Filmmakers, celebrity judges, panlists, press and industry members are invited to mingle in the Crosby Street Hotel Reception Room followed by a screening or a panel. In the past, LESFF has welcomed Willem DafoeSusan SarandonNatasha LyonneDennis O'hare and others to it's Filmmaker Reception.

The Official Host of The Filmmaker Reception includes:

Presenting Title OF THE LESFF Filmmaker Reception

The LESFF Filmmaker Reception, held in the Crosby Street Hotel Screening Room and Reception Hall, invites filmmakers, LESFF Alum, judges and celebrity guests. As Presenting Sponsor, City National Bank is host to the one of the most popular events of the festival.

Brand Activation

Our goal is to create a memorable experience that excites our guests and allows them engage with your brand.  Last year, the web platform Tongal and LESFF teamed up to create a GIF-IFIED photo booth.