Launch & Laurels

Launch & Laurels | BIFF 2012

Rub shoulders with filmmakers and aficionados from around the world at the BIFF Launch event. It’s the perfect way to kick off the festival. Help to congratulate our award winners as BIFF 2012 Filmmaker Award recipients will be announced.

*Shuttle service is available.
** Semi-formal dress


Date: Thursday Feb. 16th
– 5:00 pm, Event & Music begins
– 6:20 pm, Awards Ceremony begins

Location: Eclipse Center, 1701 Riverside Drive, Beloit
Musical Performance: San Juan Project
Tickets: $10 Adults / $5 Students (with ID) plus tax & service charges online

  • Josh Burton Award for Excellence
  • Power of Film Award
  • Ken Hendricks People’s Choice Award
  • Documentary
  • Feature
  • Short
  • Best of Wisconsin
  • Screenplay
  • Soundtrack
  • Animation
  • Student

San Juan Project

Originated in 2008 in Guadalajara, Mexico, The San Juan Project consists of 4 members- Isreal Ulloa, Arturo Lamadrid, Arturo De La Torre, and Mayer Rod. With each member bringing their own unique style, San Juan Project’s musical concept has been winning over the local scene of Guadalajara since their start, and through there explosive live shows they [/twocol_one_last] have been captivating audiences throughout the country.

With their roots based in jazz, they layer there sound with electronic, hip hop, soul and funk influences, creating a lively mix for almost any audience. And with their talent for freestyle improvisation, you’re almost always guaranteed to see a surprisingly unique live show, which connects the band with the audience in an unmistakable way.

Presented By:

Blackhawk BankWIFR Rockford 23