Win a VIP Trip!




Grand Prize Winner:

Chad & Jenn Mellon

Runner-Up Winners:

William Kendall & Shannon Weel


Correctly Answer 3 trivia questions

1. What film earned Sharon Stone an Oscar
    nomination for Best Actress?

2. What is horror director Wes Craven’s top
     grossing film ever?

3. Before she was famous, what iconic film star lived on Catalina with her 1st husband?

No purchase necessary.

This contest has ended, special thanks to:

Contest Sponsors

Festival Sponsors

Accommodation Sponsors

Hotel Metropole
Seaport Village Inn
Hotel Catalina
La Paloma Los Flores
Hermosa Hotel
Catalina Island Aurora Hotel & Spa
Casa Mariquita
Hamilton Cove

Contest Rules


Clear blue water and coastal breezes provide the perfect backdrop for the annual event that takes over famed Catalina Island September 28-October 2, 2016. Benefitting the Catalina Island Conservancy, this year’s Catalina Film Festival will showcase 90 feature and short-length domestic and international films, nightly parties, exclusive events, and awards. Recent honorees include Nicolas Cage, Sharon Stone, William H. Macy, Andy Garcia, Jon Favreau, Patricia Arquette, Kristin Davis, Mena Suvari, Kate Bosworth, Stan Lee and more.


Plus, the annual Catalina Film & New Media Summit, with top-tier industry vets from L.A. Times, Entertainment Weekly, Eyes Wide Shut, Minority Report, Rotten Tomatoes, and more!  You can buy passes now at


To win tickets and a VIP trip to the event, you must correctly answer three questions at This Contest, brought to you by Firebrand Media, FabTV, Stanfield Real Estate of HÔM Sotheby’s International Realty, and supported by Newport Beach Independent, Laguna Beach Independent, Newport Beach Magazine, Laguna Beach Magazine, Pacific Coast Magazine and Winners must answer all questions correctly. In the event of a tie, winners will be selected randomly from the pool of correct entries. Good luck! Below are more of the Official Rules.


ELIGIBILITY: This contest is open to those who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and live in the United States of America and who follow the Contest rules and who have Internet access. Employees of Firebrand Media, FabTV and Stanfield Real Estate (the Sponsors) its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and internet agencies and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply to this contest promotion. By entering this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these Official Rules or the Contest itself. You also agree to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsor or its designees, whose decisions are final and binding. By entering the contest, you agree to release the all related parties from all responsibility or liability for damages, losses or injuries of any kind resulting from participation in the Contest or any prize-related activities, if any, or any awarding, possession, use and/or misuse of prize(s), if any, awarded herein. There is no cash alternative to the prize. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.


HOW TO ENTER: Beginning September 23, 2016 at 12:00am PST follow the complete submissions at before 11:59pm on September 28, 2016. Entries received after this date and time will not be considered. Entrants participating in this Contest agree to be bound by these Official Rules.


WINNERS: The one (1) Grand Prize winner and two (2) Runner-Up Prize winners will be announced at and via the official Instagram, Facebook and Twitter pages of Sponsor and will be directed to email [email protected] in order to collect the prize. The winners will be selected by Sponsor, which reserves the right to select winners based on rules. The decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters relating to this competition. If a winner cannot be contacted within 8 hours another will be chosen. The prize is not transferable and there is no cash alternative.

  • One Grand Prize containing: Two (2) VIP Passes (5-day), ALS Limo ground transportation service to and from helipad in Long Beach, round trip helicopter flights by Island Express (IEX), on-island shuttle service, and overnight accommodations for Friday 9/30 & Saturday 10/1
  • Two Runner-Up Prizes containing: Cinema and Party Pass (full festival)

See for more information on pass benefits.


GENERAL RULES: No Purchase Necessary. Go online to for full contest rules and information. Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters related to this Contest. All entrants further grant to Sponsor, and its partners, the right to use and publish their social handle(s) in print, and in any other media print or digital media, granting Sponsor a royalty-free license to display, retain and modify all submissions. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, photos and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. No substitution or transfer of prize by winner permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that the advertised prize is unavailable. All applicable income taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. By entering, entrants and their respective parents or legal guardians release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this competition or any prize won. By participating in this promotion, entrants and their respective parents or legal guardians agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the judges’ decisions, which are final. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer or in the announcement of the prize. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, inaccurate or damaged entries. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the promotion if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the program; or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the program as determined by Sponsor/judging agency/administrator, in their sole discretion.


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