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Time to Register for the Annual 72 Hour Film Competition!


Gig Harbor, Wa – August 25, 2014 – The Gig Harbor Film Festival is pleased to announce registration for the 72 Hour Film Competition has begun. This year the Gig Harbor Film Festival is partnering with TCC, Gig Harbor to offer teams of up to five people plus cast members, a chance to make a film in 72 hours. Registration is easy, go to Eventbrite or click in upcoming events tab of the Gig Harbor Film Festival website to register your teams online or stop by the festival office from 10am – 5pm, Monday – Friday. Official rules are available on the festival website, www.gigharborfilmfestival.org. It is only $25 to register for the competition.


Registered teams are invited to a free pre-competition “Filmmaking 101 Workshop” on September 3rd at Tacoma Community College’s Gig Harbor campus.  The workshop runs from 5-7:30 p.m.  Prominent local speakers will lead sessions on Directing, Editing, Building the Story, Acting for the Camera, the Short Film Genre and Teamwork.  Each member of the team is encouraged to attend the workshop.  At least one representative from the team must be at a mandatory meeting at  5 p.m. at the Gig Harbor Film Festival office on September 4th to go over the rules prior to the event launch at 6 p.m.  


Filming will take place on September 4th – 7th! Top scoring films will be shown as part of the Gig Harbor Film Festival on Sunday, October 19th. 


Top scoring films will be shown during the festival in the state-of-the-art Galaxy Theatre on the BIG screen!.

This is a great opportunity to showcase your creativity and filmmaking skills to an appreciative crowd!


The Gig Harbor Film Festival office is located next to the Galaxy Theatres at Uptown Gig Harbor. The Gig Harbor Film Festival would like to thank each of our instructors and TCC Gig Harbor for offering its beautiful space to gather for this opportunity….IT TAKES A HARBOR.    Thank you for all those involved in making this a fun and helpful event.