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HOMELESS and MONKEYS NAB GRAND JURY AWARDS
SHOWING POWERFUL DIVERSITY IN FILM

(LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 7, 2015) Dances With Films, the iconic Los Angeles based Film Festival today announced their Awards winners at tonight's Awards Gala and closing night of its 18th Festival edition. This years Dances With Films (DWF) showcase of emerging artists included a record 128 premieres across all the programming slates.

"This year's slate continued our mission of bringing compelling cinema to industry and non-industry audiences a like," states Leslee Scallon, Festival Co-Founder.

Dances With Films is proud to present the best of unknown filmmakers pushing the boundaries of filmmaking with innovation and unique talent. All competition films are selected from more than 2,000 film submissions annually, and were programmed entirely from blind submissions by the DWF filmmaking community based solely on their unique and powerful cinematic visions.

FOOLS captivated audiences from the first frame, so it's no surprise that audiences made their voices heard by presenting it the audience award," shares Michael Trent, Festival Founder.

2015 marked continued expansive growth for DWF as they celebrated their 18th "fiercely independent" festival season and presented over 11 days, beginning with the opening night party on May 28th and culminating in the closing awards ceremony & after party took place at Ohm Night Club on June 7th, all centrally located in the Hollywood & Highland complex. Dances With Films has become known as a discovery festival as unparalleled as its mission. FIND OUT WHO WON!

DWF SOARING TO NEW HEIGHTS

Dances With Films is pleased to announce the recent partnership with VIRGIN PRODUCED to bring the uniquely original brand of DWF to Virgin's domestic and international airlines. Beginning this month we will take flight!

WE LOVE OUR SPONSORS!!

DWF appreciates the loyalty for independent filmmakers from its sponsors Movietickets.com, TCL Chinese Theatres, Blackmagic Design, Escape Artists, Ease Entertainment Services, CAA, The Lot, SagIndie,Movie Magic, VER, OHM Night Club, Demidoff Vodka, Lucky Strike as well as the Loews Hollywood Hotel. GO TO SPONSORS