From November 28 to December 2, 2012, the Whistler Film Festival will celebrate its 12th edition as one of Canada’s leading festivals, attracting up to 10,000 attendees including 500 industry insiders. Featuring innovative and original films from around the world and opportunities to connect with the people who made them, this year’s Festival will be filled with more premieres than ever before, star-studded guests and lively celebrations. Prepare to be inspired. Source: Tourism Whistler
The Vancouver Sun reports: Daniel Radcliffe, Rashida Jones to appear at Whistler Film fest
The Whistler Film Festival will be celebrating local and Hollywood talent has announced its special guests for its annual series of film features and events.
Daniel Radcliffe, best known as the lead star in the Harry Potter series, will be the guest interviewee in an intimate evening conversation about his acting and career experiences. Radcliffe will star in three upcoming films, and a return to London’s West End Stage. He’ll appear in Kill Your Darlings, as a young Allen Ginsberg, dramatizing the previously untold story of murder that sparked the Beat Revolution; The F Word, a romantic comedy, and Horns, a thriller currently filming in Vancouver.
Rashida Jones, best known for her comedic acting style on the TV series Parks and Recreation and her earlier role in The Office, will be honoured with the WFF’s Trailblazer Award for Acting and Scriptwriting. The award honours her comic and dramatic work and her growing presence as a screenwriter in Hollywood. It will be presented Nov. 29 at a special “In Conversation” event moderated by Variety magazine Executive Editor Steven Gaydos. The talk will be followed by the Whistler premiere of Celeste and Jesse Forever, which she wrote. Actor and co-writer Will McCormack will join the discussion and the screening.
Source: Vancouver Sun, By Mary Frances Hill November 19, 2012
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