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The W.S.W. Foundation, 501(c)(3), is very proud to produce as well as announce the First Annual: Beach Cities Inspirational Film Festival,  "A grain of sand is more than a small pathway to Hollywood ~ it's a digital beginning!"  tm.

This unique kind of Film Festival is scheduled to take place April 25-28, 2019 (Four Days) and highlights Student Films, Documentaries, as well as Commercial Feature Films (which include the depiction of a character who is afflicted with emotional, mental, or physical challenges.) The character does not have to be the star of the movie, the focus of the movie, nor do they have to be a main character.

A Challenge/Disability/Handicap is any condition of the body or mind (impairment) that makes it more difficult for the person with the condition to do certain activities (activity limitation) and interact with the world around them (participation restrictions.)  The inspirational aspect of the character is positive, uplifting, and emotionally moving.

The Social Media Contest - will Begin on February 14, 2018 & End on February 15, 2018 for the 2019 Beach Cities Inspirational Film Festival. Become - "The Sorcerer of Social Media."

Guidelines & Rules

   ENTRY – No purchase necessary to enter or win. Participants will enter by using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The more likes the participants get the higher chance they will get to win. Each and every posting


There is an age requirement for Participants. The submitter must be at least 18 years old, (under age requires parent approval.) Parental documents must be submitted directly to BCIFF producer (W.S.W. Foundation) using:


Participants can enter by using the social media services in the following manor:

  • Facebook – Facebook users must perform the following actions to be considered:

  • “Like” - "BeachCitiesInspirationalFilmFestival" page

  • “Follow” - William Sherman (WSW Foundation)

  • “Share” the contest post

  • Twitter – Twitter users must perform the following actions to be considered:

  • “Follow” @BCIFilmFestival

  • “Favorite” the contest tweet

  • “Re-tweet” the contest tweet also by using our hashtag #BCIFF2019

  • Instagram – Instagram users must perform all the following action to be considered:

  • “Follow” bci.filmfestival

  • “Like” the contest post

  • “Re-post” the post using our hashtag  #BCIFF2019. Please don’t forget to tag us.


  • Entries - must send an e-mail, ( stating: They have entered the contest, Name, E-mail Address, Telephone Number and Age.


  •  Employee's and Family members of the BCIFF, WSW Foundation, as well as Sponsors of the Film Festival are not eligible to participate in this contest.



Prizes & Certificate

  • Win - "A Ticket to a movie @ BCIFF."


Contest - Start Date, Enter & Cut Off 

  • Submissions open: February 14, 2018.

  • Ends: February 15, 2018 @ 6 pm.

(Become: "The Sorcerer of Social Media")

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