WILLiFEST was established to provide a platform for the creative visions of today’s emerging artists. The Williamsburg International Film Festival is the film component of WILLiFEST. The film and music festivals are opportunities for artists to enhance their career by exposing their film and music to an influential audience, gaining crucial media exposure and strengthening industry relationships. Additionally, there will be a StorySlam event presented in partnership with The Moth organization as well as photo exhibits by the nation’s premiere jazz and rock-n-roll photographers. In the WILLiFEST Pavilion, sponsors and exhibitors will showcase new technologies and products. The Pavilion will also provide filmmakers a space to promote their films and connect with show attendees before their screenings.