EQUUS Film & Arts Fest Virtual Event is screening a collection of over fifty films and documentaries from sixteen countries in the comfort of your own home this year. We will host Zoom interviews with over thirty filmmakers, fifty authors, thirteen international artist, podcasters and bloggers! International filmmakers from around the world will be virtually joining us to celebrate the horse.
The EQUUS Film & Arts Fest Virtual Event takes place November 13 – 22, 2020. The Virtual Pop-Up Gallery will be located on the EQUUS website, all of the EQUUS Filmmakers, Artist, Authors and more can be found there. The films and documentaries will be available on the Film Festival Flix platform.
A list of the films will be available on the EQUUS Film Festival website and the program will be available on November 5th. Visitors will be able to watch these amazing films and then listen to the filmmakers as they discuss their projects on the website.
There will be an interesting and educational selection of PANELS at this year’s fest. The PANEL schedule will be available November 10th and you will be able to watch them on the EQUUS website.
We will have a dedicated interview team headed up again this year by Diana De Rosa along with Julianne Neal, Candace Wade, Milt Toby and Lisa Mae DeMasi who will be reaching out to the filmmakers, authors, podcasters, and artist from around the world to capture their experiences of their film, art, podcast and writing process. We will give every creator the opportunity to digitally talk about their work with our on-line Zoom interviews.
In celebration of EQUUS Film & Arts Fest, we eagerly approach our Eighth season with the message “Pony On”. #PonyOn #EQUUS2020
Lisa Diersen and Diana De Rosa continue their passionate mission of being the best Equestrian Film & Arts Fest in the world. We must “Pony On” because storytelling and filmmaking, art and literary creation never stops and we support those hard-working storytellers, no matter their medium towards future success.
Tickets available starting November 1st , 2020 at www.equusfilmfestival.net
Founded in 2013 by Lisa Diersen, Fest Director, an avid equestrian who has spent her life in the company of horses. Lisa’s mission is to show the world how horses can bring everyone together regardless of race, age, gender, abilities or disabilities. She presently raises, trains, and loves Lusitano horses in Maple Park, Illinois, with her faithful campion, the spunky Jack Russell, Amore.
Diana De Rosa, an international equine photographer and journalist, joined EQUUS in 2015 as co-organizer of the NYC event. Diana is a veteran equestrian photojournalist, who has traveled the world and has recorded equestrian history for over 35 years. Her story and photography have taken her to over 30 countries. An accomplished rider herself, De Rosa understands the horse world from many different angles. She also has two of her own columns on hubpages.com/@dianaderosa. Her photography can be seen at www.dianaderosa.com
The EQUUS Film Festival highlights and rewards the diverse and creative efforts of those who pay artistic homage to the horse.
Contact: Lisa Diersen 630-272-3077
Photos available upon request