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2013 Catalina Film Festival: Catalina Weekend Packages, Festival Passes, and Day Passes

Wednesday, Sept. 18th:
Oscar-nominated
actress SHARON STONE will be receiving this year’s STANLEY KRAMER “SOCIAL ARTIST” AWARD.  This event is included for pass-holders who have purchased one of our 5-Day Festival Passes. On this Centennial celebration of his birthday, this Red Carpet event will honor the legacy of one of Hollywood’s most respected and socially conscious filmmakers, Stanley Kramer. Not only will we be highlighting his resume of work, with such films as Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World, and Ship of Fools, but we will also be honoring and presenting a contemporary “social artist” for all of her socially conscious contributions to the cinematic community on and off the screen.  We are proud that this year’s honoree will be SHARON STONE, accepting the 2013 Catalina Film Festival STANLEY KRAMER “SOCIAL ARTIST” AWARD©. After the honor and presentation, all Pass-holders will celebrate the evening at the Private CATALINA SOIREE reception party with food and sponsored drinks and/or can attend our Movie On The Beach Screening that night.

Thursday, Sept. 19th:
To commemorate the legacy of Charles Spencer Chaplin’s cinematic career and his long association to Catalina Island for almost three decades, the Charlie Chaplin ICON Award© is given during the annual festival to an actor or filmmaker whose work embodies Charles Spencer Chaplin’s qualities of realism, diversity, and courage within his craft. This year’s recipient is legendary star and filmmaker JON FAVREAU. From his breakout role in Rudy, to writing, co-producing and starring in the cult classic, Swingers,all the way to directing international box office blockbusters, Iron Man and Iron Man 2, Favreau has excelled in many disciplines of film as an actor, producer, writer and director.

Join us as we honor Mr. Favreau with his award before joining the private reception to follow.  All 5-Day pass-holder sare also invited to be a part of this event.

After the reception, presented by e Comm Merchant Solutions, you are also invited to our Catalina Film Festival Chamber of Commerce Mixer on Wrigley Stage (right on Avalon’s beachfront).  Enjoy food from Cafe Metropole and sponsored drinks while you mix and mingle to the setting sun.

8PM-10PM you are invited to an EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PREVIEW screening of ASS BACKWARDS with the stars in attendance for their film! Remember, you have priority seating with your VIP status. After the screening, everyone is invited to the ASS BACKWARDS AFTER PARTY to hang out with the stars and enjoy Catalina’s nightlife!

Friday, Sept. 20th: Enjoy the island and film festival with your own agenda, as you are invited to attend the CATALINA WINE MIXER PRESENTED BY HORSESHOE BEND VINEYARDS, THE FILMMAKER MIXER, daily parties, events and our Black Tie FRIDAY NIGHT PREMIERE AND GALA PARTY. Be there for Celebrity Red Carpet Arrivals, Sponsored Cocktail hour and the Friday Night Screening and West Coast Premiere of “Best Man Down”. Directed by Ted Koland, cast includes Justin Long, Shelley Long, Jess Weixler, Tyler Labine, Addison Timlin and many more.

Saturday, Sept. 21st: You will have a wide range of films to choose from throughout the day. Please refer to our 2013 Program to select which film block or category you fancy most. In honor of Tony Scott, we will be screening a 20th Anniversary of his cult classic Film TRUE ROMANCE.  Immediately following will be a Tony Scott Tribute; presented to Scott’s family and past celebrity guests from Tony’s films, as well as many other celebrity filmmakers in attendance with their films. As the sun’s golden hour sets, a Movie On The Beach will let you lounge, relax, and feel the Island’s charm right before our Saturday Night Harbor Cruise Party takes you on Catalina’s Majestic waters.

Sunday, Sept. 22nd: Enjoy the last day of your adventure by checking out more amazing films that aWednesday, Sept. 18th: Oscar-nominated actress SHARON STONE will be receiving this year’s STANLEY KRAMER “SOCIAL ARTIST” AWARD.  This event is included for pass-holders who have purchased one of our 5-Day Festival Passes. On this Centennial celebration of his birthday, this Red Carpet event will honor the legacy of one of Hollywood’s most respected and socially conscious filmmakers, Stanley Kramer. Not only will we be highlighting his resume of work, with such films as Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World, and Ship of Fools, but we will also be honoring and presenting a contemporary “social artist” for all of her socially conscious contributions to the cinematic community on and off the screen.  We are proud that this year’s honoree will be SHARON STONE, accepting the 2013 Catalina Film Festival STANLEY KRAMER “SOCIAL ARTIST” AWARD©. After the honor and presentation, all Pass-holders will celebrate the evening at the Private CATALINA SOIREE reception party with food and sponsored drinks and/or can attend our Movie On The Beach Screening that night.

Thursday, Sept. 19th: To commemorate the legacy of Charles Spencer Chaplin’s cinematic career and his long association to Catalina Island for almost three decades, the Charlie Chaplin ICON Award© is given during the annual festival to an actor or filmmaker whose work embodies Charles Spencer Chaplin’s qualities of realism, diversity, and courage within his craft. This year’s recipient is legendary star and filmmaker JON FAVREAU. From his breakout role in Rudy, to writing, co-producing and starring in the cult classic, Swingers,all the way to directing international box office blockbusters, Iron Man and Iron Man 2, Favreau has excelled in many disciplines of film as an actor, producer, writer and director.

Join us as we honor Mr. Favreau with his award before joining the private reception to follow.  All 5-Day pass-holder sare also invited to be a part of this event.

After the reception, presented by e Comm Merchant Solutions, you are also invited to our Catalina Film Festival Chamber of Commerce Mixer on Wrigley Stage (right on Avalon’s beachfront).  Enjoy food from Cafe Metropole and sponsored drinks while you mix and mingle to the setting sun.

8PM-10PM you are invited to an EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PREVIEW screening of ASS BACKWARDS with the stars in attendance for their film! Remember, you have priority seating with your VIP status. After the screening, everyone is invited to the ASS BACKWARDS AFTER PARTY to hang out with the stars and enjoy Catalina’s nightlife!

Friday, Sept. 20th: Enjoy the island and film festival with your own agenda, as you are invited to attend the CATALINA WINE MIXER PRESENTED BY HORSESHOE BEND VINEYARDS, THE FILMMAKER MIXER, daily parties, events and our Black Tie FRIDAY NIGHT PREMIERE AND GALA PARTY. Be there for Celebrity Red Carpet Arrivals, Sponsored Cocktail hour and the Friday Night Screening and West Coast Premiere of “Best Man Down”. Directed by Ted Koland, cast includes Justin Long, Shelley Long, Jess Weixler, Tyler Labine, Addison Timlin and many more.

Saturday, Sept. 21st: You will have a wide range of films to choose from throughout the day. Please refer to our 2013 Program to select which film block or category you fancy most. In honor of Tony Scott, we will be screening a 20th Anniversary of his cult classic Film TRUE ROMANCE.  Immediately following will be a Tony Scott Tribute; presented to Scott’s family and past celebrity guests from Tony’s films, as well as many other celebrity filmmakers in attendance with their films. As the sun’s golden hour sets, a Movie On The Beach will let you lounge, relax, and feel the Island’s charm right before our Saturday Night Harbor Cruise Party takes you on Catalina’s Majestic waters.

Sunday, Sept. 22nd: Enjoy the last day of your adventure by checking out more amazing films that are in the running for the 2013 Catalina Film Festival Awards. The Awards will be presented at 4pm to name the Best of The Fest. After the presentation, you are invited to the Wrap Up Party. Get to know the people behind the curtains! Drink, chat and celebrate the end  of your 2013 Catalina Film Festival Adventure.

You will have access to VIP seating at all screenings, access to all VIP Events and Parties, access to Sponsored Festival Lounge, Closing Night Award Presentation and an invite to Festival Wrap Party. 

re in the running for the 2013 Catalina Film Festival Awards. The Awards will be presented at 4pm to name the Best of The Fest. After the presentation, you are invited to the Wrap Up Party. Get to know the people behind the curtains! Drink, chat and celebrate the end  of your 2013 Catalina Film Festival Adventure.

You will have access to VIP seating at all screenings, access to all VIP Events and Parties, access to Sponsored Festival Lounge, Closing Night Award Presentation and an invite to Festival Wrap Party. 

Actress Sharon Stone

Wednesday, Sept. 18th: Oscar-nominated actress SHARON STONE will be receiving this year’s STANLEY KRAMER “SOCIAL ARTIST” AWARD.

2013 Catalina Film Festival
2013 Catalina Film Festival: Sept 18-22