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Frankfort48 Film Contest

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June 20
June 22


The Garden Theater


Spring, Summer
All Ages


Garden Theater
301 W. Main
Frankfort, MI United States
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Save the date for the 3rd Annual Frankfort48 Film Contest, June 20-22, 2019!

Aspiring filmmakers are invited to create a 3-to-5 minute film celebrating the beauty and unique character of northern Michigan. Participants have 48 hours to conceive their ideas, scout locations, film, edit, and present their masterpiece. After their completion, all film entries will be presented and judged during a public screening at The Garden Theater on Saturday, June 22.

With prizes ranging from $100 to $1000 (and free VIP passes to the Leland Film Fest!), aspiring filmmakers will be working hard to put their best work forward. In addition to the cash prizes, one entrant in the competition will win this years Traverse Traveler’s Award. he selected filmmaker will have the opportunity to produce a Frankfort48 promotional video, which will air on the Traverse Traveler Visitor Channel playing in over 3,000 hotel rooms in the greater Traverse City area.

The public is invited to attend a screening of this year’s Frankfort48 films, happening Saturday, June 22 at 6:30pm. Tickets to attend are $10 each and can be purchased at the Garden Theater’s box office on the evening of the event. The event includes a screening party, showings of the winning and most interesting films produced, and an award ceremony to recognize the top three filmmakers.