Newfest provides year round screenings and events to highlight LGBTQ films. They also put together New York largest LGBTQ Film Festival every October. Newfest and WPHelp.co have partnered together for the last five years to maintain and support their web presence.
For year round screenings the site displays a feed of upcoming events and past events in a custom template that offers faceted search and custom displays (calendar, week, month, feed). For the annual event we convert all event feeds into a custom display that sorts, color codes genres and highlights featured events.
Calendar view with genre color coding
Saied has been a great partner and adviser. He is smart, informed, responsive, efficient, patient and good humored. We feel very grateful to be working with him.
David Hatkoff Executive Director, Newfest
For 2019's one week festival Newfest.org received over 100,000 visitors with zero downtime. When the festival is complete we move through our documented process of de-installing the festival customizations and convert to the year round event feed. The Newfest team debriefs us on any features requests or insights from the festival and we setup a feature board to plan for the upcoming year.