Tacoma, WA – The Grand Cinema is proud to host the 253-Second Short Film Viewing Party celebrating locally made short films on Friday, May 15 at 7:00 p.m.
This party is a community gathering to watch and celebrate 30 films created by our area’s brightest and best filmmakers. These filmmakers will have 72 hours to complete the task of conceiving, creating, and editing an original short film lasting only two-hundred and fifty three seconds in duration and meet the mystery criteria that will be announced in late April when the challenge clock starts ticking.
When the challenge clock winds to a stop, thirty teams will have submitted their finished works on May 2nd, and The Grand will collect and curate all of the films for presentation. Talented filmmakers are enticed to join this contest by the opportunity to raise visibility of their work and for a chance to win one of two $500 cash prizes that will be awarded to top film selections.
Members of the audience can also look forward to the chance of taking home door prizes in the form of T-shirt swag, photo booth pictures, and “Grand Giveaways” like the four local dinner and movie packages containing $100 gift card to restaurants like Maxwell’s and Hilltop Kitchen plus four movie passes to The Grand Cinema.
Food, beer, and wine will be available for purchase, and audience members are sure to see something truly one-of-a-kind with the screening of these locally inspired and created short films.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Doors open one hour before the event. The screening party will take place at Urban Grace 902 Market Street, Tacoma, WA 98402. Tickets are on sale now and are available at The Grand’s Box Office
(606 S Fawcett Ave, Tacoma 98402) or online at www.GrandCinema.com