Eric Vollweiler, Fundraising

WFA Team Member

Eric Vollweiler graduated from Emerson College in 2003 with a Bachelors Degree in Management Communications. In the film and entertainment industry, he has worked in a variety of areas which include event development and production. Eric has led the charge of advertising and business development for the “DIY Convention, Do it Yourself, in Film, Music & Book.” He also showed his support with the “Los Angeles Family Magazine.” He raised over $100,000 to produce the “Youth Actors Expo” in Sherman Oaks, CA. He also has produced and facilitated sponsorship, advertising and celebrity booking for “Silver Lake Film Festival,” “Pan African Film & Arts Festival, “The Now Casting Film Festival, ” Indi Slate and “Film Festival Reporters’ party at Sundance,” “Moving Pictures Magazine,” “Tribeca Film Festival party.”The Film Festival Summit in Las Vegas and THE GREAT NEW WONDERFUL Premiere at the Angelica Film Center in Manhattan.

Eric has co-produced the Ed Wood Film Festival in Albany and Ruff Cutz Indie Film Conference in Boston and Waltham, MA. Eric was associated and produced the Film, Stage & Showbiz Expo in Manhattan (currently, known as the Showbiz Expo in NY and LA). He produced the Marina del Rey Film Festival and Culver City Film Festival in California. In Albany, NY Eric was in charge of the marketing and public relations for the Capital Cinema Cultural Exchange and Eric produced the Asbury Short Film Concert in Albany and Manhattan.

In 2016, Eric was the marketing and advertising consultant for the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival, the marketing director for the Marina del Rey Film Festival in California and is working on his next project, the marketing and advertising consultant for the 2017 Winter Film Awards in Manhattan. The long-term goal in this current career to help the film industry continue to succeed on a daily basis.

Interested in sponsoring a Winter Film Awards event?  Eric can be reached at (818) 445-4659 /

About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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