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2nd Annual Lucky Strikes Films Festivals Awards Ceremony Lights Up Tinseltown with Stars

Filmmaker and founder of the Lucky Strikes Films Festival, Romane Simon

By Valerie Milano

Covina, CA (The Hollywood Times) 9/23/18 – The Lucky Strikes Films Studio proudly presents their second annual Lucky Strikes Films Festival awards ceremony, which will take place on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 at the Covina Center for the Performing Arts. Multi talented and acclaimed filmmaker Romane Simone (Hybristophilia, I Am Not For Sale: The Fight to End Human Trafficking) is the founder of this film festival. 

Emmy Winning actress Judi Evans. (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Celebrities in attendance are Grammy winning Singer-Songwriter Eric Bellinger, Emmy winning actress Judi Evans (Days of Our Lives), actor Sean Faris star (Pretty Little Liars, Sleepover, Never Back Down,I am not for sale: The Fight to End Human Trafficking), noted actor Mel Novak (star of Bruce Lee’s Game of Death, an Eye for an Eye opposite Chuck Norris and Steve McQueen: American Icon opposite Mel Gibson), actor Noel Gugliemi (Training Day, Bruce Almighty, Fast and Furious), actor and filmmaker Harley Wallen (Bennett’s Song), actress Kaiti Wallen (Into A Dark Mind) filmmaker Dustin Ferguson (Nemesis 5: The New Model), actress Dawna Lee Heising (Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance), actress Vida Ghaffari (The Mindy Project), Raquel Lee (BET’s Real Husbands of Hollywood), rap artist C-TRU, musicians Jeff Chery (VH1’s Signed) and Yung (famously known for the hit song “Teach me how to Dougie”), entertainment attorney Nadia Davari and many more. 

ATTIRE: upscale  

Mel Novak. (Photo: Guillermo Proano/Gettyimages)

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and Entertainment Critic at, a website that aggregates showbiz news curated for, and written by, insiders of the entertainment industry. (@HwoodTimes @TheHollywood.Times) Milano, whose extraordinary talents for networking in the famously tight-clad enclave of Hollywood have placed her at the center of the industry’s top red carpets and events since 1984, heads daily operations of a uniquely accessible, yet carefully targeted publication. For years, Milano sat on the board and tour coordinator of the Television Critics Association’s press tours. She has written for Communications Daily, Discover Hollywood, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International, and contributed to countless other magazines and digests. Valerie works closely with the Human Rights Campaign as a distinguished Fed Club Council Member. She also works with GLSEN, GLAAD, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal, and DAP Health, in addition to donating both time and finances to high-profile nonprofits. She has been a member of the Los Angeles Press Club for a couple of years and looks forward to the possibility of contributing to the future success of its endeavors. Milano’s passion for meeting people extends from Los Feliz to her favorite getaway, Palm Springs. There, she is a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and a prominent Old Las Palmas-area patron.