PRESS

2020

IF Press Release: October 20, 2020

Hollywood, CA—October 20, 2020 – Infinity Festival Hollywood kicks off year three celebrating “Story Enabled by Technology,” with a virtual event to be held on a new proprietary platform developed by the live event pros at FNTECH. Beginning October 28, 2020 and continuing through January 7, 2021, each Wednesday and Thursday, the Festival (IF), will include innovative programming, bringing together creators, directors, producers and writers, as well as senior executives and technologists from Hollywood and Silicon Valley.  All eight weeks will be streamed free of charge at infinityfestival.com. Since its inception, the festival has brought together blue-chip attendees representing companies and studios with 2020 revenues greater than $4 Trillion and representing more than $40 Billion in IT and Production spend.

2019


Festival welcomes Mastercard® as Presenting Sponsor; Amazon Web ServicesDolbyIntel and Qualcomm as Producer Sponsors with FNTech Joining as Official Production Partner.
 
 
LOS ANGELES, California – October 21, 2019 – Studio Moshon, a boutique creative animation studio, today announced the launch of their new portraiture gallery, Women In Motion Augmented Reality art exhibit, showcasing Ava DuVernay, Geena Davis, Meredith Walker and Dee Rees.
 
 
The most influential leaders from the media, entertainment and technology industries will take over the Goya Studios for a full day of panels and discussions about the impact of new virtual reality technology on Hollywood. At “Coming Together for Vader Immortal: From Silicon to Saber,” Vikki Dobbs Beck, Executive in Charge of ILMxLAB, will discuss the creative process and technology utilized in producing this Star Wars virtual reality series, and it will illustrate how virtual reality technology is creating new markets throughout the entertainment and technology industries.
 
 
Hollywood, CA—November 2, 2019 — The second annual Infinity Festival have announced their second day of programming, which includes a keynote presentation from Title sponsor RYOT, the panel “Women Behind Tech in Hollywood,” ”The Messy Truth in VR” with CNN personality Van Jones and more on Saturday, November 9t h, with venues at Goya Studios, the Dream Hotel and the Dolby Screening Room Hollywood Vine.
 
 
 
The 2n d annual Infinity Festival will include a technology exhibition at Goya Studios on November 8t h and 9t h with demonstrations from industry leaders such as Intel, HP, RYOT, Lenovo and more.

The Los Angeles festival premieres of Celine Tricart’s 2019 Tribeca Award winning VR journey “The Key” will immerses viewers into a world where each challenge you face is filled with dangerous twists and unexpected turns. The award-winning journey takes you down a path filled with hidden truths, culminating in a surprising and powerful twist ending.

 

The 2019 IF Monolith Awards presented awards for technology and narrative arts to the best in the industry. Voted on by a body of professional peers, the Monolith Awards recognized excellent accomplishments in narrative arts and technology that showcase the concept of storytelling. These unique awards are prestigious in that they are given to companies and individuals that are paving the way in the ever evolving film and technology industries. The winners are innovative and have utilized new and futuristic technology to create content that can be experienced at a whole new level.

The Los Angeles festival premieres of Celine Tricart’s 2019 Tribeca Award winning VR journey “The Key” will immerses viewers into a world where each challenge you face is filled with dangerous twists and unexpected turns. The award-winning journey takes you down a path filled with hidden truths, culminating in a surprising and powerful twist ending.

 

“RYOT is proud to be the IF title sponsor for two consecutive years. We value the work IF does bringing Hollywood and Silicon Valley together each year with invigorating new programming” said Nigel Tierney, RYOT’s Head of Content.

2018

 

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Infinity Film Festival™ in Beverly Hills, presented by Epic Games’ Unreal Engine, is set to take place this November 1 – 4, 2018. The festival will have an emerging tech focus, including: Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented & Virtual Reality.

 

Beverly Hills, CA – November 5, 2018 – The inaugural Infinity Film Festival™, brought to Beverly Hills by title sponsor, RYOT, presented by Epic Games and Unreal Engine and co-presented by D-BOX, took place November 1 – 4, 2018. Celebrating “Story Advanced by Technology,” attendees spent four days experiencing over 100 screenings: AR, VR, IoT, Shorts, Digital-First, Features, TV, OTT, 30+ cutting-edge tech exhibitions, over 200 industry-leading speakers from Hollywood, Silicon Valley and Silicon Beach, web-based app and “Digital Swag Bag” on the Blockchain and an opening night VIP reception at United Talent Agency with Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

 

Beverly Hills, CA—October XX, 2018 —The inaugural Infinity Film Festival (IFF), continues on Saturday, November 3rd with a consecutive third day of programming spread across Laemmle Music Hall, RealD Theater, The Paley Center For Media and Writers Guild Theater. The Infinity Film Festival features can’t miss screenings, keynotes and exhibitions from November 1-4.

 

Beverly Hills, CA—October 25, 2018 —The inaugural Infinity Film Festival (IFF), continues on Friday, November 2nd with a full second day of programming spread across Laemmle Music Hall, RealD Theater, The Paley Center For Media and Writers Guild Theater. The Infinity Film Festival features can’t miss screenings, keynotes and exhibitions from November 1-4.

 

May 3, 2018 (Beverly Hills) – The City of Beverly Hills will be home to the INFINITY FILM FESTIVAL™. Running November 1-4, 2018, the inaugural event will be Beverly Hills’ first landmark festival of limitless media.

 

Beverly Hills, CA—October 29, 2018 — The inaugural Infinity Film Festival (IFF) will feature a special screening event of Dave Navarro Presents Mourning Son, a film by Todd Newman, on Sunday, November 4. The documentary, which tells the tragic story of Navarro’s mother’s murder, will screen at RealD Theater at 100 North Crescent Drive in Beverly Hills at 4:30 p.m. PT. Immediately following, there will be a question-and-answer session with Navarro and director Newman, to be moderated by media personality Judith Regan and KC Ifeanyi of Fast Company.

 

At the world festival premiere of “First Man: Virtual Reality Experience”, presented by Universal Pictures and Intel, based on Universal Pictures’ feature film First Man starring Ryan Gosling, attendees are placed into astronaut Neil Armstrong’s shoes as he navigates the Apollo 11 mission. This state-of-the-art VR technology immerses guests into an experience that feels like you truly traveled to the moon without ever leaving Earth.