MSN’s Wonderwall.com and Gen Art are joining forces for the 15th Anniversary of the Gen Art Film Festival. Running in New York City from April 7th – 13th, Gen Art features the New York premieres of films from such influential festivals as Sundance, SXSW, and Toronto. As part of the partnership, Wonderwall.com will be the official presenter of this year’s Stargazer Award and will screen the latest installment of their animated Celebritweets Theater series at the festival. Exclusive coverage (including photos and video) from the Gen Art Film Festival will be featured on www.wonderwall.com.
Wonderwall.com’s Stargazer Award will recognize the most talented emerging actor from this year’s festival, selected by an esteemed group of festival alumni actors including Paul Schneider, Shea Whigham and Billy Burke.
Celebritweets Theater, Wonderwall.com’s animated series, will reveal the “real” story behind a celebrity’s unusual Tweet. This special installment episode will feature Adrian Grenier prior to the screening of his new documentary “Teenage Paparazzo” on April 10, 2010.
Wonderwall.com’s coverage of the 15th Annual Gen Art Film Festival will also include an onscreen program featuring Wonderwall.com content before each premiere. Additionally, red carpet coverage and exclusive interviews with the stars attending the festival and after parties will be featured on the site. This year’s lineup will include directing turns by actors Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) and Adrian Grenier (Entourage), as well as films featuring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rachel Bilson, Malin Akerman, Blythe Danner, Scott Caan, Richard Jenkins, Erika Christensen, Amy Sedaris, Dylan McDermott, Timothy Olyphant and Nikki Blonsky, among others.
“We’re thrilled to be partnering with the Gen Art Film Festival for the first time this year,” said Wonderwall.com managing editor Saryn Chorney in a statement. “It’s an amazing opportunity for Wonderwall.com to connect with a young, web savvy audience who is passionate about film and pop culture.”