Entries by TCFF

Will Be Missed by All

After an incredible 13-year run, Deb Lake is stepping down as executive director of the Traverse City Film Festival. “With sadness in our hearts and joy for her anticipated future success, Deb is moving on to other opportunities,” said film festival founder and President Michael Moore. Lake has helped build with Moore what is considered […]

The Final Product from the Young Filmmakers Workshop

Watch the truly inspired work of claymation artistry that this year’s participants in our Film School‘s Young Filmmakers Workshop came up with it. The future of moviegoing looks bright! Special thanks to Blackbird Arts.

There’s No Place Like TCFF. Thank You for Amazing Week!

The 13th Traverse City Film Festival is now one for the books. It may be the first TCFF that isn’t “the best festival yet”™ since Michael Moore was away, opening a show on Broadway(!), but we sent him Break a Leg messages, and enjoyed the incredible films he picked and the times he was able to […]

TCFF XIII Instagram Roundup 7/30

And that’s a wrap! Another festival has come and gone, and it couldn’t be more bittersweet. Here are some of our favorite pics from a successful closing night. See you all for the 14th festival come July 31 – August 5, 2018! Whew! What a crazy, exhausting, and totally amazing week. Thank you to everyone […]

2017 Bumper Contest Winners

Every year TCFF and 13-year sponsor FIM Group holds a contest for bumper videos made by some talented movie lovers that play before festival films. Here are all of this year’s wonderful winners! First Place $1,000 “Big on Film” by Anders Kelto, Megan Kelto, and Caroline Kim “Travel” by John Plough Runner Up $500 “Secret Life of Volunteers” […]

TCFF XIII Instagram roundup 7/29

Saturday at the Festival was so much fun — from the great movies to the Filmmaker Party to “Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Force Awakens” playing on the Open Space. With only ONE day left in the festival, we are getting sentimental and excited to see your Instagram posts. Don’t forget to tag us […]