The 7th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival Announces Workshops, Parties and Film Line-Up

Downtown St. Petersburg will host this year’s festival, with jam-packed action and entertainment all weekend

(TAMPA BAY, Fla.,) – Downtown St. Petersburg is set to be the location for the 7th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival, to be held April 19-22, and will host an array of events from films screenings to parties, and concerts to workshops. The festival invites guests to come to any or all events that this year’s event will offer.

The 7th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival is proud to present opportunities for everyone who is interested in the entertainment industry. Whether one chooses to go to a film screening, try out their acting skills, or enjoy a free concert in the park, there is something for everyone. Below is the schedule of events:

Thursday, April 19, 2012
Check-In, 9AM, Theater 17
“Running with Demons” Special Screening, 12:30PM-2:30PM, Theater 17
“Blue Like Jazz” Special Screening, 12:30PM-2:30PM, Theater 18
Screenwriters Workshop featuring Eric Bean & Terri Emerson, 3PM-4PM, Theater 18
“There’s Still Hope For Dreams” Special Screening, 5PM-6PM, Theater 18
Red Carpet, 5PM-7PM, location ____
Opening Night Film “Searching for Sonny”, 7PM-9PM, Special Theater
Opening Night Party,9PM-1AM, NOVA 535, St. Petersburg, FL

Friday, April 20, 2012
Actors Workshop featuring Michael Roberts, 10AM-11:30AM, Theater 17
Faith in Film, 10:30AM-11:30AM, Theater 18
International Short Block, 12PM-1:30PM, Theater 18
“Promises & Memories”, 12PM-1PM, Theater 17
How to Get A Sales Agent & Sell Your Film, 1:30PM-3PM, Theater 17
“Curse of Good” , 2PM-3:30PM, Theater 18
Comedic Shorts, 3PM-4:30PM, Theater 17
“Love, Life, Redemption”, 4:30PM-6PM, Theater 18
“West is West”, 5:30PM-7PM, Theater 17
“Born & Raised”, 6PM-8:30PM, Theater 18
Special Screening “Who is Delsin”, Theater 17
CSI:NY’s Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band Concert, 5PM-10:30PM, Williams  Park, St. Petersburg, FL
Official After-Party, 10:30PM-2AM, PUSH Ultra Lounge, St. Petersburg, FL

Saturday, April 21, 2012
Actors Workshop featuring John Jackson, 10:30AM-4PM, Theater 17
“Quirk of Fate” 10:30AM-11AM, Theater 18
“Bright”, 10:30AM-11AM, Theater 19
Building Your Film Audience & Making Money, Connected TV & Beyond featuring Peter Contardo & Jason Anderson, Endavo Media, Theater 19
Screenwriting featuring David Paterson, 11AM-1PM, Theater 18
“Love, Life, Redemption”, 1PM-2:30PM, Theater 19
“Action & Horror”, 1PM-3PM, Theater 17
International Short Block, 3:30PM-4:30PM, Theater 19
How to Make a Movie Under 10K & Get Distribution featuring Robert Enriquez, 3PM-4PM
“Thrillers, Kooks & Werewolves”, 4:30PM-5:30PM, Theater 18
Talent Agents Workshop featuring Michael Greenwald, 5:30PM-6:30PM, Theater 19
“The Honey Killer”, 6PM-8PM, Theater 18
“Cross Threads”, 7:30PM-8PM, Theater 19
Awards Ceremony, 8:30PM-9:30PM, Muvico
After Party: 9:30PM- 2AM, Location TBD

Sunday, April 22, 2012
Teen & Kids  Acting Workshop featuring Lauran Irion, 10:30AM-11:30AM, Theater 17
Social Media, Publicity & Branding featuring Anthony Francis  & Amber Osborne, 10:30AM-11:30AM, Theater 18
“Promises & Memories”, 12PM-1PM, Theater 17
Action & Horror, 12PM-1:30PM, Theater 18
“Thrillers, Kooks & Werewolves”, 1:30PM-2:30PM, Theater 17
“Roadmap to Apartheid”, 2:30PM-4:30PM, Theater 18
“Hush Hush”, 5PM-6:30PM, Theater 17
“Marvin’s Song”, 5:30PM-6:30PM, Theater 18

Note: All Theater locations will be located in Muvico Baywalk in Downtown St. Petersburg

“We try to provide enough variety of entertainment so that everyone has something to do at the festival. It is about coming together and enjoying films, music, live performances and fun,” commented Tony Armer, Executive Director of the Sunscreen Film Festival.

The Sunscreen Film Festival is proudly sponsored by; Backline Music Group, PUSH Ultra Lounge, Nucci Spine Institute, Downtown St. Pete Courtyard Marriott, Downtown St. Pete Hampton Inn, JoTo PR, Muvico Theaters, Production Hub, Ink Tip, and Sylvia Rusche Insurance, Head of Lettuce Media,  InkTip, SAG, Hotel Indigo, and the City of St. Petersburg.

For Festival VIP passes, workshop schedules and other information, visit

About Sunscreen Film Festival:
This will be the 7th year for the Sunscreen Film Festival, held from April 19-22, 2012 in St. Petersburg, FL. The Sunscreen Film Festival is an annual film festival hosted by the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Film Society, a Florida not for profit Corporation. The primary goal of the film festival is to encourage the creation, production, and exhibition of independent film in Florida through its educational programs and public screenings, thereby increasing awareness and support of local filmmaking as a cultural and economic asset. For more information, please visit

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