LADY LUCK WINS A GOLD REMI AT WORLD-FEST HOUSTON U.S.A.
WorldFest-Houston is one of the three original international film festivals in North America, after San Francisco and New York. It was founded in 1961 as Cinema Arts, an International Film Society. competitive International Film It is the only international film festival in North America to be dedicated completely to independent films, as it does not accept films from the major studios.
The festival was founded by producer/director Hunter Todd to present a film festival for independent film makers. Todd is now the longest running film festival director in the world, having started the festival in 1961.
The festival presents around 55-60 new Indie feature films and 100 new Indie Short films during the ten-day film festival each April.
WorldFest gave first honors to Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, Ridley Scott, The Coen Brothers, David Lynch, Brian De Palma, Oliver Stone, John Lee Hancock,Randal Kleiser, Daniele Gangemi, Francis Ford Coppola, Spike Lee, and many more. Canadian Sci-Fi director David Winning has won twenty-nine Gold/Platinum Remi Awards from 1994 to the present, making him the biggest winning filmmaker in the history of Worldfest.
The Remi Award is inspired by the creative genius of the western artist Frederic Remington, famous for his paintings and sculptures of cowboy life in Texas and The West.
Huge Congratulations to everyone.