LOVEFiLM ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNER OF 55th BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL
LOVEFiLM has been announced as an official media partner for the 55th BFI London Film Festival (12th – 27th October), and will give film lovers everywhere behind the scenes access to all the glamour and excitement of the 16 day event.
The 55th annual festival also marks five years of the successful partnership between LOVEFiLM – Europe’s largest subscription service, streaming movies and TV episodes over the internet and sending DVDs by post – and the BFI.
LOVEFiLM will kick off a full programme of activity to mark the start of the festival with daily video diaries, exclusive access to talent and reviews of all the major films showing.
Film fans will be offered the chance to win tickets to exclusive screenings, including the opportunity to attend the prestigious opening and closing night films and can get involved via LOVEFiLM’s interactive blog site, where they will be encouraged to discuss this year’s festival line-up.
As in previous years, the LOVEFiLM editorial team (@LOVEFiLM) will be blogging and tweeting live from the festival, bringing followers all the latest news, photos, video content and film reviews, plus interviews with actors and directors. All the content will be housed on LOVEFiLM’s dedicated London Film Festival blog, as well as being included in the weekly newsletter which is received by more than a million members.
LOVEFiLM Editor Helen Cowley said: “LOVEFiLM’s partnership with the BFI and the Festival means that, for the fourth year running, we can give film fans front row seats, in both a virtual and real sense, to all the best and most exciting parts of one of Europe’s largest film festival. Our dedicated film blog means readers can experience the festival with us, as it happens.”