Spotlight Celebration



 Join Minnesota Film & TV and host sponsor Cambria for a celebration in support of Minnesota’s production industry

Thursday, June 28 at 7:00 p.m.
Cambria Gallery on 7th
625 Second Avenue South

This year, MN Film & TV's Spotlight honors James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer and teacher, Andrew Zimmern. As the creator, executive producer and host of the Bizarre Foods franchise on Travel Channel, Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food and The Zimmern List, he has explored culture through food in more than 170 countries - all from his home-base of Minnesota.

We will also announce the recipient of this year's Spotlight Student Film Grant.

$100 event ticket includes food and drinks from Minnesota chefs, breweries, and vineyards; a look at outstanding Minnesota-made productions; sponsored raffle packages, and a special presentation honoring Andrew Zimmern

$200 VIP ticket also includes an intimate pre-celebration reception in the Grand Hotel's Presidential Suite, featuring light appetizers and a signature cocktail



Music provided by Dirty McKenzie (North Music Agency, Bass United Recordings)

Dory Kahalé, known by his monikers Dirty McKenzie, DJ Apollo, Ralph Laurenn, and ten others, has been part of the Minneapolis DJ scene since the early 90's. First Avenue awarded him a star in 2000 and City Pages named him "Best Club DJ" in 2005. As a music producer, Dory has over 60 world wide releases under his belt and is not limited to genres. As a DJ he sticks to House Music, Hip Hop, Indie Dance, and Boogie. His day job as a music supervisor at his own North Music Agency keeps him up to date on the latest trends in music. Expect booty shaking and a gentle but firm "no" if you ask him to play a song for you or your friend whose birthday it is tonight.