Harold Matzner: The Brilliant Enigma

In this follow-up to a November article discussing the influential philanthropist of many hats, a few Coachella Valley’s more influential residents discuss their relationships with Harold Matzner, how their organizations became involved with him, and the brilliance behind the man whose name has become synonymous…

Gal Gadot’s Empowering Performance Nabs Her The Rising Star Award

Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot will be the recipient of her first Rising Star Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Says Palm Springs International Film Festival Chairman Harold Matzner: “Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman showed us a strong, capable, poised, curious and compassionate character, and…

And the Grand Prize at ShortFest 2017 Goes to…

“Facing Mecca” took home the Best of Festival prize, which included $5,000 from the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau. Chairman of the Festival Board, Harold Matzner, stressed the significance of the experience and educational opportunities that filmmakers received as the true prize. Not…