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Hot Springs Film Festival Receives $5K for Diversity Sidebar

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/12/2016 1:51 pm

The Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences has awarded $5,000 of special support to the 2016 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival through the Academy’s FilmWatch program.

Film Chronicles Spring Training in Hot Springs

by Mark Carter 2/22/2016 12:00 am

“The First Boys of Spring” chronicles the story of how Hot Springs, with its famed therapeutic mineral baths, became a home for spring training from the 1880s through the 1930s.

Celebrity Guests Enhance Events, Challenge Organizers

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

One way to immediately take an event to the next level is by having celebrities present. And it may be easier than you think.

This Week's Hot Springs Film Fest Lineup

by Soirée Staff 10/12/2015 6:07 am

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival kicked off over the weekend. This year's lineup includes 147 documentary features and shorts.

Film Festivals Highlight Arkansas Culture, Put Cities in Display

by Alexis Hosticka 6/3/2015 8:33 am

In the last decade, the film industry has garnered increasing interest in Arkansas, as evidenced by the number of film festivals taking place across the state.

Movie Maker Magazine Names Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival One of the 'Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee'

by Jess Ardrey 4/14/2015 9:54 am

We’re big fans of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and it looks like we’re not the only ones.

Hollywood Producer Courtney Pledger Brings Film Talent to Arkansas Motion Picture Institute

by Todd Traub 3/16/2015 12:00 am

A veteran actor and successful producer, Pledger has plunged into AMPI the past two-plus years, growing the Little Rock Film Festival, helping the troubled Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and throwing AMPI’s weight and resources behind the state’s other fledgeling film festivals.

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Gets $10,000 Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2014 2:58 pm

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival has received a $10,000 grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

PHOTOS: Details from the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

by Jess Ardrey 10/14/2014 5:10 am

Based out of the Arlington Hotel in downtown Hot Springs, the HSDFF is known to pull in some bigwigs. Here's a look at the details.

The 23rd Annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Kicks Off Tonight

by Jess Ardrey 10/10/2014 7:11 am

So many films, so little time. Challenge accepted.

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Releases Key Highlights and Special Guests

by Jess Ardrey 9/12/2014 8:30 am

Back for a 23rd year, the HSDFF recently announced their opening and closing films, as well as a few other goodies. Don't miss this one, folks.

Lauren Wissot Joins Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival as Programming Director

by Lee Hogan 7/10/2014 7:30 am

The longest running, all-documentary film festival in North America has tapped Lauren Wissot, a film critic and journalist, as its new programming director. This year's fest is set for Oct. 10-19 at the Arlington Hotel.

Lauren Wissot Named Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival's Programming Director

by Lee Hogan 7/9/2014 3:24 pm

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival has named Lauren Wissot, a journalist and film critic, as its programming director. This year's festival is set for Oct. 10-19 at the Arlington Hotel.

Christopher Crane On the Incentives To Film in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2013 12:00 am

Since August 2007, Christopher Crane has been the state film commissioner, overseeing the promotion, recruitment and development of the state’s film industry by marketing Arkansas to a national and international film clientele. As film commissioner, he also is responsible for the statewide Digital Product & Motion Picture Incentive Program.

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Continues Through Sunday

by Lauren James 10/14/2013 8:00 am

The Arlington Hotel is the site of screenings and events for the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. The festival continues through Sunday (Oct. 20).

Filmmaker Courtney Pledger Named Executive Director of Arkansas Motion Picture Institute

by Karen Martin 8/16/2012 1:25 pm

Filmmaker and Little Rock native Courtney Pledger has been named executive director of the Arkansas Motion Picture Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 2011 to provide leadership in film education and support growth and excellence in film, television and digital media. Her first assignment: Interim director of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival planned for Oct. 12-21.

Hot Springs Film Institute, Hot Springs Chamber Aim to Preserve Documentary Film Festival

by Karen Martin 7/27/2012 12:49 pm

Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute and The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce are partnering to help the film institute stabilize its finances and host the 21st annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Oct. 12-21.

Hot Springs Has Eyes on New Talent

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2012 12:00 am

Historic city has plenty to attract cutting edge business, young workers.

Music & Movies: Two Festivals That Draw Fans and Artists

by Hot Springs Guest Guide Staff 1/9/2012 12:00 am

While Hot Springs is known for its cultural opportunities, two internationally acclaimed events each year mark it as a major “city of the arts”—the Hot Springs Music Festival and the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.