The Promotion People - VIFF Red Carpet Party
This exclusive event, hosted by Entertainment Tonight Canada’s Rick Campanelli, will take place September 27, 2014 at the exclusive Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver.

On Saturday, September 27th, Lighthouse Pictures will roll out the red carpet at the Sutton Place Hotel for their Annual Red Carpet Film Party during the Vancouver International Film Festival. Always the hottest party at the festival featuring A-List filmmakers, producers, and actors, the event is a must for festival partygoers and industry VIP’s.

This year Rick Campanelli, as seen on Entertainment Tonight Canada, will be back to host the red carpet movie party during the Festival!  Media are invited to attend the red carpet to interview and photograph celebrities between 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. The party will continue until 1:00 a.m.

This VIP Party, presented by Lighthouse Pictures in conjunction with event partners Hennessy, William F. White Int’l, Bridge Studios, Finale Editworks, Multimedia Risk, Heineken and Sim Group will consist of industry decision makers and will bring together incredible cinema, amazing fashion and music. With a reputation as being the best party during the Vancouver International Film Festival, this is an event you do not want to miss.

Annual RED Carpet Film Party during the VIFF
When:  Saturday, September 27th, 2014
8:00pm to 10:00pm – Red Carpet hosted by Rick Campanelli
8:00pm to 1:00am   – VIP Party

Where: Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver
845 Burrard St., Vancouver, BC

Lighthouse Pictures is a venture that specializes in producing genre and mid- to small-budget film and television projects. Lighthouse is helmed by industry leaders Shawn Williamson and Jamie Goehring.

Lighthouse, with offices located at the Bridge Studios in Vancouver BC, provides development, production, and post-production services. With a reputation for producing high quality pictures despite tight budgets and tough circumstances, we are already booking projects for 2015.

In 2012, Lighthouse produced the high-octane feature film THE PACKAGE (Steve Austin and Dolph Lundgren), FINDING MRS. CLAUS (Mira Sorvino and Will Sasso), TWIST OF FAITH starring 6-time Grammy award winning artist Toni Braxton and Mykelti Williamson (Forrest Gump), and THE WISHING TREE which premiered as Hallmark Channel’s highest rated original movie of the year. In 2013, Lighthouse produced its first foray into the horror genre with SCARECROW (Lacey Chabert). Lighthouse also produced LET IT SNOW (Candace Cameron-Bure) which garnered enough viewers to make it the 2nd highest watched film in the history of the Hallmark Channel and THE COLOR OF RAIN which became Hallmark Movie Channel’s highest rated and most watched original film in network history. Lighthouse projects received nominations for 9 Leo Awards in 2013, including for “Best Television Movie” and “Best Direction” for COLOR OF RAIN, while SCARECROW won in the category of “Best Overall Sound”. In 2014, Lighthouse has already produced two independent features that are both slated for 2015 releases, the thrillers DAMAGED starring Chris Klein and THE VANISHING starring Jodelle Ferland and Neal McDonough.

With a production team that has decades of experience in the film business, Lighthouse is able to leverage our numerous relationships in the industry to provide feature film quality on smaller budgets.

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Immortality by Howard Seiden

In our attempt to have a secure future, we forget about the present.

I realize that it’s summer and that you’re probably
enjoying life immensely. But today I’m in a serious
mood. Its not my intention to ruin your good time. I
simply think that when our climate predisposes us to
be happy, it’s the best time for us to remember that
there’s much more to life – and to health – than our
own happiness.

Every day people die. Because I’m a physician, death
is more a part of my life than it is of yours. Yet I know
that it is not the end of a person’s existence. What he
or she has accomplished lives on. I don’t mean the
material things. Most of us won’t design buildings,
create works of art, or leave lots of money. What we
will leave are memoires that have the potential to live
in the hearts and mind s of others, often for generations.

It bothers me that so many of us lose track of the fact
that our physical existences are finite. We carry on
from day to day, living for ourselves and the important
goals we’ve set. In our attempt to have a secure
future, we forget about the present.

Our main sin is neglect. We neglect to make it know
how warmly we feel about our relatives, lovers,
friends and co‐workers. Every day I see patients
depressed because their loved ones show them no
love, or upset because their bosses treat them like
disposable diapers. I can’t phone the offenders to tell
them how adversely they’re affecting these people. I
can only try to convert the guilty in print.

How many of us take our loved ones for granted? We
assume they know we love them. We may even tell
them we love them. But how often do we show
them? There is so much more to communication than
the spoken word Spending time with them is one way
of making our feelings known. So is the occasional hug
or unexpected kiss.

Remembering anniversaries, birthdays, Mother’s and
Father’s Days is not enough. We have the power to
make any day special. All we have to do is put
someone else ahead of ourselves for a few minutes. 
Remarkably, it doesn’t even have to be done every day.

And how many employers and supervisors take their
workers for granted? We all need to feel wanted and
appreciated; we should be praised for our good work
if we’re going to be scolded for our mistakes. 
Authority figures often forget that their success is
dependent upon the efforts of those below them in
the pecking order. Yet “thank you” or “well done”
seem to be words we have trouble saying.

What all this has to do with death is simple. If you
died tomorrow, how many loose ends would you
leave? How many people would recall memories
other than the ones you intended them to have?
Please take some time to show people that you care,
that you love them, that they matter. I know it isn’t
easy, but try to listen, to communicate, to enjoy one
another and life.

There’s no finer time to start than summer. You’ll not
only feel better, you’ll be buying the best and
cheapest insurance available: a fulfilling lifetime from
which nothing less than wonderful memories will live on.