 2020Contact:Alexander Valley Film Society: Kathryn Hecht, ka***********@av************.org, 707.893.7150 Luther Burbank Center: Ashleigh Worley aw*****@lu*****************.org, 707.800.7528Transcendence Theatre Company: Nikko Kimzin, nk*****@tt*******.org,623.466.5351 SONOMA COUNTY ARTS ORGANIZATIONS JOIN FORCES TO CREATE COMPREHENSIVE VIRTUAL SUMMER ARTS CAMP EXPERIENCES FOR LOCAL YOUTH AVFilm, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC), and Transcendence Theatre Company (TTC) are collaborating on scheduling our virtual […]

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