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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Alyson Stoner and Brittany Curran at the International Family Film Festival Today

Two young and talented IMTA alums Brittany Curran and Alyson Stoner are starring in films which are being shown today at International Family Film Festival in Hollywood, California. Brittany will be premiering her film Diamond Dog Caper and Alyson Stoner's movie Alice Upside Down will also be shown. The International Family Film Festival invites filmmakers from all over the world to share their family friendly movies at this well respected event. This year marks the 13th anniversary of this exciting event and with two IMTA alums showing their work it promises to be very entertaining as well.

Brittany competed at IMTA and signed with Diane Hardin and Judy Savage. In her movie Diamond Dog Caper Brittany plays the main character's self involved older sister Lilly in this hilarious comedy about diamond thieves and their dog. Brittany's onscreen brother, Owen, finds a dog who belongs to three mean thieves who robbed a diamond store and hid the jewels with the dog. The shenanigans which ensue are hilarious. Brittany's has had several guest spots on television shows such as Shark, The Young and the Restless, Drake and Josh, Power Rangers and Mad TV. Her movie roles include 13 Going on 30 and Akeelah and the Bee which also stars another IMTA alum Sara Niemietz . Brittany has also been in various print ads including KFC, Kraft Post Cereal, AT & T, Suave and Chevy. She recently wrapped Legally Blondes and The Adventures of Food Boy.
Alyson Stoner is starring in the movie Alice Upside Down which is showing tonight at the International Family Film Festival. Alyson stars as the 11 year old Alice McKinley in this coming to age drama about a teenage girl who is mourning the death of her mother. Her life gets upheaved when her father decides to move to a new town and buy a store. To deal with the difficulties she is facing she escapes into a vivid fantasy life which sometimes gets her into trouble. Through trial, tribulation and a lot of family support, Alice grows to accept the realities of her new life Alyson competed at IMTA in New York City in 2000 and has been a working actress ever since. She is also an extremely talented dancer and is a member of a dance group called the JammXKids. She starred in Cheaper by the Dozen, is the voice of Holly Hobbie in the dvd's Holly Hobbie and Friends, of KidRat in the Garfield movie, of Victoria in the movie Lilo and Stitch: The Series and can be heard currently on Disney as the voice of as Isabel in Phineas and Ferb, co- hosted Mike's Super Short Show, and guest starred on Zack and Cody, Drake and Josh, W.I.T.C.H., Thats So Raven, and Step Up. Alyson recently wrapped the much anticipated Disney movie called Camp Rock which will be released this summer.

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