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Host A Filmmaker

The Tacoma film festival is looking for filmmaker hosts!

Support independent film by providing a resting space for a visiting filmmaker during TFF 2019. 
Contact Wade Neal for more information. 

support independent filmmakers

Ever wanted to spend time with a filmmaker? Now is your chance: The Tacoma Film Festival is bringing a bunch of emerging filmmakers to town in October and they all need places to drowse and rest at various times throughout the week. Overnight stays will last approximately 1-4 days, or the whole festival, if you like. 

Share your Space 


If you like sharing hospitality and have an extra bedroom, finished basement, garage or studio, hosting a filmmaker is a great way to support the festival and get involved with our film-loving community. Our housing budget is minimal, and this program will help support bringing as many filmmakers as possible to Tacoma!

what's required of me?

Most of the time the filmmakers will be at the festival screening films and attending TFF events, so there will be a minimal time commitment. You will not be required to provide transportation or food. 


If you choose to host one or more ‘makers you will earn up to two free VIP passes per household to the entire festival and two invites to the VIP filmmaker event.


partner with us

Join in our mission to share independent films in the Tacoma area by giving a filmmaker a place to rest and recharge during TFF 2018. You might make a connection with someone whose current or next project gets released with even wider recognition.

Past visiting filmmakers to TFF have included David Lowery (Director, Pete’s Dragon), Julia Garner (Actor, Grandma), and Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld (Creators, High Maintenance, HBO Series).

For questions contact:

Wade Neal, Assistant Executive Director. 
Phone: 253-572-6062

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