Friday, April 10, 2009

Hollywood entertainers participating in Urban Dreams Film Festival

Stacey McClain 

Kenneth Dixon

Bentley Kyle Evans

Mark Adam Woods

(ONTARIO, Calif.) Hollywood TV and film producers Bentley Kyle Evans, Gus Blackmon and Stacey McClain will be participating in the Inland Empire’s First Annual Urban Dreams Filmworks Festival.

This unprecedented two-day event offers aspiring filmmakers the unique opportunity to showcase their talent and get recognized by Hollywood’s most revered entertainment professionals.

Industry leaders will lend their expertise to aspiring filmmakers who want to get their start in the entertainment industry. The festival will take place at the Ontario Convention Center June 19th and June 20th 2009. It is the first of its kind and is a major opportunity for new filmmakers in the Inland Empire and around the world who desire to excel in the industry.

Applicants can expect to showcase their skills as well as learn some new ones from Hollywood’s top TV and film executives who will be teaching seminars in scriptwriting, music video production and choosing actors. Expert entertainment financial planner Terrell Hickman will also be conducting a finance seminar.

Other notable entertainment professionals participating in the festival include singer Mark Wood, the original singer of Lakeside. Judges for the festival will include actor and producer Anthony Herron, who will also teach a screenwriting class. Ken Dickson, a Warner executive producer with an acting background in stage, TV and film productions, will also be at the event.

Erick Benson, Founder of The Urban Dreams Filmworks Festival, adds, “Stacey McLain-Fields has been a head writer for ‘The Parkers’ sitcom, and “The Jamie Foxx Show.” Fields was also a screenwriter of a B.E.T. Movie of the Week and a story editor for a decade or more. Stacey will be an award presenter and will hold a seminar on Writing for Television.”

For further information on festival events, submission guidelines and fees, student entries, seminar offerings and more, please visit or call (909) 268-5303.

About Urban Dreams Filmworks
The founder of Ontario, California’s Urban Dreams Filmworks Inc., is Erick Benson.
He created Urban Dreams Filmworks as a cutting-edge film company to write and produce quality films with positive messages. The goal is to expose the world to stories that can change lives and create tomorrow’s horizons today.