Friday, October 2, 2009

Move on down to Facebook

Please head on over to our lovely Facebook page and become a fan of the Palm Springs International Film Society!

There, you can keep up to date on the latest events and photos, and share the latest fest news with your friends & family. All the kids are doin' it!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Coachella Review launched

The Coachella Review is the literary journal for UC Riverside's Palm Desert Graduate Center recently launched it's new site.

Catch a review of our latest Behind the Scenes speaker or submit your own film or fiction!

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Stuntman Terry Leonard

Did you catch legendary stuntman Terry Leonard's tales of danger from the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Romancing the Stone & Apocalypse Now sets?

What did you think of this Behind the Scenes event?

Friday, August 7, 2009

Students on film

Check out what some of our local students from Cathedral City High School are up to at the DATA Summer Rockin' Tour workshop!

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

PSIFS screening: Cold Souls

In Cold Souls, former ShortFest winners director Sophie Barthes, cinematographer-producer Andrij Parekh, and producer Jeremy Kipp Walker presented a tale where Paul Giamatti plays an actor named Paul Giamatti and sometimes the soul is just a chickpea.

What did you think of this mindbender?

Tuesday, July 21, 2009


Shorts International announced the launch of ShortsHD, the world's first high definition channel dedicated to short movies, on AT&T U-verseSM TV & iTunes.

Missed ShortFest award-winners the first time? This is your chance to find them again!

Also check out four fantastic shorts by previous ShortFest attendees on L Studio:
Finding - The Salto Bros. (2008 ShortFest)
No Parking - Jeremy Brunjes (2008 + 2009 with Birthdate)
RedBlack - Mal Woolford (2007 Shortfest + Fluffy)
Los Tabaqueros - Russell Griffin (2007 ShortFest)

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Behind the Scenes with art director Lauren Polizzi

Lauren Polizzi will discuss her career as an art director tonight at the Rancho Mirage Public Libary.

Come meet a woman who's worked with Steven Soderbergh (Ocean's Twelve), Ron Howard (How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump), Judd Apatow (Knocked Up) and multiple films by Steven Spielberg (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Amistad, Jurassic Park & Lost World), not to mention Independence Day & Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (currently in theatres).

Did you attend? What did you think?