Virginia Film Festival Announces Its Inaugural Pre-Oscar Bash

February 01, 2007

Feb. 1, 2007 -- To kick-off the 20th Anniversary Virginia Film Festival year, the festival announces its inaugural Pre-Oscar Bash: The Red Carpet Event of the Year. The unforgettable night of glamour, good food and great entertainment will be held the night before the Oscars, Saturday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. at The X Lounge, located in the Glass Building at 313 Second St. S.E. in Charlottesville. The evening will include an awards ceremony in which the Oscar choices of the Charlottesville community will be announced, as well as a silent auction, dancing and plenty of surprises.


Charlottesvilles Oscars will be announced at the Pre-Oscar Bash. Starting Feb. 1, the festival will distribute Charlottesvilles Oscars ballots in The Hook and on the Film Festival Web site. Ballot boxes will be placed throughout the city and county and locations will be announced soon on Votes must be dropped in a ballot box by Feb. 19. All voters will be entered to win two All Access Passes to the 20th Anniversary Virginia Film Festival in fall 2007. Charlottesvilles Oscars will be awarded at the party and the winner of the AA Passes will be announced in the March 1 issue of The Hook.


Pre-Oscar Bash tickets will be available by phone at (434) 982-4543 and through the mail via the online order form at Mastercard and VISA are accepted.

Individual ticket: $100

Upstairs Table: $2,500 (includes a private table for eight, access to a private bar, VIP service and eight swag bags)

Downstairs Table: $1,500 (includes a private table for six and VIP service)

All proceeds benefit the Virginia Film Festival.

Call Patrick Webb at (434) 982-4543 to purchase tickets or inquire about table availability.

For more information call (434) 982-5277, email or visit