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Gala: 2014 Retrospective

With the year 2014 in its final weeks, we thought it would be fit to look back at what’s been accomplished in the last 12 months and share our plans for a brand new look and enhanced Gala service in 2015! How we’re coming together to create something better We’ve doubled in size! –  Our partner list […]

Spotlight on SDAFF

San Diego Asian Film Festival, now in its 15th year, has grown to become the largest exhibition of Asian cinema in the western United States. For its 15th Anniversary, SDAFF will showcase over 140 films from 21 countries with screenings all over San Diego. This month, they’ve shared with us their excitement over festival season, […]

5 Simple Ways to Grow Your Festival

Increasing ticket sales and driving your social media presence is a huge challenge for many festivals. Think of your festival website as the first opportunity to drive up ticket sales and boost your your social followers. Are you using all the resources offered with your site? We’ve shared 5 of Gala’s features to help increase your social traffic […]

Gala Newsletter – August 2014

New Festivals! We are happy to welcome these newest additions to our list of festival partners: Arab Film Festival Wine Country Film Festival San Diego Latino Film Festival Salem Film Festival LA Comedy Shorts Asian American International Film Festival Vancouver Asian Film Festival Seattle Asian Film Festival LGBTFest Blue Bahr Film Festival New Feature! The […]

7 tips to showcase your festival

After years developing festival websites and being festival enthusiasts, we’ve come up with some great tools that you can use to best showcase what your festival has to offer, whether it’s a large or small event. We’ve developed the tools, but we know that alone isn’t enough, so we are highlighting 7 features and tips […]

CAAMFest 2013

Last night we celebrated opening night of CAAMFest, an 11-day food, music and film festival organized by the Center For Asian American Media (CAAM), that takes place in San Francisco and Berkeley, California. CAAMFest is a special festival for me because it’s where I first discovered the potential of a festival to change peoples’ lives. […]

Version 2.0 has arrived!

After months of a grueling rewrite, we’re excited to announce that version 2.0 of our festival engine is here. Some of the new features include: A brand new theme with many, many options for customizing the look of your site — without needing to know any code. You can: Select from 13 base color/font schemes change the page background […]