OUR MISSION To enrich our community by providing a forum to present and discuss independent films and educate film enthusiasts, especially young people, about the artistic, business, and creative processes of independent filmmaking. WHAT WE DO Present a five day film festival that is open to the public and invited guests. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE • Networking opportunities for filmmakers to connect with other attendees. • Film screenings, with filmmaker question-and-answer sessions. • Panel discussions. • Presentations of student-made films especially by local students. • Awards and recognition DONATIONS Please make checks payable to: Borrego Festivals Foundation.
ABOUT THE BORREGO FESTIVALS FOUNDATION The Foundation was formed by the Chamber & Visitors Bureau in 2012 to better meet the needs of the community as an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit charity. The BFF operates with a purpose to promote the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the community of Borrego Springs, California by funding, organizing and promoting sports and recreation, visual and performing arts, and volunteer motivation and leadership development for projects and programs that contribute to the civic, cultural and educational advancement of Borrego Springs and its area communities. 2015-2016 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Dan Wright, President Fred Jee, Vice President Linda Haddock, Secretary Joan Leopold, Treasurer LuAnn Boylan, Director