United International Pictures and Light and Dark Films have announced that their independent movie KONFETTI will be featuring at this year’s Beverly Hills and Julien Dubuque international film festivals

Entering its 14th successful year, the Beverly Hills Film Festival (BHFF) is an international competition dedicated to showcasing the art and talent of emerging filmmakers in the city globally recognized as the headquarters for VIPs to the motion picture industry. Dedicated to independent filmmakers, the BHFF creates a wonderful screening environment allowing participants to feature their films in the highest quality venues available to consumers around the world. The festival will run between the 23rdand the 27th of April 2014.

In the same vein, the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival also acknowledges emerging filmmakers from around the world, with a strong emphasis on discovering and encouraging new talent. The festival supports cause-related films, bringing together all elements of filmmaking and has adopted the reputation of being one of the 25 “coolest” film festivals in the world. The festival will run between the 23rd and the 27th of April 2014 in downtown Dubuque.

Director/Producer Zaheer Goodman-Bhyat had the following to say: “I am enormously proud of everyone involved in making Konfetti. Louw and I worked for years to realize a film we could be proud of and to be recognized internationally with big wins for our Afrikaans films is a great moment for us, for Afrikaans and for South African film.”

Konfetti releases nation-wide on 18 April 2014 and stars Louw Venter, Nico Panagio, Casey B. Dolan, Kim Engelbrecht, Casper de Vries, Christel van den Bergh and Jana Strydom.

About United International Pictures  

United International Pictures (UIP) is one of the world’s leading film distribution companies. Jointly owned by Paramount and Universal, we bring many of the most exciting films made today to international cinema audiences. UIP` s network of offices and licensees together reach a total of almost 100 territories around the world.

About Light and Dark Films

Light and Dark Films is an international award-winning feature film and television production company focused on development, production and financing. LNDF has produced five feature films and a host of television shows that have sold in more than 60 territories and topped television ratings around the world. The films have also won a slew of prestigious awards.

LNDF is committed to art, pushing the boundaries of creativity and contributing to the lexicon of film while remaining culturally relevant. Our combination of creative producing and finance skills make us extraordinarily committed to the films we take on.

Our offering is unique in South Africa since we can act as creative producers who can back our decisions with real money and act as lead producers or international co-producers where appropriate.

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