The Palm Springs International Film Festival will be held in Palm Springs, California January 5 through January 16, 2012. This will be the 23rd annual festival held in Palm Springs. More than 200 films will be shown, from more than 60 different countries. There will also be a number of special events and receptions where visitors will meet and mingle to talk over festival films and other films they have seen or plan to see. The Palm Springs Convention Center will host the Black Tie Awards Gala on Saturday, January 7, 2012. The Opening Night Gala Party will be held at the Palm Springs Art Museum. Film submissions are accepted for the festival, but the cut off date for submissions has already passed. Sponsorships are welcome, and there are advertising opportunities available with the festival.
Tickets for the festival are available online at www.psfilmfest.org or by telephone at 1-800-898-7256. General admission tickets are $11.00, with packs of six available for $54.00. Individual seats for the Black tie Awards Gala are $350.00, and seats are also available by table. Opening night tickets, along with the reception to follow are $60.00. Closing night tickets, with reception, are $50.00. Other passes, including the Benefactor Pass, the Concierge Pass, and the Platinum Pass are available for different prices.
Visit www.psfilmfest.org to read more about the festival. The film line up will not be released until December 23, 2011. Details on travel and accommodations are also provided on the festival website, including rental cars, host hotels, and non-host hotels. Hotel rates vary widely, and some hotels are offering special festival rates. The website also shows a festival guide and festival news.
Palm Springs offers an abundance of visitor accommodations, with hotels and resorts, camping, and mobile home parks. Palm Springs is a fabulous tourist destination, with many attractions, both natural and commercial. The shopping is elegant, and the dining exquisite.
Palm Springs is also known for vacation rentals These are private homes offered by owners for vacation rental. There are condominiums, townhomes, houses, and even estate homes. Vacation rentals are available for just a weekend, or for a week or longer. All the amenities and comforts of a home are provided. Vacation rental shopping convenience is provided by Palm Springs Rental Agency, a real estate agency that specializes in promoting and leasing vacation rentals. Visit their website at www.palmspringsrentals.com. Details on more than one hundred vacation rentals are provided on the website, and it is possible to find a property and make leasing arrangements from the website. Rentals range from budget condominiums to estate homes. Use the Rental Quick Search tool on the home page to view properties, and check availability and pricing. Photographs are provided of every available home.