miércoles, 15 de marzo de 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cinequest Publicity
  Phone: (408) 995-5033

Award Winners, Highlights, What's Next 

The Cinquest Film & VR Festival wrapped in the Silicon Valley after unveiling 132 World & U.S. Premiere movies, 47 Virtual Reality workshops, forums, and experiences, Maverick Spirit Award events with Jason Reitman (Up In The Air), Fred Armisen (Portlandia), and Jane Lynch (Glee ), plus countless events connecting artists, innovators and audiences. This year Cinequest grew its offerings by 45% and expanded to include spectacular venus in both San Jose and Redwood City. The next Cinequest Film & VR Festival occurs February 27 - March 11, 2018. Cinequest's Picture The Possibilities youth empowerment work continues throughout the year and globally. This year's Cinequest Film & VR Award Winners are:


  • Audience Award for Narrative Feature, Drama: YOU ARE MY SUNDAY 
  • Audience Award for Narrative Feature, Comedy: LOVESICK 
  • Audience Award for Documentary (tie):
  • Best Narrative Feature Film, Drama: THE CITIZEN
  • Best Narrative Feature Film, Comedy: THAT TRIP WE TOOK WITH DAD
  • Best Documentary Feature Film: MEMENTO MORI
  • Global Vision Award: KING OF THE BELGIANS
  • New Vision Award (tie):
    • PAINLESS…and
Please go here for a complete list of Film Awards.


  • Visionary Award: MAUREEN FAN 
  • Best Overall Experience: GNOMES & GOBLINS
  • Best Interactive: TILTBRUSH
  • Best VR Motion Picture: RAIN OR SHINE 
  • Best VR Motion Picture – Animation: ASTEROIDS
  • Best VR Documentary: UNDER THE NET
Please go here for a complete list of Virtual Reality Awards.
Cinequest Film and Virtual Reality Festival 2017 will occur February 28th to March 12th in San Jose and Redwood City (Silicon Valley).  Join us for Maverick Spirit events with Jane Lynch (Glee) and Jason Reitman (Juno ); 129 World and U.S. Premiere Films (featuring stars like Amanda Seyfried, Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Chastain, Oscar Isaac, Nathan Lane, James Franco, Ben Mendelsohn, Michiel Huisman, Sir Ben Kingsley, Michelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver, Rooney Mara, and Christian Bale); 800+ presenting artists and innovators; spectacular virtual reality experiences; and fabulous celebrations. Complete lineup, passes, and tickets at www.cinequest.org
About Cinequest
A vanguard organization set in the Silicon Valley, Cinequest’s uniqueness and impact result from being ahead of the curve in the powerful integration of creativity and technology. Cinequest fuses the world of the filmed arts with that of Silicon Valley’s innovation to empower youth, artists, and innovators to create and connect - driving transformations and a better tomorrow. Cinequest does this through Cinequest Film & VR Festival, Picture The Possibilities (PTP), and its sister company Cinequest Mavericks Studio. (Voted Best Film Festival by USA Today Readers.)

Cinequest 2017 Partners: Applied Materials (NYSE: AMAT), Kaiser Permanente, Harmonic (NYSE: HLIT), Unity Technologies, Canon (NYSE: CAJ), IMDb an Amazon Company (AMZN), Panasonic (OTCMKTS:PCRFY), Stella Artois (NYSE: AHBIF), Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Google (NYSE: GOOG), AMD Radeon (NYSE: AMD), RED, Samsung (KSE:KS005935), Hint Water, Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA), Agile Ticketing Solutions, NBC Bay Area, Metro, KQED, SF Media Co., Telemundo, Cinemark (NYSE: CNK), Fairmont San Jose (NYSE: FHR), Hyatt Place San Jose Downtown (NYSE: H), Hilton San Jose (NYSE: HLT), Marriott San Jose (NYSE: MAR), Hotel De Anza, Wiivv, Barco (EBR:BAR), VTA, Caltrain, SamTrans, Eddie Lira, SV Creates, San Jose Downtown Association, Team San Jose, and the City of San Jose
PTP Partners: Kaiser Permanente, The Hearst Foundations, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Morrison & Foerster Foundation, Capital Group, Hewlett Packard Workstations (NYSE: HPQ), Brett Company, Google (NYSE: GOOG), Liquid Agency, Seagate (NYSE: STX), Litepanels, Cisco (NYSC: CSCO), AudioTechnica, Media Center, Adobe (NYSE: ADBE), Eddie Lira, GlideCam, Atomos, Rhino Camera Gear, Manfrotto, Red Giant (NYSE: REDG)

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