October 11, 2019
2019 Tacoma Film Festival Wrap-Up and Award Winners
Congratulations to the 2019 Juried Award and Audience Choice winners! This year, a total of $10,000 was awarded in support of independent filmmaking. Audience Choice winners were determined by your ballots.
May 9, 2019
TFF 2019 passes on sale *plus* VIP flash sale Friday 5/10 & Saturday 5/11
Passes to the 2019 Tacoma Film Festival will be available for purchase starting Friday, May 10 with a special flash sale for VIP passes: from Friday, May 10 through Saturday, May 11, VIP passes may be purchased for $100.
Overall, a VIP pass is valued at over $350, making the flash sale a savings of over 60%.
November 7, 2018
I WANT MORE, I WANT LESS: An interview with director Bryce Richardson
Writer/Director Bryce Richardson’s debut feature, I Want More, I Want Less world-premiered at the 13th annual Tacoma Film Festival in October 2018. Learn more about the film and Richardson's process in this interview.
November 2, 2018
Tacoma Film Festival 2018 Wrap-Up and Award Winners
That’s a wrap for the 13th Annual Tacoma Film Festival, and dare we say, may be our best yet!
We had record attendance this year for 25 feature films, 150 short films, and 10 virtual reality presented October 4–11, 2018.
We’d like to send an enormous congratulations to all of our 2018 Juried Award Winners, as well as our Audience Choice Winners.
September 18, 2018
Faith's Guide to the Tacoma Film Festival
It was nearly impossible for me to pick just a few highlights from this year's festival line-up. There are worse problems to have...
August 27, 2018
Tacoma Film Festival Opening & Closing Night films announced!
SXSW breakout sci fi film PROSPECT will open and BOOM, the new documentary about legendary band The Sonics, will close the 13th annual Tacoma Film Festival
Two new films with strong Northwest roots will bookend the South Sound’s premiere film festival
February 28, 2018
Welcome David Dinnell, new director of the Tacoma Film Festival
The Grand Cinema is thrilled to announce that esteemed film curator David Dinnell is the new Festival Director and Programmer of the Tacoma Film Festival.
Bringing extensive curating, programming, and teaching experience, and a host of industry and academic connections to Tacoma, Dinnell will build on TFF’s strong regional and international reputation and help to further elevate the prominence of the festival.
September 25, 2017
Marlee's Top Five 2017 TFF Films & Event Picks
This year's Tacoma Film Festival programming is off the chain! Our stellar Film Festival Director/Programmer, Laura, selected the best of the best of the best films from the nearly 1800 film submissions we had this year! Every year, I am completely blown away by the talent of the filmmakers who submitted films, both local and beyond, and this year is no different!
June 12, 2017
Host a Filmmaker at TFF
Ever wanted to spend time with a real live filmmaker and get free admission to a film festival? Our hosting program was so successful last year that we are doing it again. Support independent film by providing a resting space for a visiting filmmaker during TFF 2017.
February 3, 2017
Tacoma Film Festival in the News
We're delighted to see the Tacoma Film Festival showcased in the pages of MovieMaker's January issue.
Read on to see what visiting filmmaker and 25 New Faces honoree, Nicholas Pilarski had to say about his time screening his film and connecting with other artists and film industry professionals at the Tacoma Film Festival.