Playboy models Donna Spangler & Nicole Holland, are quickly becoming known as strong supporters of the inde film market. Most recently the dynamic duo, Spangler & Holland, founded the inaugural Beverly Hills Film TV & New Media festival for independent film makers all over the world and were touted as the hottest festival directors in the film festival business.
Holland and Spanglers goal was to create a positive festival experience where the creator would feel special and be able to benefit from the festival experience.
We wanted the artists to have a place that they could present their Film , TV & New Media formats in an exciting and glamorous setting, says Spangler.
"We also wanted the artists to have an environment where they could meet potential contacts in the industry expressed Holland.
Donna is not just another blonde as besides being a festival director, Donna is also an actress, author and producer. She is has a regular column in an eastern European magazine called Rouge and is known as their Hollywood connection.
Her partner, Nicole Holland is responsible for the scheduling and other important aspects of the festival. Besides being a veteran in producing festivals for over 10 years, Nicole owns and is a journalist for the respected IFQ magazine which is distributed for the festivals in parts of Europe and in the U.S. Independent Film Quarterly works hand in hand with the festivals to present indie films that may not get the opportunity to be seen otherwise. http://independentfilmquarterly. net/ifq-issues.html
Spangler says "Nicole is an integral part of the festival and along with her, I plan the social aspects of the festival and being a long-term Beverly Hills resident I also incorporate my people into the pot. The inaugural Festival included such A list stars such as Sharon Stone, Paul Sorvino, Seymour Cassell, Jackie Warner, Jenn Proske, internet and TV sensation Cindy Margolis, John Schneider, icon Joan Collins, Bai Ling, Deidre Hall, Joe Montegna, Donna Mills, Natassja Kinski, Patricia Heaton, Amy Stiller and many more. It was a week-long festival that included people and selections from all over the world including the Czech Republic, Italy, England, France, and others.
Nicole explained that all the selections were chosen from a large number of entries. The festival website http://www.bhfilmtvnewmedia. com/
Together the duo is working for excellence and hopes to build the festival to the glamour and size of the Cannes Film Festival.