13th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest Poster Unveiling and Schedule Release Set for February 25

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The Ozark Foothills FilmFest will hold its annual Poster Unveiling and Schedule Release on Tuesday, February 25, at 11:00 AM at the Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery at 246 E. Main Street. Coffee and refreshments will be served.

This year’s poster artist is photographer and graphic designer Mandy Maxwell of Paragould. Maxwell also designed the poster for the 2012 Ozark Foothills FilmFest. She holds a B.F.A. In Fine Art from Arkansas State University and created all of the branding art for the Arkansas-produced feature film 45RPM directed by Juli Jackson. Her work has been exhibited at Brooks Museum of Art, the Batesville Area Arts Council Gallery, the Crittenton County Museum, and the Arkansas State Fine Arts Gallery.

The complete schedule for the 13th annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest, which takes place April 2 through 6, will be announced after the unveiling. Screenings will take place at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, Old Independence Regional Museum, and the historic Landers Theater Building (now home to the Fellowship Bible Church of Batesville). The complete schedule will also be available on the festival website, www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org, beginning February 26.

Ozark Foothills FilmFest, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization dedicated to excellence and accessibility in the media arts. The organization presents the annual Ozark Foothill FilmFest and the annual T Tauri Movie Camp, which offers video production workshops for kids and teens.

The 2014 Ozark Foothills FilmFest is sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Independence County Recreation Fund, the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, Lyon College, First Community Bank, WRD Entertainment, White River Distributors, FutureFuel Chemical Company, Citizens Bank, Suddenlink Communications, and numerous Batesville businesses and non-profit organizations. A complete sponsor listing can be found at www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org/sponsors.