Come together to see great films by talented filmmakers from all over the world at one magical film festival!
The Poppy Jasper International Film Festival for 2021 is going to be one entertaining and magical festival! We will be going virtual April 7th through April 20th, 2021 with over 180 films from 34 countries focusing on inclusion, diversity and women empowerment and more.
The virtual film festival will include panel discussions, including Industry Professionals and Visual Effects panel discussions along with Filmmaker, Community and Audience Awards that include local businesses, wineries and event spaces (all socially distanced.)
This year, ticketing for the films will be offered online through Eventive!
PJIFF WELCOMES DREW MASSEY
Actor, Puppeteer, cartoonist and Director Keynotes at the Festival Opening Gala Drew Massey is an actor, puppeteer, cartoonist and director whose film acting resume includes: MIB: International, The Happytime Murders, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Men In Black I and II, The Hangover, Doctor Dolittle, Muppets Wizard of Oz, Darjeeling Limited, and Team America. His TV work includes: Earth to Ned, The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell, Community, Crank Yankers, Greg the Bunny, Angel, Malcolm in the Middle, Sid the Science Kid, and Muppets Tonight. He is the co-creator of the Nickelodeon pilot Brendar the Barbarian and has directed shows at Dreamworks TV and the Jim Henson Company. He is a recovering candy addict and enjoys reading poetry to animals because it annoys them.
INDUSTRY PANEL 1
This year we focused on screenwriting “The insiders look at writing for film and television” with Andrew Farotte, Kevin Rubio, and Drew Massey.
INDUSTRY PANEL 2
The second Industry Panel is with Randy Spendlove – President of Paramount Studios Worldwide Publishing and Music, moderated by Dan Ashley – ABC 7 News Anchor
KEVIN RUBIO TAKES THE STAGE AT PJIFF
Kevin Rubio is an independent writer/producer, Emmy nominee and Gilroy native. His characters, Tag and Bink, were featured in “Solo: A Star Wars Story” (2018), directed by Ron Howard.
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