DigiFest Temecula 2021
Friday, April 16 | 7pm – 9:30pm
7:30pm – 8:30pm Speaker: G. Anthony Joseph
G Anthony Joseph guest stars on top TV network series and has produced several movies. G Anthony Joseph will soon be seen in the feature film Wizardream co-starring with Malcolm McDowell and Ellia English.
8:30pm – 9:30pm Screenings
Saturday, April 17 | 2pm – 7pm
2:20pm – 3:20pm Workshop: Hayden Evans
Enjoy the *retrotastic* flair of Southern California throughout Hayden’s artwork; from creepy creatures to colorful caricatures of some of your favorite cultural characters – full of charm, kitsch, and endearing irreverence.
4pm – 5pm Speaker: Ashley Eakin
Born in California and raised in Nebraska, Ashley Eakin is a writer-director based out of Los Angeles. She was most recently selected for the Powderkeg Fuse Incubator, curated by Paul Feig, in addition to the 2021 Commercial Directors Diversity Program. Last year she was 1 of 8 women selected for the AFI Directing Workshop for Women and her project SINGLE was selected for the 2020 SXSW Film Festival and received the Special Jury Recognition Award.
5:30pm – 7pm Screenings
Sunday, April 18 | 11am – 6pm
11:20am – 12:20pm Speaker: Erin La Rosa
Erin La Rosa is the Social Media Director for Amazon Prime Video and the former Deputy Editorial Director for BuzzFeed. Storytelling has always been a passion for Erin, and she has performed in such storytelling series as MORTIFIED, “Funny but True” at the LA Times Book Festival, and Sunday Night Sex Talks. Her fiction has been published on Storychord and Funny or Die.
12:30pm – 1:00pm Workshop: Tommy Wilson
Professional Athlete with the New York Mets and digital artist Tommy Wilson will share with you his philosophy of striving for perfection, while realizing that the beauty of art is in the imperfection.
1:00pm – 2:00pm Screenings
2:00p – 5:00pm Animation Workshop: Van Phan
Van’s credits include Aqua Man, Harry Potter, Shrek2, Madagascar, Stuart Little 2, Ice Age 3, John Carter, Uncharted, How to Train Your Dragon (pilot), Oz the Great and Powerful, Thor, Alice and Wonderland, Skylanders, NBA2K17, Captain America Civil War, and various other projects including award-winning VR projects screened at the Tribeca, Cannes and Venice Film Festival.
4:30pm – 5:00pm Comedian Tom Kelly
Don’t miss this stand up comedian best known for his work as a “warm up comic” at ABC’s The View, Good Morning America, The $100,000 Pyramid and America’s Got Talent
5:00pm – 6pm Fifth Annual Digi Awards Ceremony
Find out who wins an honorable mention, people’s choice, or a Digi Award! Requires an All-Access, Digi Awards, or Sunday + Digi Awards Pass to attend.