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LOL Jax Film Festival Premiers Aug 4 at Sun-Ray Cinema

Jacksonville, FL — It all started with a question while sitting in the back row of the Sun-Ray Cinema in Five Points, July 2016. “Think we can create a comedy film festival?” Monique Madrid asked her husband, filmmaker Adam Madrid. He did not answer her right away but instead pondered the question overnight before responding: he was onboard for the new adventure. From there, LOL (Laugh Out Loud/Love Our Locals) JAX Film Festival was born. The co-creators quickly recruited local stand-up comedian Jenn Weeks to host the event. Local filmmakers submitted their short films before the June 30, 2017 deadline …

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One Spark Is Here, But What Does It Mean for Jacksonville?

One Spark is the world’s largest crowdfunding festival. That’s not like a ‘world’s best coffee’ or ‘world’s best pizza’ type of moniker; it’s legit. The beauty of One Spark is that it was created organically by three Jacksonville residents who have a background as creatives. It’s not that founders , and lacked entrepreneurial chops, but that they founded the festival realizing the powerful coalescence of creative vision and business savvy. And it is that meaningful mixture that has made this such an important event for Jacksonville. has grown each year in attendance, activities and funding: 2013:  406 projects showcased, $250k …

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