CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival: Teri Schwartz to Receive Award


teri_schwartz_eThe CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival runs June 18 to June 21, 2015. The festival will present Teri Schwartz, Dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), with the inaugural Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film Producing.  Events will take place at various venues including the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman; The Harquail Theatre; and The National Gallery.

Schwartz is an award-winning feature film producer whose many films, including Sister Act and Beaches, have garnered nominations for Academy®, Emmy®, Golden Globe, Grammy® and MTV awards. The Tribute will take place on June 20th, 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman during the festival’s Closing Gala and Awards Ceremony.

The Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film Producing was created in recognition of those individuals whose outstanding achievement and contribution to the art of cinema have elevated the art form.

“It is a wonderful honour to receive this distinguished award by the Cayman International Film Festival,” states Schwartz. “I am looking forward to attending this inaugural year which promises to be an exciting celebration of great filmmaking.” The Festival is pleased to honour Ms. Schwartz with this award and welcome her to the Festival in June.

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