September 12, 2017

  • PTFF Opens Fri., Sept. 15th in 7 Theatres!
  • Filmmaker Panels, Sat., Sun., 10am Festival Bar on the Dock
  • Filmmaker Awards, Sun., Rose Theatre, 6:15 pm  

This week our programmer, Jane Julian, flies in from Colorado, over 100 filmmakers and their entourages start checking in, we build four theatres and our Festival Bar on the Dock, we host our volunteer movie night, the food carts set up in the plaza, Taylor St. is closed and tents, straw bales and signage goes up. And then, Friday morning at 9 a.m. SHOWTIME in 7 theatres.

Paper programs will be in Hospitality at 701 Water St., or look online HERE.

Just in case you missed our Sizzle Reel click HERE. panel
Filmmaker Panels Announced Sat & Sun 10am Festival Bar on the Dock- no age restriction Coffee will be available

Filmmakers Tell Stories, Festival Bar on the Dock, Sat. & Sun., 10 am
Seating is limited! Coffee is free.

Sat., Sept. 16, 10 am: Topic: Strange Bedfellows:
Movie-Making Partners Hear stories of collaboration with families, friends and helpful acquaintances–and how they weather this intense adventure of creation together.

Moderator: PTFF Juror Todd Elgin
Michael Barnett (Director, The Mars Generation)
Tyler Strickland (Juror/Compose, The Mars Generation)
Sloan Copeland (Director, Life Hack)
Jessica Copeland (Producer/Actress, Life Hack)
Mark Hayes (Co-director, Skid Row Marathon)
Gabi Hayes (Co-Director, Skid Row Marathon)
Doug Blush (Editor/Producer, The S Word)
Lisa Klein (Director, The S Word)

Sun., Sept. 17, 10 am PTFF’s traditional “Sunday Morning Storytellers”

We love the stories they tell on the screen, now we listen to personal stories of their journey as filmmakers

Moderator: Steve Edmiston (PTFF Board Member)
Jody Lambert (Director, Brave New Jersey)
Ted Crockett (PTFF Juror, Executive Director, Nashville Film Festival)
Marta Renzie (Director, Her Magnum Opus)
Tyler Dunning (Writer/Subject, A Field Guide to Losing Your Friends)
Karen Allen (Academy Award Winning Actress, and Director, A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud)
Robin Ungar (Director, Soy Cubana)

Filmmaker Awards, Rose Theatre, Sun., Sept. 16, 6:15 pm.

galateaJoin us to celebrate all of the films accepted for our festival, honor the Jury Award Winners, learn who wins the Audience Choice awards, the Young Director’s Award, and the 2017 recipient of the “Spirit of the Port Townsend Film Festival,” (a bronze “Galatea” by sculptor Sara Mall Johani and the Lateral Line Bronze Foundry).

We’ll watch a clip from each of the nominees for Jury Awards. Co-hosted by actress Karen Allen (Raiders of the Lost Ark), and PTFF Executive Director, Janette Force, awards will be presented by jury members. The Jury-award winning Documentary and Narrative Features will screen at the Rose and Rosebud at 9 p.m.

Did you really wait this long to buy your passes??

Purchase your pass online by Wed., Sept. 13, midnight HERE.

After the deadline, passes can be purchased or upgraded in person at Hospitality, 701 Water St. All pass levels are still available.

Questions? Call us at 360-379-1333.

Janette Force, Executive Director for PTFF
211 Taylor Street, Suite
Port Townsend, WA  98368
360-379-1333/ Cell 360-774-1978

The 18th Annual Film Festival -September 15, 16 and 17, 2017

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