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Published:November 8th, 2006 10:45 EST
Movies Movies Movies -  Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival!

Movies Movies Movies - Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival!

By SOP newswire

(Melbourne, FL) - Great movies and celebrity guests will make the eighth annual Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival, a celebration of independent film and charity fund-raiser, the most memorable ever on November 10 and 11th. Advance tickets are on-sale online at or at the Premiere Theaters Oaks Stadium 10 box office.  Events begin with a cutting edge Comedy Fest Program Friday, November 10th at 7:00 pm which includes many festival winners like "Hooked", "Half-Empty", "Final Sale" and "Pee Shy". The Horror Program begins at 9:30 pm and includes the award-winning Florida film "Broken" and the brand new "Hoodoo for Voodoo" by Orlando filmmaker Steven Shea. The Friday night after party is at Meg O`Malley`s in Downtown Melbourne.

Saturday morning at 10:30 begins the matinee and features in theater #1 the Florida Filmmakers Expo and in Theater #2 Matinee Madness. There will be an opportunity for the audience to meet the filmmakers and the stars of the night`s special VIP screening of the new fun sci-fi adventure film "I`ll Believe You" which was shot on the Space Coast.

The red carpet event begins that evening with seatings at 6:00 pm and entertainment by singer/songwriters Robin & Eddy .Stars and filmmakers expected to come include MIFF 2006 Guest of Honor Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld, The Emperor`s New Groove, The Tick, Buzz Lightyear, Family Guy), David Alan Basche(United 93, War of the Worlds), Mo Rocca (VH1 I Love the 80`s, The Smoking Gun, The Daily Show on Comedy Central), Patrick Gallo (MIFF 2003 Guest of Honor), director William Grefe(Stanley, Live & Let Die), director Paul Sullivan(I`ll Believe You), film distributor Michael S. Broder, film distributor Leo Redgate, LA director Philip Creager (Death by Engagement) and Orlando filmmaker Steven Shea(Hoodoo for Voodoo).

The MIFF contnues with a gala reception and award ceremony in the Oaks courtyard at 8:30 pm featuring food from the best restaurants, chefs, and eateries in Florida including A Perfect Host Catering, Austin`s, Chart House, Djonn`s, Don-Made Catering, Ichabod`s Beachside and Dockside, Island`s Pasta, La Placita, Meg O`Malley`s, Miyako`s, Mustard`s Last Stand, Pineda Crossing, and Van Gogh`s Creative Cafe.

And of course more live entertainment by singer/songwriters Robin & Eddy! The after party will be at the host hotel Crowne Plaza Oceanfront.

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