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Closing Night Gala - short films and The Gertie Awards presented + drink ticket ($22 add-on)
Friday Night Poolside Party
Agent / Manager Pitch add-ons available at $15 each
The Closing Night Gala will be on September 28, 2024 with screenings of the five selected short films in between awarding The Gertie to the winners of our Writing Contests (not announced until that night!).
Here you can buy a pass for the Closing Gala ONLY, which is a great chance for cast and crew to see their short film on the big screen to a packed house!
Our adorable, partnering hotel is THE SHORT STORIES HOTEL (how could we resist?) with a discounted rate + waived $25 amenity fee. Call and book using "The Gertrude Conference" code.
The Palisociety Hotel in West Hollywood ($$$) with 10% if you book after Dec. 15 - ask when booking,
Park Plaza ($$$), Beverly Laurel motor inn ($$), the Banana Bungalows ($)
>> Please call them to book <<
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