Native Newporter Jennifer Niejadlik showcased her feature length documentary, "The Ultimate Wedding Planner" at the Cannes Film Festival in May.
The film is about a Japanese man, Yoshi Nojiri who founded one of the world's largest wedding and event companies.
His company produces 22,000 wedding per year. The film encompasses Nojiri''s rise in Japan as well two celebrity events on Maui, Hawaii.
One event was with actress/ singer Carmen Electra, and Director Adam Shankman, who directed the film "The Wedding Planner" with Jennifer Lopez. The documentary also covers a wedding with KISS rocker Gene Simmons and his wife for their vow renewal service.
The film is directed, executive produced and written by Celia Evans of Sea Star Films, co-produced by Jennifer Niejadlik and Caroline Roberts. During the Cannes Film Festival, Niejadlik and Evans hosted a "Cocktails & Couture" fashion show of wedding gowns at The Carlton Hotel.
The trailer is available online: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeBye_BbZ0M