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Yelp Orlando Rocks The VIP Lounge @ 2012 Florida Film Festival



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Every year the Florida Film Festival premieres the best in current independent and foreign cinema. And this year they celebrated their 21st anniversary by bringing Orlando more of the best. With over 160 cutting-edge films, 100 visiting filmmakers, plenty of special guests, and non-stop events, this festival rocked Orlando for 10-days filled with Film, Food, and Fun.

Yelp Orlando had the pleasure of premiering the Yelp VIP Lounge during this 10 day fest where Filmmakers, guests and yelpers had a relaxing place to meet up and cool down for an exclusive, VIP experience. Open daily at the Festival, various sponsors set the stage for a truly relaxing experience. 

EuroLiving set the ambiance with providing amazingly loungy furniture that brought a feel of MIA to ORL. We raffled off 10 days worth of Yelp goodie baskets including rare Yelp swag, gifts certificates and FUC items! Relaxation was brought to us by the talented massage therapists of Balance Massage and Structural Bodywork. Henna by Beachcombers BazaarMaria Bolton CaricaturesSee Live Magic and In Style Hair provided fun and pleasure to all those who checked into the loungeNawganHonest Tea and 5HR Energy kept everyone hydrated and cool. 

SNAP! Studio Booth captured tons of great photos from the event and premiered their new photostrip booth; encapsulated all the fun from opening night throughout tons of featured events during the fest. Check out all of the photos here

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 Among the directors, producers and actors hitting up the Yelp VIP Lounge, the filmakers of Dead Dad, Dog Years, Hide Away and Renee were regulars and showed much love and support. They made the Yelp VIP lounge not only a place to relax, but a great place to connect with their fans and spread the word about their amazing films. Indie Cinema Showcase, a brand new show that spotlights the independent film community in Florida as well as feature the talent of filmmakers from all over the state, made the Yelp VIP Lounge their interview home base. Such a great vibe! 

A huge thanks to the Orlando Yelp community for the support of this awesome event. We rocked UYE: Taco Tuesday (make sure to check out an exclusive interview here), an Elite after party, Sunday Funday, Movie Trivia Night and a @YelpOrlando tweetup. Such a fabulous ten days! Hope to see you again next year!

If you want to catch more of the event buzz, hop over to the event listing to read all about the excitement from your fellow yelpers. Check out all of the photos on the Florida Film Festival site, our YelpOrlando Facebook page and our Flickr page! 

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Until next time,
SYOY,

Colleen B.

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