June 15, 2016
CREATE, CELEBRATE, COLLABORATE: The Grand's new TRACK Series
Film inspires us at The Grand Cinema to meet as many filmmakers as we can, pick their brains, help them meet other creatives, and showcase their work.
Obviously, since we’re in Tacoma, we’re particularly invested in our Northwest film community. Beyond our annual film festival, we’re also making more opportunities for filmmakers and artists to meet, connect, and collaborate.
This is the inspiration that led us to create TRACK - our local music video showcase sharing the newest and best in music videos created in the Northwest.
Read on to learn about TRACK 01:
May 25, 2016
Summer events with our community partners
Magically (through the magic of collaboration, to be precise), we pull off incredible, inspiring, unique events at The Grand all the time. This summer is no exception. Thanks to all sorts of cool partners, here's what I'm excited about at (and around) The Grand Cinema over the next few months.
May 20, 2016
SEEN AT THE 253 SHORT FILM PARTY
30+ Filmmakers were given 72 hours to create a short film lasting no more than 253 seconds. We watched all the finished works at a lively premiere party on a huge screen at Urban Grace earlier this month with nearly 700 friends.
April 21, 2016
Tonight! 253 Short Film Competition Kicks Off
Tonight in theater we kick off the 253 Short Film Competition, an annual challenge in which 31 teams are given 72 hours to conceive, create and edit a short film (no more than 253 seconds) containing four criteria like a line of dialogue, prop, convention, and a phrase in a foreign language. Read on to learn more!
February 17, 2016
5 reasons to come to the Film Awards Party
Out of all the events The Grand presents, the annual Film Awards Party is my absolute favorite of the year.
The red carpet, the glamour, the suspense - what more could you possibly want?
While there are close to a million reasons why you should take part in this event, here are my Top 5:
January 14, 2016
Live #OscarNoms Reactions
We woke up early, so you didn't have to!
December 15, 2015
Rare Exports: A Grand Holiday Tradition
There aren't a lot of truly great Christmas movies - and there are definitely not a lot of truly great Finnish action/horror/family Christmas movies. Lucky for us, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale is all of those things! Read more to hear how The Grand celebrates with this amazing movie.