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Magfest FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT

By Shawn Scott Smith| November 30, 2012 | Comments Off on Magfest FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT

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*MAGFEST* ANNOUNCES A NEW FILM FESTIVAL ATTRACTION FOR ITS JANUARY
2013 EVENT

*Washington DC, VA, MD – November 28th, 2012* – MAGFest, the
Music And Gaming Festival, has always been known for bringing together
all aspects of the video game fan community to host the most
all-encompassing gaming event possible. This year, MAGFest sets their
sights on the silver screen by adding their very own film festival:
Games on Film.

Usually known for its non-stop gaming and concerts, the upcoming 11th
annual *MAGFest* will also be the debut year for Games on Film, and
will take place January 3rd -6th, 2013, right next to Washington,
D.C.. Over a dozen features will be screened, including full length
feature films, web series, and sneak peeks at new attractions on the
horizon.

In addition to the screenings, there will also be Q&A with the film
creators, discussion on topics related to the films, as well as both
tabletop and video game tournaments to coincide with the film
screenings. You can check out our official teaser trailer
<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uOA0sibxIk>
and press release flyer
<http://magfest.org/MAGFest_Games_on_Film.pdf>

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The full line up for MAGFest 11’s Games on Film is:

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang (A MAGFest Exclusive!)
<http://www.gametrailers.com/videos/6qb8pj/minecraft-documentary-kickstarter>

Beyond the Game (World Premiere!)
<http://vimeo.com/animatronicackbar/beyondthegame>

Ecstacy of Order: The Tetris Masters
<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTK6MnPa8Zo>

Get Lamp <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzOPVe7Usms>

Going Cardboard <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6cCw7nJ_wk>

Indie Game: The Movie <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhaT78i1x2M>

More than a Game <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9S3xSEzk40>

Machinima Expo <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xvZKUiy2TY>

Journey Quest 2 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCsRfIGTx4Y>

Mario Warfare <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3DYIGFeTzc>

Standard Action <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BH4u9B-9uT8>

Video Game Theater <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9_m_m8C-QA>

Sneak Peek – Arcade: A Documentary
Sneak Peek – Inside the Dragon’s Lair <http://vimeo.com/37600315>

Sneak Peek – The Space Invaders
<http://player.vimeo.com/video/51635110>

Sneak Peek – Zach Cooper’s Epic Speed Run

About MAGFest:

MAGFest, The Music And Gaming Festival, is an annual event in the
Washington D.C./Virginia/Maryland area dedicated to the celebration of
video games and video game music. Each year, MAGFest offers 24-hour
console, arcade, and PC game rooms, over twelve live video game cover
bands, chiptunes, a vendors area, and guest speakers from the video
game industry and fan scene. It also features a “JamSpace” available
to all attendees for impromptu music performances. Numerous other
events are scheduled each day. The 11th annual MAGFest, or MAGFest 11
for short, is scheduled for January 3-6 2013. For more details
regarding MAGFest, contact Nick Marinelli, MAGFest press and public
relations director, press@magfest.org.

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