UBCTV Empowers & Mentors @Ocktober Film Festival


The Ocktober Film & Technology Festival (OFF) 2014 honors pioneers from various genres of the entertainment industry, awarding them with a “Lifetime Achievement” Award in their respective areas.

Ocktoberfest           Harry Lennix

OFF is recognizing Harry Lennix for his Acting, Positive Image & Leadership in the community, Damon Dash for being an Entrepreneur & Production Pioneer, Tracey Moore for Cast Direction & Leadership and Ramona Saunders for being a Pioneer & Super Model.

 Damon dash  tracey-moore

Additionally, OFF acknowledges their consortium of panelists that are lending their knowledge and talents. The panel includes Entertainment Attorney, Traci Marquis, Distribution Consultant, Ron Workman, Network Owner, Peggy Dodson, Community Activist & Leader, Joseph “Jazz” Hayden, and Film and Television Producer, Michael C. Clark.

Peggy Dodson

OFF celebrates actors, film, television, documentary film, and music video creators,takes place in the landmark and eclectic, world-class Poet’s Den in Harlem, the independent film hub, restaurant, and lounge of the community. At OFF, attendees will: watch feature & short films, hear from filmmakers, listen to exclusive panels, engage with film enthusiasts and network with actors and financiers.

The OFF Gala celebration, launches opening night, Thursday, October 2nd at the Poet’s Den Gallery and Theater (309 East 108th Street) at 6 pm, and will include networking, guest speakers and the premiere of the music video competition.

Organizers estimate an anticipated crowd of 4,000 attendants throughout the festival and will include various VIP special guests.  Get your tickets before OFF is sold out.

For more information log onto: http://www.ocktoberfilmfest.com

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