GMC joins for the first time as Official Vehicle of Vail Film Festival

VAIL, CO – The Colorado Film Institute is excited to welcome GMC as the Official Vehicle of the 15th annual Vail Film Festival. GMC is the ideal partner for the Vail Film Festival and the active lifestyle of its attendees, with its lineup of premium, bold and capable trucks and SUVs.

With a special focus on female filmmakers this year, the 15th annual Vail Film Festival will take place April 5-8, 2018 in Vail, Colorado. In addition to film screenings, the festival will include panel discussions and nightly parties. The 2018 lineup includes films starring 2018 Oscar winner Allison Janney, Ed O'Neill, Aya Cash, Emily Mortimer, Ron Livingston, Clea DuVall, Margaret Cho, Taissa Farmiga, and Melissa Benoist, among others.

As the Official Vehicle of the Vail Film Festival, GMC will have a strong presence at the event through various brand activations including VIP guest and filmmaker transfers in GMC Yukon Denalis to different Festival venues and events throughout the Town of Vail.

Additionally, GMC will present the “GMC Theater” (the Blue Starlite Theater), the premiere theater of the festival, located at the new Hotel Talisa. The GMC Theater will be the screening venue for all festival highlight films, including the Opening Night Film, Sun Dogs, directed by Once Upon a Time star, Jennifer Morrison, and Closing Night Film, The Long Dumb Road, directed by Hannah Fidell.

Festival Director Corinne Hara says, “GMC’s support of the 2018 Vail Film Festival is a great endorsement of the festival and of our mission to support female filmmakers. GMC shares our vision for this critical audience and their support will enable us to continue to showcase incredible work from unique filmmaking voices in the U.S. and beyond.” “We’re honored to be the Official Vehicle of the 2018 Vail Film Festival and support female filmmakers. GMC is the perfect brand for people who want more from life and work each day and desire to be the best they can be through our professional grade mantra,” said Rich Latek, director of GMC Marketing. “Our premium truck and SUV offerings provide our customers the ability to experience all of what life offers.”

About the Vail Film Festival
Celebrating its 15th year, the Vail Film Festival, produced by the Colorado Film Institute, is widely recognized in the international filmmaking community for supporting emerging and critically acclaimed talent from around the globe. More information can be found at

About GMC
GMC is proud to be the official sponsor of the Vail Film Festival, and the exclusive partner of Vail Resorts. GMC’s lineup of premium trucks and SUVs is built for those who want the best of the best, making it a perfect fit for the active lifestyle of Vail residents and guests. Led by a family of award-winning Denali trucks and SUVs, every GMC is rated PG for Professional Grade, sets the industry benchmark for refinement, and represents the pinnacle of craftsmanship and capability. GMC is for those who seek excellence in all that they do, and recognizes all the artists who pursue perfection in their craft. Bravo! Details on all GMC models are available at, on Twitter at @thisisgmc or at

Press Contact
Vail Film Festival
Kate Smith, (970) 306-6843, [email protected]

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