Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook!

If you haven’t started following us on Facebook yet, do it now! Then you can send pictures of yourself at the festival this weekend, share about what’s happening and like, like, like! We know you are going to want to! And please thank our Social Media Coordinator, Ann, for doing such a great job!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/YES-Film-Festival/373483236140237?ref=hl

A Gift from YESfest – an extra hour!

Are you worried you won’t have enough time to squeeze in all of the films this weekend at YESfest? Well, let us give you an extra hour! That’s right – Saturday night we “fall back” with Daylight Savings Time! So – stay out a little later with us Saturday night because you get an extra hour of sleep!

If you need a pillow to rest your head on, there are still opportunities to book a hotel room – but you better do it quick! Call Hotel Indigo at (812) 375-9100! They are just steps from YES Cinema’s doors!

Two Days Away!!!

Only two more days until YESfest! What you need to remember…

THE SCHEDULE – click on the 2014 schedule and plan your weekend!

Q&A’s – don’t miss out on the question and answer sessions! Check the schedule and plan to be there. It’s always a great treat to hear from the filmmakers and stars in the films.

WE WILL FEED YOU TOO! Cinema Café will be open for dinner on Saturday and lunch and dinner on Sunday. Several yummy meals – and dessert – yes, the infamous grilled donuts! We will also have beer, wine and concessions available for purchase. YES’ popcorn is legendary you know!

VOTING! The Jury isn’t the only one to hand out awards. You will have a chance to vote for the Audience Award so don’t forget to fill out those ballots!

JUST BE THERE! We can’t wait to see you at the movies!

AND THE WINNERS ARE……………….

The Jury votes are in and the winners of the Jury Prizes for the 2014 Columbus Indiana YES Film Festival are:

Best Narrative – EMPIRE OF DIRT

Best Documentary – I AM BIG BIRD: THE CARROL SPINNEY STORY

Best Short – LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT

Please join us in congratulating these wonderful films and make sure to see them THIS WEEKEND at YESfest!

Showtimes for the Jury Prize Winners are:

EMPIRE OF DIRT – Sunday (Nov. 2) at 5:30pm – followed by a Q&A with Jennifer Podemski, who is featured in the film.

I AM BIG BIRD: THE CARROL SPINNEY STORY – Saturday (Nov. 1) at 12:45pm

LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT – Saturday (Nov. 1) at 2:30pm and Sunday (Nov. 2) at 3:15pm

Remember – there are encore showings of the Best of YESfest! So you can see the Jury Prize Winning Films and the Audience Award Winner again!

Wednesday, November 5

6:01     EMPIRE OF DIRT and Audience Award Winner

6:30     LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT and I AM BIG BIRD: THE CARROL SPINNEY STORY

Thursday, November 6

6:01     EMPIRE OF DIRT and Audience Award Winner

6:30     LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT and I AM BIG BIRD: THE CARROL SPINNEY STORY

 

CONGRATULATIONS to the Jury Prize Winners! But remember – we have 14 MORE outstanding films for you to see also! See you at the movies THIS WEEKEND!

Thanks Indy Style!

Those of you in the Indianapolis area – did you see The YES Film Fest segment on WISH-TV’s Indy Style show today? They showed clips of a few of our featured films and let Doug and Diane tell about all the great festivities this weekend at YESfest!

Thanks Janine and Tracy and the entire Indy Style team for a great morning on WISH-TV Channel 8!

Get your tickets!

Don’t forget YESfest fans – All-Access passes for YESfest are ON SALE NOW! You don’t have to wait to be guaranteed a seat for your favorite screenings this weekend. Stop by YES Cinema’s box office evenings or call the LCNFC (812.379.1630) and reserve them by phone. For only $35, you can come and go all weekend!

Tickets for individual films go on sale Saturday when the festival opens. Individual screening tickets are $7 per person per film.

The Republic’s GO Guide!

YESfest was fortunate to be splashed all through The Republic newspaper’s GO Guide! Thanks to the Lifestyles Editor Jenny Elig for a great article! Please check it out by clicking the below link!

yes.film fest 14 republic go guide

It gives even more info and wonderful comments from Filmmaker Rob Underhill, Jury Member Craig Mince and organizers!

See? YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IT! Just a few days away……………………..

FACEBOOK! FACEBOOK! FACEBOOK!

If you haven’t been to visit us on FACEBOOK, do it now! I simple little click below will take you the fabulous page with oodles of updates, news and more about YESfest 2014!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/YES-Film-Festival/373483236140237?ref=hl

Not a FACEBOK user? That’s! ok!!! We’ve set it up so anyone can view it! Give us a click above and see what all the fuss is about. :)

 

Thanks to Those Helping Make YESfest Possible!

No event is complete without a fabulous cast of stars making it happen! YESfest is so fortunate to have generous sponsors and an amazing committee who work hard to provide you with a great weekend of films, filmmakers and FUN! If you know them, please thank each and every one…

THE SPONSORS

yes.film fest 14 sponsors program list for blog

 

And – we sure wouldn’t forget The YES Film Festival Organizing Committee:

Ron Adams

Randy Allman

Diane Doup

Bill Jones

Sue Lamborn

Diane Mason

Zac Nelson

Carolyn Seltzer

Karen Shrode

Doug Stender

Jill Tasker

THANK YOU ALL!