transform.jpgFrom the Los Angeles Film Festival to the Spirit Awards, some of the biggest events on the independent film scene are spearheaded by one organization: Film Independent.

Formerly the Los Angeles chapter of the Independent Feature Project (IFP), Film Independent (FIND) broke off into its own organization in May 2005, taking its signature events–including the aforementioned Spirit Awards and LAFF–and a membership of more than 6,300 (and growing) with it.

From June 21 – July 1, 2007, FIND will once again present one of Hollywoodâ€(tm)s biggest film events, the Los Angeles Film Festival. Proving that this is truly a festival for the people, this yearâ€(tm)s event will kick off with the premiere of Michael Bayâ€(tm)s hotly anticipated Transformers, which will screen simultaneously in four theaters to an audience of 4,000 and be followed by a massive block party for everyone in attendance. “Fans have been waiting for this movie for years,” says LAFF director Rich Raddon. “Iâ€(tm)m excited that, through the festival, the public can be a part of this anticipated premiere–not to mention the after-party that will take place in the streets of Westwood.”

Want to be a part of it all? Become a FIND member at or log onto for information on the LAFF.