Entries by TCFF

Bike, Stroll, and Caffeinate

This year we have partnered with Norte & Higher Grounds to bring the bike valet to the festival! Beat all of the traffic, bike and stroll to nearby venues, and even receive a coupon to Higher Grounds. Watch the video to learn a little more about Norte & Higher Grounds and how they’re contributing to […]

Mike’s Secret Gems

As this year’s Traverse City Film Festival draws closer with each passing day, it is my wish to highlight some of the most exquisite, artistic, hidden gems that will grace our venues’ screens. Just Great Movies come in all shapes and sizes and some of the best ones get overlooked sometimes. Each year, I send […]

TCFF 2016 Centerpiece Screening Announced

Friends,   THIS JUST IN — big news for the 2016 Traverse City Film Festival’s first day of ticketing:   Our Centerpiece Film this year on Friday night of the fest is the amazing new documentary by Oscar nominee Joe Berlinger (“Paradise Lost” Trilogy) entitled “Tony Robbins: I am Not Your Guru.” Joe will be […]

Friends Ticketing Day is Underway!

The line for TCFF Friends ticketing this morning stretched down the block, around the corner, over the Cass Street bridge, and into the Chamber of Commerce parking lot! The excitement is real! Note: It’s not too late to become a Friend if you want to nab your tickets early to the must-see films at this […]

Meet the Interns!

Help us welcome our tenth full-time intern class! Festival’s only a few short weeks away and our interns are hard at work helping to prep for TCFF XII. They perform a variety of tasks critical to running the festival, gain valuable career experience, and spend their summer in one of the most beautiful places on […]

The Buzz – New and Improved Location

The Buzz has a new location this year! We are leaving the InsideOut Gallery and buzzing on over to Central Grade School, located at 301 Seventh Street, just steps away from Lars Hockstad Auditorium. Why the move? Our great partner, InsideOut, gets to concentrate on their ongoing bar, art gallery, and special events. And we […]

Film Teaser Party Packs

Bummed that you missed the TCFF Sneak Peek this past Sunday? Frustrated about so many great movie choices and don’t know what you want to see? Never fear, more sneak peeks are here for those brave enough to sneak through the State’s doors and witness a special TCFF teaser before the festival starts in a few […]

Trailers, Trailers, Trailers!

Aren’t able to make it to the TCFF Trailer Sneak Peeks at the State? Not a problem! Check out the links to some of TCFF’s most anticipated films below. The festival is only a few short weeks away, so start planning now! 3000 Nights The 33 Adam’s Rib Adult Life Skills All This Panic Black Panthers: Vanguard […]

TCFF 2016 – A Certified Local Food Event!

We love to support the community; that’s why this year we’ve worked hard with Taste the Local Difference and Cherry Capital Foods to make the 2016 Traverse City Film Festival a certified local food event! What does that mean? In order for an event to be a certified local food event, 20% of the food […]

Volunteer Manager Open House: Monday, July 11

With just less than a month until the 12th Annual Traverse City Film Festival, our volunteer interns and managers are busily preparing for this year’s festivities! It’s been said before, but it can never be said too often: the festival simply wouldn’t run without the hard work, dedication, and smiles of our volunteers. They are […]