September 13-17, 2017
where the heart of film lives
Calabasas Film Festival
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September 13 - 17, 2017   •   Calabasas, California
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Mission

The Calabasas Film Festival, a non-profit headquartered in the heart of where film lives, welcomes avid film goers, studio executives and key players in the entertainment industry to the ultimate festival experience. CFF is also dedicated to honoring the future of the industry by empowering young filmmakers with a platform for outreach through student screenings and events.

About

The Calabasas Film Festival showcases major film premieres, student films, documentaries and top quality film selections from all genres that are guaranteed to entertain. CFF provides the community an opportunity to connect over mutual passions for film and television while enjoying local culinary arts and entertainment. CFF will always be where the heart of film lives.

Team

We are local award-winning film producers who have produced major studio films, documentaries, animation projects, and are currently involved in one-hour network drama. We have participated as filmmakers in Sundance, Newport Film Fest, and Santa Barbara Film Fest among others. We have executed various celebrity events, including those involved with the Oscars, Food and Wine Fest and movie premieres. 

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2017 FESTIVAL FILMS

Schedule

CFF is an exciting festival filled with feature films, cocktail hours,
VIP parties, documentaries, and the community. Below is the 2017
festival schedule. Click on the film title for more information.
Day 1
13 Sep 2017
Day 2
14 Sep 2017
Day 3
15 Sep 2017
Day 4
16 Sep 2017
Day 5
17 Sep 2017

10th Anniversary Screening of TALK TO ME

Outspoken ex-convict Ralph “Petey” Greene (Don Cheadle) talks his way onto the air at a white-owned radio station in 1960s Washington, D.C. Fueled by the new music and social upheaval...
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YEAR OF THE SCAB

During the 1987 NFL strike, teams scrambled to assemble temporary replacements to fill in for their boycotting players. The Washington Redskins were notable for their “scabs,” a collection of cast-offs who nonetheless...
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Student Film Program Presented by The LA Film School

SUBMIT, we are currently accepting Student Films for CFF 2017!     ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2016 WINNERS: Outstanding Achievement in Ensemble: LOCKDOWN, Calabasas High School, Lily Andrews, Cassandra Briskman, Kaveh Tebyani and...
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Festival Location: City of Calabasas

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2016 CFF Recap

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Song: Waves by Mr. Probz

Testimonials

I have been to many festivals over the years, but this has to rank in the top 5 of all time. -Paul Siegel, President, Eagle World Media

It felt wonderful being on the red carpet and seeing the film festival for the first time come to fruition. I think our city is a perfect fit for this type of festival and [there will be an] even bigger, better festival going forward. – David Shapiro, Mayor of Calabasas

 

2017 Sponsors

We would like to thank our generous 2017 sponsors. If you are a prospective sponsor, welcome!
There are many unique branding and product placement opportunities throughout CFF,
download our Sponsorship Deck or visit our Sponsor Page to learn more.

CFF TEAM

Kelley Fries
Director and Co-Founder

Favorite Movie: Dirty Dancing
Movie Treat: Sourpatch Kids

Nicole Fries
Co-Director

Favorite Movie: The Fugitive
Movie Treat: Popcorn with M&M’s

Natalie Khoury
Co-Founder

Favorite Movie: Love Actually
Movie Treat: Milk Duds

Joe Fries
Chairman

Favorite Movie: Chinatown
Movie Treat: Popcorn