The Gig Harbor Film Festival invites you to see first-hand the work of aspiring filmmakers in our community. View 14 short films from the 2016-  72 Hour Film Competition and come to the Awards Party at the Inn at Gig Harbor.

All 14 films will be premiered on the big screen at the Galaxy Theater at 2 different times on Sunday (4/3) afternoon – at 1 pm and 3 pm. Then at 5 pm come see the winners at The Inn at Gig Harbor for the Red Carpet Awards Party. The cost of the film ticket is $10. The combined party and film ticket is $25.  Get your ticket at Eventbrite   HERE.

Students from Kopachuck, Harbor Ridge, Harbor Heights, Lighthouse and Peninsula High will all compete in their age bracket (13 and under; 14 – 18; 19 and up.) Each team of up to 5 had to adhere to the following criteria:

  • Write, film, edit and score a 5-minute short all within 72 hour (Mar. 10 – 13)
  • The following elements must be in the film-
  • 1. A coffee mug
  • 2. A tube of lip balm or lip gloss (lipstick doesn’t count)
  • 3. A laugh or giggle (heartwarming  or evil sinister type)
  • 4. Line of dialogue, “I just wanna be alone” or “I just wanna be left alone” either one.

Judges are Al Abbott & Dennis Minor, who serve on Gig Harbor Film Festival boards and Stephanie Derosa from Harbor Ridge Middle School.

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