Velvet Candy Entertainment is so proud to announce that BOTH of it's first two co-productions, SOCKET and SCREENING PARTY have been accepted into OUTFEST!!! Outfest: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival – founded in 1982 - is the oldest and largest continuous film festival in Southern California. Since its founding in 1982, Outfest has presented more than 4,000 films and videos for audiences of over half a million people. Celebrating it's 25th year, OUTFEST will run July 12-23 at several Los Angeles theaters. We will post info about the event and our screening as it becomes available.
Visit OUTFEST for more info.


SOCKET: WORLD PREMIERE in Philadelphia!!!

Philly is known as The City of Brotherly Love (from the Greek: philos "loving" and adelphos "brother"), so where better for SOCKET to have it's World Premiere screening? The Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Philadelphia, PA! Founded in 1995, the event is the third largest of its kind in the US, and the largest on the East Coast. It takes place every year for two weeks in July and shows as many as 200 films. SOCKET will screen twice: Saturday, July 14 @ 9:30PM @ The Wilma Theater and Sunday, July 15 @ 5:00 @ The Arts Bank. There is a juried competition for best features and shorts (gay male and lesbian) as well as audience awards, selected by the viewers. The festival runs July 12-24. We at Velvet Candy Entertainment and our co-Socketeers at Dark Blue Films are so proud to be chosen to be part of such a prestigious and exciting event. We will have more news about the Film Festival and the SOCKET premiere shortly.
Visit PHILLYFESTS for more info.


SOCKET: The Cast & Crew Screening

All the stars were out on Wednesday, April 25th, when SOCKET had it's first ever private screening (attended by cast & crew and a few select friends & family).

Here is producer/production designer Doug Prinzivalli with the handsome co-stars Derek Long and Matthew Montgomery.

Here are the producers. Matt Mishkoff, writer/director Sean Abley, John Carrozza and camera-shy Doug Prinzivalli.

Here's Doug ("I hate having my picture taken") Prinzivalli again with cast members Derek Long, Bridgette Wright, Matthew Montgomery, Victor Lopez and Alisha Seaton.