While our staff and volunteers are committed to providing our patrons with the opportunity to enjoy new and vibrant works of film, our festival remains focused on you - the filmmaker. We're not your average film festival, where your story and your work can get buried within the many days of screenings and events; rather, you are the reason for TFF, and the reason it has developed into a strong regional celebration of independent film. With festivals popping up in the cities across the nation and the world, we understand the difficulty in selecting which ones to seek out. We don't want to let you down! We are committed to maintaining complete and timely communication, showcasing your work to an interested audience, promoting an engaging conversation with your fellow filmmakers and movie-lovers alike, and providing an overall enjoyable and unforgettable experience with our humble, yet passionate festival. The eight days of the Tacoma Film Festival allow you to connect, view, celebrate and grow. We hope you'll be a part of everything this October. Become a part of our mission to enrich our community with incredible films and conversations. Find out more submission info here.

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My short film SHUFFLE has played at several film festivals, but my personal favorite so far has been the Tacoma Film Festival... What really stood out for me in Tacoma was the programming: it was the best I've seen all year, and I couldn't have been more impressed with the selections; I loved every minute of it and was deeply moved by many of the movies I saw. -- Aron Michael Thompson, SHUFFLE ('10 Best Short Film Winner)

The Tacoma Film Festival is featured in Moviemaker Magazine's 2012 edition of 25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee!

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