To prepare festivalgoers for the 13th annual Dallas International Film Festival (DIFF) powered by Capital One, Dallas Film will host “How To Fest” at Studio Movie Grill Royal Ln. (11170 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75243) on March 20. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event starts at 7:00 p.m. Festival pass holders, Dallas Film members and the public are invited to attend this free, fun, informative event. Studio Movie Grill is honored to partner with DIFF as a premium sponsor and to host DIFF events and movie screenings at its newly renovated Royal Lane location.
“How To Fest is an event to bring together festivalgoers and those interested in learning more about DIFF for a festival preview in which we answer questions and give helpful tips on navigating the festival,” said Johnathan Brownlee, CEO & President of Dallas Film and Executive Director of Dallas International Film Festival. “The festival team will walk through details of how passes, lines and reserved seating will work. We highly recommend this event for first timers and veterans alike, as we have some exciting changes in store for this year’s festival – namely the availability of reserved seating through Atom Tickets.”
How To Fest” will also feature previews of the films that will be screened, giveaways and swag. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
“The Studio Movie Grill team is delighted to show appreciation for DIFF movie lovers and movies,” said Brian Schultz, Founder/CEO Studio Movie Grill. “We believe film is the most expressive form of storytelling, and that sharing a meal with family and friends is a timeless tradition. The opportunity to combine these with the DIFF experience is the inspiration behind the partnership between Studio Movie Grill and Dallas Film. Our mission is to open hearts and minds one story at a time and we value our partnership with DIFF and promise to deliver a memorable entertainment experience to every guest, every time.”
2019 Pass Information:
($250 Discount for Industry Professionals)
Benefits: Premium Seating and Access to Opening Night Gala, Centerpiece Screenings, Regular Screenings, Parties, Panel Discussions and Festival Lounge. Early Access to Reserve Premium Seats.
Festival Pass—$250 (Includes Festival Lounge Access)
Benefits: Regular Screenings, Parties, Panel Discussions and Festival Lounge. Early Access to reserve General Seats for all Screenings. (Note: Does not include Opening Night Gala or Centerpiece Screenings)
Film Pass—$100 (just movies)
(Film Pass Student & Senior Discount—$75)
Benefits: Access to all Regular Screenings and Panel Discussions.
To purchase passes, please visit https://dallasfilm.charityproud.org/EventRegistration/Index/1710 or go to www.dallasfilm.org
About Dallas Film
Dallas Film (www.dallasfilm.org), established as Dallas Film Society in 2006, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exists to celebrate the past, present and future of film in our community. The organization provides leadership in screen education and the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art of film, television, and digital media. Through a variety of screenings, educational programs, and festivals, Dallas Film raises awareness of the world’s most approachable and inclusive art form.
About Studio Movie Grill
Established in 1998, Studio Movie Grill (“SMG”) modernized the traditional movie-going experience by combining first-run movies with full-service, in-theater dining. SMG has swiftly grown to 31 locations, 325 screens in 9 states with further expansion planned. SMG was named to Inc. Magazine’s List of “Fastest Growing Private Companies” three years in a row and placed 12th in Box Office Magazine’s Giants of the Industry in 2018 with key films grossing as high as #4 in North America. Honoring its commitment to Opening Hearts and Minds, One Story at a Time®, SMG’s legacy programs include Special Needs Screenings, Chefs for Children program and the annual Opening Hearts & Minds Award, which strive to help families and acknowledge local heroes. In July 2018, SMG created a unique loyalty program, SMG AccessTM which, as loyal guests earn rewards, allows them to join SMG in offering movies and meals for under served community members. For additional information, visit studiomoviegrill.com.