OC Film Fiesta

2017 Film Fiesta Sponsor Packet
2017 Film Fiesta Website
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Launched in 2010, the OC Film Fiesta in Santa Ana is the premier cinematic celebration of Orange County's diversity and multicultural heritage.  Now in its eigth year, the OC Film Fiesta has featured an amazing array of films that connect county residents with their dyanmic international film heritages.

Each year, the Film Fiesta presents an award-winning selection of feature films, documentaries, short films and activities for a diverse audience of families, students, artists, professionals and lovers of cinema from throughout the county. The Film Fiesta has presented a stellar selection of award-winning films from the U.S., Mexico, Bolivia, Argentina, Korea and Guatemala.

In 2015, the Film Fiesta hosted the OC premiere of Peter Greenaway's Eisenstein in Guanajuato and commmissioned an original score for our presentation of the newly-restored lost Dolores Del Rio silent film Ramona, based on the beloved book by Helen Hunt Jackson.

In 2016, the Film Fiesta presented a retrospective of works by Bolivian naster filmmaker Jorge Sanjines and a tribute to Mexican singer/actor Juan Gabriel at the Bowers Museum, which featured actor Carlos Yorvick, and was covered y the national news media.

The OC Film Fiesta adds to the cultural vitality of downtown Santa Ana, promotes community involvement and deepens relationships with local cultural groups, businesses, colleges and the film industry.

The OC Film Fiesta brings Hollywood glamor to the heart of OC.  In its first five years, the OC Film Fiesta has screened more than 75 films and brought many special guests and stars to Santa Ana, including:

The OC Film Fiesta brings Hollywood glamor to the heart of OC.  In its first five years, the OC Film Fiesta has screened more than 75 films and brought many special guests and stars to Santa Ana, including:

Segio Arau, Director/Musician
Jesse Borrego
, Blood In Blood Out, Mi Vida Loca, Dexter
Andrew Steele
, Writer, Casa De Mi Padre, Head Writer Saturday Night Live
Phillip Rodriguez
, Director, The Rise and Fall of The Brown Buffalo, Ruben Salazar: Man in The Middle
Rick Najera
, Director, CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase, Latinologues
Jesse Borrego
, Blood In Blood Out, Mi Vida Loca, Dexter, Con Air
Mark Wilmore
, Producer, The Simpsons
Pepe Serna
, Buckaroo Banzai, Scarface, Man from Reno
Sylvia Morales
, Director, Chicana, the mother of Chicano Cinema
Yareli Arizmendi, Like Water for Chocolate, Mariachi Gringo
Miguel Rodarte, Saving Private Perez, Los Heroes del Norte
Walter von Borstel
, Saving Private Perez, Volando Bajo
Hector Jimenez
, Nacho Libre
Olga Segura
, White Knight
Kevin Farley
, The Straight Story
Jesse Baget
, White Knight
Teresa Suarez
, Que Le Dijiste a Dios
Ted Thomas
, Walt & El Grupo
The Radioactive Chicken Heads
, Rock Group
Sandra Robbie
, Mendez v. Westminster
Louie, Olivos, Jr.
, El Abuelo
Minh Duc Nguyen
, Touch
Alfredo Zapata
, grandson of Emiliano Zapata

Join us as a sponsor of the 2018 Film Fiesta or make a tax deductible donation, and be a part of this dynamic cinema celebration in the historic heart of downtown OC!

For information about 2018 OC Film Fiesta sponsorship opportunities, please contact Festival Director Victor Payan at 619-701-0073 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CLICK HERE to support the 2017 OC Film Fiesta with a tax deductible donation.

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Sponsorship Opportunities are available for the 2017 OC Film Fiesta. For more information, email victor@masamedia.org or call 619-701-0073.

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