The Creative Coalition Announces Call For Entries 2011 Spotlight Initiative Awards

Honors Art and Craft of Independent Film

New York, NY (December 14, 2010):  The Creative Coalition is accepting submissions for The 2011 Spotlight Initiative Awards to be held on Monday evening, January 24th, during the upcoming film festival in Park City, Utah. The Spotlight Initiative Awards honor films, actors, and filmmakers featured in this year’s festival that leverage the broad platform of the silver screen to bring attention to important national and global issues.

Past award winners include: Quentin Tarantino, Barry Levinson, Ewan McGregor, Alejandro Amenábar, Lee Daniels, Melissa Leo, Elijah Wood, Adrian Grenier, Zach Braff and Tony Goldwyn, among others.

To submit films and talent for consideration, please send an EPK or other relevant information to Liviya Kraemer at Screeners may be sent to The Creative Coalition c/o Liviya Kraemer; 105 Madison Avenue; 11th Floor; New York, New York, 10016.

The Creative Coalition ( is the premiere nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance, primarily public education, the First Amendment, and arts advocacy. Actors Dana Delany and Tim Daly serve as the organization’s Co-Presidents.

The Spotlight Initiative was launched in 2008 by The Creative Coalition to support independent films with messages that make a positive difference in the world.


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The Creative Coalition

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