Hi Everyone, Alex here to let you know that The 2011 Clearwater Film and Music Festival is going to be here on September 22-25, 2011.

The Clearwater Film and Music Festival will have 54 films from around the world and two full days of live music on three stages. There will also be opportunities to meet fine film makers, actors, animators, musicians and producers who will share their knowledge, so you can get an inside look at entertainment. Clearwater Festival

This year Academy Award Winner, Luke Matheny will be attending the festival. Luke is the actor, writer and director of God of Love which won the 2011 Oscar for Best Live-Action Short Film and will be awarded The Clearwater Film & Music Festival's own unique trophy, The Wavecrest Award for Triple Threat Film Making. He will also be with us for educational panels to convey his knowledge of navigating film school.

Dolphin Tale actor Jim Fitzpatrick will also be with us to talk about the acting business. With over 50 film roles to his credit including parts in All My Children and Star Trek: Enterprise, Jim will be sharing his insight on what it takes to make a career in acting.

Clearwater beach will be full of live music, featuring local bands and bands traveling from across the country. You won't want to miss out on this festival!

For a great weekend full of music and film, head on over to the Clearwater Film and Music Festival next weekend! Get your tickets today!

Single film tickets are good for any scheduled block on Friday, Saturday or Sunday September 23, 24 or 25. Badges are only for Opening Night.

**All films will be shown at Duval Center at Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach. Please arrive at the show you want to attend at least 30 minutes prior to show time. Seating is first come first serve.

Have a wonderful evening! Check back throughout the week for Tampa Bay Film updates!