Entries by TCFF

Get the Filmmaker Goods

Traverse City pulls out all the stops to make our 100+ visiting filmmakers and guests feel welcome. And a big part of that is the generous donations from local business that make up the wonderful gift bags we put together each year for our visitors. Check out what special guests like Mariska Hargitay, Gilbert Gottfried, Bob […]

Countdown to TCFF – New Guests and Screenings!

It’s hard to believe, but it’s true — the 2017 Traverse City Film Festival starts in TWO DAYS. We’ve concluded our trip Around the Bay, this weekend we are toasting our Friends, Sponsors, and Volunteers, and then the Big Show begins. LOOK WHO’S COMING TO THE FESTIVAL…DUN DUN In addition to an already stellar lineup of […]

9 Ways to Make the 13th Fest the Best!

If you’re gonna do it, do it right. Here are 9 hacks, tips, and tricks that you need to know to make the 13th TCFF the best week of your summer! 1. Stand by me (when you’re sold out) Stand by lines are our way of giving you access to sold out films at the […]

New! MSU Kids Camps at TCFF

Michigan State University has a new exciting lineup of 2-day kids camps running during the festival! Enjoy some just great movies while your kids have fun and learn about the exciting world of filmmaking and game design. These two-day sessions are geared towards youth ages 12-16 and will run Thursday & Friday during the festival. Students in each […]

Films for All

Whether you’re a music fanatic, a social activist, or just nostalgic for the 90s, there’s something for everyone at the 13th Traverse City Film Festival. We’ve created some groupings below to help you tailor your schedule and pick that one great movie that just might change you. 90’s Nostalgia We’re throwing it back to the 90’s […]

New Screenings and a Film Added!

We promised to fill the blank TBA slots on the 13th annual Traverse City Film Festival schedule with movies you’ll love, and the day has finally come. We’ve added screenings of SOLD OUT festival favorites, plus we’re announcing the addition of a brand new film, an important documentary you won’t want to miss. When public ticketing arrives Saturday (tomorrow), […]

MyNorth Filmgoer Online Now!

Before, after and in-between all the incredible TCFF movies and events, there’s lots of fun to be had in and around our festival. And to guide you to all that fun is the MyNorth Filmgoer, from the folks who’ve been hard at work covering the best of our glorious region for 37 years, the staff at […]

TCFF Bike Share Powered by Norte!

There’s Uber, there’s AirBNB, and now there’s a new addition to the sharing economy craze: The TCFF Bike Share program. This year, we are partnering with Norte! to provide a bike share program (think NYC’s Citi Bike on a much smaller and more trusting scale) that relies on gently-used donated adult bikes which will provide […]

Friends Ticketing Opening Day

Last Sunday wasn’t just any old sunny morning in Downtown TC. As early as 10 pm the night before, film festival fanatics started lining up on the sidewalks outside of the State, eagerly awaiting the opening of the box office doors and the beginning of ticket sales for Friends of the Festival! With free popcorn […]

Sold Out Screening? Fear Not!

A few of our films sold out quickly this past week during Friends Ticketing, but don’t fret! Many of these films have a second screening with tickets still available. We have also just added additional screenings of some of the festival’s biggest sellers and most in-demand titles (**). Everyone can get their shot at tickets to […]