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Renton FilmFrenzy Comes to Grand Finale with Free Screening of 23 Films on Saturday and Free Curvee Awards Gala on Tuesday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

October 16, 2013
For more information contact:
Preeti Shridhar
, City of Renton, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator 425-430-6569

FilmFrenzy2013The sixth annual Renton FilmFrenzy, a 50-hour filmmaking competition will celebrate its grand finale at the Renton FilmFrenzy Screening at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, at the Renton Civic Theatre, and the presentation of the coveted Curvees at the FilmFrenzy Awards Gala at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center. Both events are free and open to the public.

A record-setting 25 filmmaking teams from cities throughout the region entered this year’s Frenzy and 23 teams completed their films and turned them in by the deadline. Teams included nine student division teams (high school and below) and 16 open division teams. Several teams were participating in the FilmFrenzy for the first time and producers came from Seattle, Bellevue, Olympia, Milton, Edmonds, Des Moines and Renton. The filming took place in Renton from 5 p.m. Friday, October 4, to 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 6.

The Renton FilmFrenzy is sponsored by the Renton Community Marketing Campaign, which includes the Renton Chamber of Commerce, Renton School District, UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center, Renton Technical College, Renton Visitors Connection and the City of Renton. 
For details, visit www.RentonFilmFrenzy.com.