Life Fest 2013 in Hollywood May 9-12, 2013

Life Fest is the film festival dedicated to showcasing films that reinforce the intrinsic worth of innocent human life and the profound significance of each life.  More than 240 films from throughout the world were submitted for Life Fest 2012.

Joe Estevez_Brian Johnston [Life Fest Dir]

Actor Joe Estevez with Life Fest Director, Brian Johnston in last years festival

“Life Fest calls on everyone interested in telling a compelling story that highlights the intrinsic value of human life to participate in our third annual festival,” said Life Fest Director Brian Johnston. “Filmmakers have a unique voice and powerful tools at their disposal to spread a tremendous message.”

Life Fest is unique not only in its theme, but through this, our international iteration, Life Fest is the first, “ongoing” Film Festival. In anticipation of the event’s third annual presentation in May, earlier this month there was an open registration for the festival’s 5×5 Filmmaker Challenge. It challenges them to produce a five-minute short reinforcing the profound significance of every human life.

Entries which meet all of the requirements will be screened during the Life Fest Film Festival May 9-12, 2013 in Los Angeles and winning filmmakers will have the opportunity to network with some of Hollywood’s leading insiders, including producers, directors, and distributors. Some of the Category Awards include: Best Director, Best Picture, Best Acting, Best Editing, Audience Favorite, Best Use of Props and Lines, among others.

Life Fest Official Selection 2013 logo

From Director Rupert-Anthony Ortiz, comes a touching story about a boy, his older brother and how a lesson in soccer turns into an incredible lesson in life. The film screened as an Official Selection at the Hill Country Film Festival and now is an Official Selection of the Life Fest Film Festival. For more information on the film, visit and the related Facebook page.

Photo credit: Life Fest Film Festival

Liz Lopez



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