Gig Harbor Film Festival is Back!
After making the decision to hibernate for the 2020 season, we are in full planning to mode for the 2021 season to have a full live festival experience that we’ve been know for.
Movies, parties, fun. That’s what we do!
A full digital projection, 16-channel sound theater including a IMAX, epic parties at waterfront estates, VIP/filmmaker lounge during the festival, all in the unique waterfront town of Gig Harbor! Our goal is the make the Gig Harbor Film Festival a must attend on the festival circuit promoting fun from the opening night screening to the final awards.
Consistently ranked Top 100 from FilmFreeway, we are excited to welcome back our fantastic alumni filmmakers and encourage new filmmakers to submit as we program a wide variety of film genres for our diverse audience.
“This film festival is a first-class event on so many levels! It’s truly a filmmakers’ festival.” – Dr. Jennifer Camota Luebke, Filmmaker
One of the fastest growing independent film events in the Northwest, the Gig Harbor Film Festival will run the last weekend in September. Located just south of Seattle on the South Puget Sound, Gig Harbor has been called one of the Top Five Small Towns in America by the Smithsonian Magazine. It’s rich heritage, culture and charm are reflected in the warm and enthusiastic reception shown towards filmmakers and audiences.
Let’s get back to enjoying film festivals for what they are intended – fun and informative. Let’s have filmmakers collaborate and interact with the audience, each other, and other members of the film community. We’re ready to fest! Come join.
The mission of the Gig Harbor Film Festival is to cultivate a community of filmmakers and film buffs that celebrates the power of the cinematic arts to educate, entertain and inspire. The Gig Harbor Film Festival is a year round film program which culminates with a highly regarded destination film festival that is recognized as a top tier event by film makers, film buffs, and the local community.
Ranked in the Top 100 Best Reviewed Film Festivals on FilmFreeway, the Annual Gig Harbor Film Festival is always the last weekend in September. Located only 40 miles from Seattle on the South Puget Sound, Gig Harbor has been called one of the Top Five Small Towns in America by the Smithsonian Magazine. It’s rich heritage, culture and charm are reflected in the warm and enthusiastic reception shown towards filmmakers and audiences.
The Gig Harbor Film Festival is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization as defined by the IRS.
Films accepted for inclusion in the Gig Harbor Film Festival will be presented in the award winning, 10-screen, digital Galaxy Theatre. Filmmakers and Directors who attend will be featured guests at multiple festival events guaranteeing a memorable experience.