Global Short Film Awards Gala Returns to Cannes for a Third Stellar Season
NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, April 13, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The glitterati from the worlds of fashion and film will be flocking to attend the third annual Cannes Global Short Film Awards Gala and Luxury Fashion Shows during the 71st Annual Cannes Film Festival. The event will be held at the luxurious Intercontinental Carlton Cannes on the famed Boulevard La Croisette on Saturday May 19, 2018 from 7:30 PM to midnight. Tickets: bit.ly/cannes-gala
“This will be an unforgettable evening of film, fashion and entertainment, says GSF Awards Founder and Director Andres Aquino. “The Global Short Film Awards will celebrate this year’s award-winning films in multiple subject categories including drama, animation, sci-fi, fashion dance and social concerns."
The black-tie awards gala will also include a runway preview of seasonal collections by JAL Fashion by Chirawan Lewis, Pure Elegance by Parna Ghose, Thuyet Le and Andres Aquino. Tickets include red carpet photo ops, champagne and hors d’oeuvres reception, gourmet dinner with wine, world-class entertainment, music and dancing.
Special guest Franc D'Ambrosio will receive a Lifetime Achievement award and perform some of the iconic songs from Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Phantom of the Opera. Mr. D’Ambrosio starred in the title role in the long-running Broadway production, with over 2600 performances. He has also appeared in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather III, and many other films and productions.
Also participating during the Cannes event will be soprano Alexandra Hrabova, young Romanian singing sensation Doinita Ionita, award-winning Romanian singer Raisandra, pianist Prince Igor, soprano Valeria Florencio and tenor David Paez, along with European headliner DJ Kocelia Chougar. A fine art exhibit by Anita de Leeuw will top off the fashionable and fabulous festivities.
The event will be covered by international press. Media partner is Logos Publishing House, publishers of Collezioni Haute Couture and Collezioni Donna. Qoobex, the world’s first 3D content distribution platform and its glasses-free 3D supersmart Q phone, is a sponsor of the event.
The GSF Awards winners for 2018 are:
Best Actor: Sasha Feldman, A Date in 2025
Best Actress: Catherine Roberts, Pearl
Best Animated Film: Heavenkid
Best Beauty Film: The Flower of Life
Best Dance Film: Taste of Night
Best Drama: Blind Faith
Best Fashion Film: Pearl
Best Music Film: Taste of Night
Best Romance Film: Till Death Do Us Part
Best Science and Technology Film: Glycotreat: Using Glycans to Cure Cancer
Best Science Fiction Film: A Date in 2025
Best Social Concern Film: MUM
Best Travel Film: City of My Heart
Best Young Talent: Gunn Mihani, MUM
Lifetime Achievement: Franc D’Ambrosio
Acting Rising Star: Janel Tanna
Best Director: TBA in Cannes
Best Film: TBA in Cannes
Top Model: TBA in Cannes
Top Fashion Designer: TBA in Cannes
Tickets and more information: GlobalShortFilmAwards.com
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Source: EIN Presswire