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The Advocate wants to correct promptly any error in fact or clarify any misleading information we publish. To report any error or need for clarification, please call 361-574-1222.

• The Victoria City Council allocated $68,900 in hotel occupancy tax dollars to the 2013 Victoria TX Independent Film Festival. Half of the total cost of the festival is budgeted to be covered by those tax dollars.

Tax dollars are budgeted to cover 86 percent of the $7,500 total venue costs and 15 percent of the budgeted $13,952 total staff costs.

The hotel occupancy tax funds are budgeted as follows:• $20,000: Flights

• $9,000: Equipment rental/purchases

• $8,500: Catering

• $7,500: Lodging 60 rooms

• $7,000: Screening/presenter fees

• $6,500: Venue rentals

• $3,000: Wine/beer

• $3,000: Airport shuttles

• $1,200: Miscellaneous hospitality

• $1,000: Awards

• $800: Technical director

• $800: Booth/stage crew ($17/hour)

• $600: Additional staff



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