Tuesday, December 16, 2008

WMVFA Plans "Red Carpet Ready" Oscar Celebration

West Michigan Film Video Alliance Rolls Out the Red Carpet
for 1920s Themed Gala Celebration at Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

What: Red Carpet Ready Fundraiser - celebrating the 81st Annual Academy Awards®, broadcast on WZZM 13

When: Sunday, February 22, 2009 (8o’clock pm ‘til Midnight)

Where: Amway Grand Plaza Hotel’s Pantlind Ballroom, Downtown Grand Rapids

Who: West Michigan Film Video Alliance (WMFVA)

Why: To raise awareness and funds to celebrate West Michigan’s growing film industry.

How: It will be a roaring good time as we roll out the red carpet for a night on the town with a 1920s theme gala fundraiser. Don your flapper dress, spit shine your spats and join in the costume contest or celebrity look-a-like contest. Get your photo taken with Oscar, bid on silent auction items and of course, view The Academy Awards® on the big screen. Come hob-knob at the party of the year, with the “who’s who” in the local film industry.

MC: Stephanie Webb, WZZM 13 – TAKE 5 Co-Host and member of the Broadcast Association of Film Critics

Reservations: Available beginning January 1, 2009

WMFVA Members: $75 per member / $125 per member couple

Non-Members: $100 per person / $150 per couple

Students: $40 (with valid student ID)

Info: More details coming soon…for now, check out…www.RedCarpetReady.org

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