Entries by TCFF

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 […]

The Festival Poster is Here!

What motivates 500 people to spend their Friday night sitting around in the State Theatre, getting their picture taken, and learning how to dab? Probably only their deep love and burgeoning excitement for the 13th Traverse City Film Festival (although we’re sure the free popcorn didn’t hurt!). We are thrilled to announce the release of […]

FREE Buzz Movies & Events!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s The Buzz! And it’s everywhere. Even though The Buzz–our all free, all day venue–won’t be buzzing this summer, its spirit lives on in specially designated FREE experiences offered in every time slot and across venues. Each event and movie is completely free and gives everyone the opportunity to experience all […]

Get to Know Our New Venues

New this year: exciting additions to the festival’s lineup of venues that provide incredible acoustic and visual experiences as well as insights into Traverse City’s modern day and historically significant landmarks. With Lars Hockstad Auditorium and The Buzz off the table this summer due to the temporary closure of Central Grade School, we’re temporarily expanding […]

WATCH! Why Our Volunteer Managers Do What They Do

With less than a month until the 13th Traverse City Film Festival, our office is buzzing with activity as our volunteer managers and interns prep for this year’s exciting festivities. Ever thought about joining our crew? Want to be a part of one of the coolest festivals in the country? Join our coveted crew of […]

TCFF 2017 Trailer

Thirteen may be an unlucky number, but the 2017 Traverse City Film Festival will be the exception to the rule. TCFF’s thirteenth year will bring you countless stories of movements, magic, and mystery with a lineup unlike anything else. One great movie can change you, and one great movie can change the world. Check out […]

Meet the 2017 Interns!

Every year a phenomenal flock of college students takes over the Film Festival office for the months of June and July. From aspiring ornithologists to lobster bisque enthusiasts and film prep interns who really, really love Pulp Fiction, this year’s group is one for the books. Sydney Rosen “Yikes.” School: Michigan State University Internship position: […]