16TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY

The BEST of PVIFF is HERE
And the Winner Is...

"PVIFF 2021 Generational Barrier Breaker Award" goes to Cedric the Entertainer

American actor, stand-up comedian, and game show host. Cedric hosted BET's ComicView during the 1993–1994 season and Def Comedy Jam in 1995. Best known for co-starring with Steve Harvey on The WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, as one of The Original Kings of Comedy, and for starring as Eddie Walker in Barbershop

Actor

The Soul Man, Ice Age, Madagascar, Charlette's Web, Planes, The Neighborhood

Star

Cedric received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2019
Welcome to the Peachtree Village International Film Festival 2020

PVIFF Press

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Previous Speakers & Personalities

2021 Award Recipient

"PVIFF 2021 Generational Barrier Breaker Award" goes to Harry Lennix

American actor. He is best known for his roles as Terrence "Dresser" Williams in the Robert Townsend film The Five Heartbeats (1991) and as Boyd Langton in the science-fiction series Dollhouse. Lennix currently co-stars as Harold Cooper, Assistant Director of the FBI Counterterrorism Division, on the NBC drama The Blacklist. Lennix played General and then Secretary of Defense Calvin Swanwick / J'onn J'onzz / Martian Manhunter in the DC Extended Universe.

Actor

Justice League, Emperor, Batman v Superman, Timeless

Incredible Tips

Barbershop 2, Stomp the Yard, Man of Steel, Love & Basketball

Thursday, October 21 - Saturday, October 23

2021 SCHEDULE

  • Day 1 Thursday - 10/21
  • Day 2 Friday - 10/22
  • Day 3 Saturday - 10/23
OnDemand 10a
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Available 24/7

Film Screenings

OnDemand Screenings of all Feature Films, Shorts, & Documentaries.  Login and watch at your leisure, 24/7 throughout the festival.
OnDemand @ 12pm
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Festival Duration
SECRETS TO A SUCCESSFUL ACTING CAREER

Cast Me If You Can

Hosted By:  Gilbert Glenn-Brown The Young & The Restless Respect Panelists: Jessica Parker Kennedy: The Flash | Black Sails Winsome Sinclair: Casting Director The Best Man | Barbershop 3 Being Mary Jane Lamar Cheston: Godfather of Harlem | Wu-Tang: An American SagaTressa Smallwood All In | Holiday Heartbreak The Available Wife
LIVE @ 11:00 am
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6pm
Peachtree Village International Film Festival

PVIFF Table Read (Day 1)

Join us for the Table Reads.  ZOOM Link HERE.
6pm
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7pm
Sponsored by Just Smart Technologies & GO Media Productions

Filmmaker & Screenwriter Meet-Up

Virtually Chat, discuss and converse with fellow screenwriters and filmmakers.
LIVE @ 7:00 pm
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10:00 pm
Obba Babatundé | Terri J. Vaughn Terayle Hill | Khalil Kain | Erica Mena Samuels

“The Millennial” Film Premiere

"The Millennial" Film Premiere with a Q&A with the Cast following after. with Obba Babatundé | Terri J. Vaughn Terayle Hill | Khalil Kain | Erica Mena Samuels
9pm
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11pm
Hosted by DJ Hershey

Virtual Party Hosted by DJ Hershey

PVIFF Virtual Party Hosted by DJ Hershey - FUBU Radio Watch on Instagram LIVE @PVIFF
OnDemand
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Festival Duration
Disney | Pureflix | Grant Cramer | Keith Craig | Leann Barna | Greg Maurice | Mike Sargent | Nikki Samonas | James “JB” Brown

State of the Industry

Producers, directors, & industry insiders share their perspective on what it will take to sustain a diverse and sustainable film culture. Grant Cramer | Keith Craig | Leann Barna | Greg Maurice | Mike Sargent | Nikki Samonas | James “JB” Brown Guests from Disney, Pureflix and More!
OnDemand
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Before & During Festival
Sponsored by JARO Media Services

Short Film Competition

Support our Independent Filmmakers. SCREEN and RATE the 25 finalists for the  OFFICIAL JARO | PVIFF SHORTS COMPETITIONVOTE HERE!
OnDemand 10a
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Available 24/7

Film Screenings

OnDemand Screenings of all Feature Films, Shorts, & Documentaries.  Login and watch at your leisure, 24/7 throughout the festival.
OnDemand @ 12pm
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Festival Duration
SECRETS TO A SUCCESSFUL ACTING CAREER

Cast Me If You Can

Hosted By:  Gilbert Glenn-Brown The Young & The Restless Respect Panelists: Jessica Parker Kennedy: The Flash | Black Sails Winsome Sinclair: Casting Director The Best Man | Barbershop 3 Being Mary Jane Lamar Cheston: Godfather of Harlem | Wu-Tang: An American SagaTressa Smallwood All In | Holiday Heartbreak The Available Wife
11a-4p for Participants
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Festival Duration
Disney | 1091 Pictures | GO Media Productions iFactory LIVE | Global View Ent. | 2nd Nature Films | Grand Architect, MM

Pitch Tent

PITCH your Movie, TV & FILM IDEAS to Industry Professionals & INVESTORS for an Opportunity to have them Produced.
LIVE @ 11:00 am
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6:00 pm
Peachtree Village International Film Festival

PVIFF Table Read (Day 2)

Join us for the Table Reads. ZOOM Link HERE.
7pm
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Festival Duration
Sponsored by Just Smart Technologies & GO Media Productions

Filmmaker & Screenwriter Meet-Up (Day 2)

Virtually Chat, discuss and converse with fellow screenwriters and filmmakers.
LIVE @ 7:00 pm
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Moderated by Len Gibson & James "JB" Brown

Conversation Series: Jon Chaffin

Conversation & Q&A with 2021 PVIFF Rising Star Award Recipient Jon Chaffin (Blindspotting | The Haves & the Have Nots | BMF Black Mafia Family) Moderated by James "JB" Brown and Len Gibson, PVIFF Founders/CEOs Friday 10/22 @ 7pm
OnDemand
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Festival Duration
Disney | Pureflix | Grant Cramer | Keith Craig | Leann Barna | Greg Maurice | Mike Sargent | Nikki Samonas | James “JB” Brown

State of the Industry

Producers, directors, & industry insiders share their perspective on what it will take to sustain a diverse and sustainable film culture. Grant Cramer | Keith Craig | Leann Barna | Greg Maurice | Mike Sargent | Nikki Samonas | James “JB” Brown Guests from Disney, Pureflix and More!
OnDemand
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Before & During Festival
Sponsored by JARO Media Services

Short Film Competition

Support our Independent Filmmakers. SCREEN and RATE the 25 finalists for the  OFFICIAL JARO | PVIFF SHORTS COMPETITIONVOTE HERE!
OnDemand 10a
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Available 24/7

Film Screenings

OnDemand Screenings of all Feature Films, Shorts, & Documentaries.  Login and watch at your leisure, 24/7 throughout the festival.
OnDemand @ 12pm
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Festival Duration
SECRETS TO A SUCCESSFUL ACTING CAREER

Cast Me If You Can

Hosted By:  Gilbert Glenn-Brown The Young & The Restless Respect Panelists: Jessica Parker Kennedy: The Flash | Black Sails Winsome Sinclair: Casting Director The Best Man | Barbershop 3 Being Mary Jane Lamar Cheston: Godfather of Harlem | Wu-Tang: An American SagaTressa Smallwood All In | Holiday Heartbreak The Available Wife
11a-4p for Participants
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Festival Duration
Disney | 1091 Pictures | GO Media Productions iFactory LIVE | Global View Ent. | 2nd Nature Films | Grand Architect, MM

Pitch Tent

PITCH your Movie, TV & FILM IDEAS to Industry Professionals & INVESTORS for an Opportunity to have them Produced.
LIVE @ 11:00 am
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5:00 pm
Peachtree Village International Film Festival

PVIFF Table Read (Day 3)

Join us for the Table Reads. ZOOM Link HERE
6pm
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7pm
Sponsored by Just Smart Technologies & GO Media Productions

Filmmaker & Screenwriter Meet-Up

Virtually Chat, discuss and converse with fellow screenwriters and filmmakers.
LIVE @ 7pm
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9:00 pm
PVIFF Awards 2021

Award Show

The 16th Annual Peachtree Village International Film Festival Awards!  This year's list of Honorees includes: Cedric the Entertainer | Rob Hardy | Harry Lennix | Art Sims | Reuben Cannon | Jon Chaffin | Leo Marshall Starting at 7p and followed by the Virtual Afterparty with DJ Hershey on the PVIFF Instagram
9p
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11p
Hosted by DJ Hershey

PVIFF Awards After Party

PVIFF Virtual Party Hosted by DJ Hershey - FUBU Radio Watch on Instagram LIVE @PVIFF
OnDemand
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Festival Duration
Disney | Pureflix | Grant Cramer | Keith Craig | Leann Barna | Greg Maurice | Mike Sargent | Nikki Samonas | James “JB” Brown

State of the Industry

Producers, directors, & industry insiders share their perspective on what it will take to sustain a diverse and sustainable film culture. Grant Cramer | Keith Craig | Leann Barna | Greg Maurice | Mike Sargent | Nikki Samonas | James “JB” Brown Guests from Disney, Pureflix and More!
OnDemand
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Before & During Festival
Sponsored by JARO Media Services

Short Film Competition

Support our Independent Filmmakers. SCREEN and RATE the 25 finalists for the  OFFICIAL JARO | PVIFF SHORTS COMPETITIONVOTE HERE!
And the Winner Is...

"The PVIFF 2021 Audience Choice Award"

And the Winner is...

"MOMMAS" - WATCH HERE

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Film Premiere

"For the Love of Money"

The 16th annual Peachtree Village International Film Festival kicks off with a pre-festival premiere of the highly anticipated feature For The Love of Money starring the allstar cast: Keri Hilson, Rotimi, Jason Mitchell, Katt Williams, DC Young Fly, Cedric Pendleton, Keith Sweat, Lyfe Jennings, Lisa Raye McCoy, Mulatto and more.

Premiere Day

The link to reserve your FREE TICKET will be provided here shortly.

Q&A with Cast

Immediately following the Premiere, we will host a Q&A with the Cast and reception!

And the Winner Is...

"PVIFF 2021 Short Film Competition"

The top 3 winners of the JARO Short Film Competition sponsored by JARO will receive special awards and cash prizes.

FIRST PLACE WINNER IS: "Paps Manifesto"
- WATCH HERE

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