Red Wasp Award 2013 Winners!

by Red Wasp on November 4, 2013

Brazos Progressives and the Arts Council of Brazos Valley are pleased to announce the winners of the 11th Annual Red Wasp Film Festival awards:

  • Red Wasp Best Film:  Écoute s’il pleut / Listen to Your Weeping Heart by Clary Demangeon
  • Red Wasp One to Watch: My Big Bad Wolf by Geena Matuson
  • Red Wasp Independent Spirit: The Box by Hugh Martinez
  • Red Wasp Community Spirit: Kinoki (des solutions directes pour une vie mellieure) / Kinoki (Direct Solutions for a Better Life) by Léo Favier and the collective of Schroeter & Berger
  • Red Wasp Audience Favorite: Écoute s’il pleut / Listen to Your Weeping Heart by Clary Demangeon
  • Red Wasp Best Screenplay: The Call of Wilder Things by Adam DeWitt

Congratulations to all of the winners! We’d also like to thank everyone who submitted their work to the Red Wasp Film Festival. Thank you for helping us showcase independent film in downtown Bryan, Texas!

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Red Wasp Film Festival Press Release from the Arts Council of Brazos Valley: November 1 & 2, 2013

by Red Wasp on October 29, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Rachel Hoekstra, Arts Council of Brazos Valley
Tel: (979) 696-278
E-mail: info@acbv.org

Red Wasp Film Festival Comes to Downtown Bryan November 1st & 2nd

This weekend the 11th Annual Red Wasp Film Festival will take place in Downtown Bryan at StageCenter Community Theatre (201-B W. 26th, Bryan, Texas)! Doors open at 6pm on Friday and Saturday evening, and films will be shown beginning at 6:30pm. Tickets will be sold at the door for $15 for one night or $25 for both nights. Student tickets are available for $10 for one night, $15 for both nights. Each year a committee selects films submitted by filmmakers and screenwriters from around the world for the festival. This year’s showings include films by French and Polish filmmakers, a zom-com (zombie comedy) and lively short films! The festival will conclude with an awards ceremony that will recognize the best films and screenplay submissions with trophies created by local artist Theodora Saladino Krc. For more detailed event information please visit the Red Wasp Film Festival website (redwasp.org) or by searching Red Wasp Film Festival on Facebook.

The first festival was organized in 2003 by Carol and Craig Conlee, two local film enthusiasts. Originally, the festival was held outdoors during the springtime, and red wasps would frequently pester the guests. In an attempt to bring humor to the situation the Conlees decided to name the festival after the pests, hence the name Red Wasp Film Festival. Since then, the festival has grown and is now held annually in Downtown Bryan. Each year the festival grows more popular and attracts larger crowds and more interesting films.

The Arts Council has supported the Festival for years and will begin managing the Red Wasp Film Festival in 2014. The Arts Council hopes to expand the festival so that many more film lovers will be able to enjoy artistic and innovative films in the Brazos Valley for many years to come!

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Red Wasp 2013 Sponsors

by Red Wasp on October 28, 2013

A big “thank you” to our sponsors this year! The Red Wasp Film Festival wouldn’t be possible without the support of local businesses and organizations that sustain the festival in downtown Bryan.

 

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Red Wasp 2013 Schedule Posted

by Red Wasp on October 8, 2013

The schedule for the 11th annual Red Wasp Film Festival is now posted!

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Red Wasp 2013: November 1 and 2 at StageCenter Theatre, Bryan, TX

by Red Wasp on June 17, 2013

Brazos Progressives is proud to announce that the 11th annual Red Wasp Film Festival will be Friday, November 1, and Saturday, November 2, 2013, at StageCenter Theatre in downtown Bryan, TX!

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Submit Your Film or Screenplay to Red Wasp 2013!

by Red Wasp on June 17, 2013

The Red Wasp Film Festival is now accepting submissions to Red Wasp 2013. Submissions need to be postmarked by September 21, 2013.

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More Photos from 2012 Red Wasp Film Festival

by Red Wasp on December 13, 2012

Photos by Lynn Lamoreux are now posted on the Red Wasp Facebook page. Thanks, Lynn!

Also, Red Wasp 2012 photos by Wade Harris are now posted on Facebook!

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Photos from 10th annual Red Wasp Film Festival

by Red Wasp on November 12, 2012

Photographer Wade Harris has posted photos from the 2012 Red Wasp Film Festival. Thanks, Wade! Watch for more pictures soon.

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Red Wasp 2012 Award Winners!

by Red Wasp on October 29, 2012

Brazos Progressives is pleased to announce the winners of the 10th Annual Red Wasp Film Festival awards:

  • Red Wasp Best: Willowbrook by Ross Cohen
  • Red Wasp Best Runner-Up: The Silent Thief by Jennifer Clary
  • Red Wasp One to Watch: Sex on Wheels by Amanda Feder
  • Red Wasp Independent Spirit: Enchiridion by Mark Beal
  • Red Wasp Audience Favorite: The New Adventures of Baby Jesus by Julio Olivera
  • Red Wasp Best Screenplay: Grant by David G. Steakley

Congratulations to all of the winners!

We’d also like to thank everyone who submitted their work to the Red Wasp Film Festival. Thank you for helping us showcase independent film in downtown Bryan, Texas!

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Red Wasp 2012 Sponsors: Thank You!

by Red Wasp on October 10, 2012

The Red Wasp Film Festival wouldn’t be possible without the support of our sponsors. We rely on local businesses and organizations to sustain us from year to year. Thank you!

We are grateful to the Texas Film Commission for their ongoing support and to the Arts Council of Brazos Valley for their continued assistance.

 

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