Vail Film Fest

The 2012 Vail Film Festival featured Artist Michael Perez in partnership with Gallery 212 Miami. We are all excited for the 2013 Vail Film Festival and their 10 year anniversary! April, 2013

VFF 2012 Recap:

In This Picture: Pop Artist Michael Perez painting live on set at the Vail Film Festival 2012 Closing Party
Opening night painting (left in this picture) Untitled, tree.  Closing night painting Marilyn Unfolded Series 2012
Both paintings sold to benefit local school, Red Sandstone Elementary School in Vail, CO
Thank you to all who made this possible, it was a huge success!

Michael Perez Interview at Lionshead / Vail Colorado with Billy Doran TV8 / Plum TV Network

Both Michael Perez Original
Opening and Closing Night Live Paintings SOLD!

Original Painting "Untitled" from the Still Alive Tree Series that was first dedicated in January, 2012.  
This Original was painted 3.21.2012
Live by Pop Artist Michael Perez 
Opening Night Celebration
2012 Vail Film Festival
To Benefit Local Red Sandstone Elementary School in Vail, Colorado USA
SOLD! 3.31.2012

Michael Perez  and Carl from Black Label Events L.A.

Michael Perez  with Vail Film Festival Patron Lu M. and her granddaughter,
outside of the spectacular Sebastian Vail in Vail Village
Original Painting "Untitled" from the Marilyn Unfolded Series that was first dedicated in 2003
This Original painted 3.21.2012 size 30"x40"
Live by Pop Artist Michael Perez
Closing Night Celebration
2012 Vail Film Festival
To Benefit Local Red Sandstone Elementary School in Vail, Colorado USA.
SOLD! 4.1.2012
Thank You to all who made this happen!


Miami Publicist, Michael Perez and L.A.'s finest Morgan of PMK / publicity team for Vail Film Festival 2012

Michael Perez  hand-painted and dedicated Pop Slap Watches were a hit!

The Marlboro Man!

Such a pleasure to get to know Nicole and all about the amazing company Chipotle

Michael Perez and a reunion with Krysten Ritter,
the original Gallery Girl from Tribecca.

Actress Krysten Ritter, Pop Artist Michael Perez
and Miami Publicist Caitlin E. Slayback

Michael Perez  with Vail Film Festival Dvp. Director, and ours truly, Krista Ammirato
on the red carpet at the closing night awards ceremony and screening

Michael Liss announcing the screening of L!fe Happens

The amazing director Frank Shepisi of Eye of the Storm (see it!!) alongside actress Krysten Ritter on the red carpet at the 2012 Vail Film Festival closing night screening including her upcoming film L!FE HAPPENS


Gallery 212 Miami
in partnership with
The 2012 Vail Film Festival
is proud to present:


Visit or call 1-800-785-9161

We Hope to See You In Vail!
The Vail Film Festival
The 2012 Vail Film Festival will officially open on Thursday evening, March 29th and run through Sunday, April 1st in Vail, Colorado, USA. Festival pass holders will enjoy film screenings, red carpet ceremonies and parties, panel discussions, live music featuring Grammy-winning musicians from LA’s famed Hotel Café, a late night lounge featuring DJ Jason Perez, the festival’s hospitality lounge at The Sebastian Hotel, and the annual awards ceremony recognizing the outstanding work of leaders in the film industry on Saturday, March 31st.

Pop Artist Michael Perez will be a featured celebrity guest artist in attendance throughout the festival weekend in Vail, and will be painting live from the Opening and Closing Night Parties, and can also be found daily in the Hospitality Lounge for meet and greets, photo opportunities, and to show a selection of pieces which will be available for sale during the 2012 Festival with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the charity of choice of the 2012 Vail Film Festival.

The Vail Film Festival promotes independent filmmaking, with a special focus on new and innovative filmmakers. Besides screening some of the year’s top films from around the globe, the festival will also feature workshops, seminars, industry panel discussions and special events with award-winning actors, writers and directors. A special awards ceremony, family festivities, ski and snowboarding events, VIP parties and live music will round out this four-day event. The Vail Film Festival is produced by the Vail Film Institute, a non-profit arts organization that is dedicated to fostering independent cinema and creative filmmaking. Festival passes incorporate a combination of movies, filmmaker panels, galas and music, with deep discounts on skiing for festival pass holders. For tickets and additional information, visit or call (970) 476-1092.
Gallery 212 Miami is a cutting-edge contemporary warehouse gallery in the heart of Miami’s hottest growing art neighborhood the Wynwood Art District.... Click Here if you would like to Read More About Gallery 212 Miami

Mark Your Calendars...
Promoting Vail & Upcoming Events in Miami
February Art Walk at Gallery 212 Miami in Wynwood was dedicated to some fabulous new artists and designers and featured a special short film screening for the up-coming 2012 Vail Film Festival. Gallery 212 Miami would like to thank all who attended and our sponsors who made it possible! Please stay tuned for more fantastic events coming soon to promote our artists, designers, sponsors and gallery in association with the Vail Film Festival to include:

Art Wynwood at Gallery 212 Miami
2407 nw 2nd Avenue - Wynwood Art District - FL 33127
Thurs, Feb. 16 - Sun. Feb 19, 2012
Noon - Midnight
South Beach Food & Wine Festival
at Ocean Drive Art Gallery with Pop Artist Michael Perez
1390 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Fri, Feb. 24 & Sat. Feb. 25, 2012
Noon - 6pm
Winter Music Conference "Fashion Meets Music"
To Include Private Film Screenings
Fashion Showcase from Art Walks the Runway Fashion Haus & Gallery 212 Miami
International DJs and Music Publications, Interviews and Live Performances,
Special Art Installations & Meet and Greet the Artists, Musicians and Designers
[Location TBA]
Thursday, March 16, Friday, March 17 & Saturday, March 18, 2012
3pm - 4am Daily
Vail Film Festival 2012 ~ March 29 - April 1, 2012 ~ Vail, Colorado