Independent filmmaking has earned its place in the entertainment industry’s spotlight. The 9th Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival (HRIFF) returns to the New Beverly this December to screen their most extensive program to date, including new work from Bryce Dallas Howard and Ron Howard. HRIFF screens independent films, shorts and documentaries to honor the best in new filmmaking. Emerging filmmakers screen alongside the most accomplished names in Hollywood. This year it will take place Dec 3-12 th 2012 in Los Angeles, CA (Dec 3-5 at the New Beverly Cinema 7165 W. Beverly Blvd and Dec 6-12 at Bellvarado Studios 2107 Bellevue Avenue).
Recent guests and winners: Gerard Depardieu, Hilary Duff , Danny Masterson , Tyler Blackburn , Laura Prepon , Haylie Duff , Alex Meraz (Twilight), John Robinson (Lords of Dogtown), Jeremy Sisto , Gary Cole and Danny Strong (Mad Men).