SHORT FILMS – Filmmakers throughout the Midwest Region as well as California and New York submitted more than 50 films to this year’s Maumee Film Festival. We are grateful to all of the filmmakers who have shared their work with us and look forward to showcasing it in the beautiful and iconic Maumee Indoor Theater.
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. MATINEE spend an afternoon watching short films & student films. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
5:00 to 6:00 p.m. PROJECT-4 FILMS featuring 9 films created as part of the four-day film challenge, with specific criteria including scenes shot in Maumee.
6:30 to 9:30 p.m. PRIMETIME LINE-UP – Outstanding short films in a variety of formats including narrative, documentary, animation and music.
General admission tickets cost $6.00 and may be purchased in advance on Eventbrite. There is a small processing fee per ticket purchase. One general admission ticket includes entrance to all film screenings; however, we ask that you select the screening or screenings you plan to attend. Tickets will be available to purchase online until noon on September 23, 2017.
A limited number of tickets are available for purchase at the Maumee Indoor Theater box office – CASH ONLY SALE
This film festival is not recommended for young viewers as some of the films contain strong language and have adult themes – Thank You!
We Are Proud To Welcome Katie Holmes To The Maumee Film Festival!
Katie Holmes and her sister Tammy Fretti are serving on this year’s judge’s panel. They join actor Robert Knepper, who returned for a third year along with Brent Howard, an independent filmmaker living in Los Angeles.
We are grateful for the support of our esteemed panel of judges!
MISSION: The Maumee Film Festival celebrates the art of creativity, filmmaking and storytelling. It allows aspiring filmmakers the unique opportunity to see their work projected on a movie screen in the iconic and beautiful Maumee Indoor Theater. The festival celebrates the city of Maumee, a peaceful community situated along the scenic Maumee River.
AWARDS: Film Festival awards will be presented at the conclusion of the evening. The films screened during the PRIMETIME LINE-UP as well as the PROJECT-4 CHALLENGE are eligible for judges’ and audience choice awards.
KICK-OFF PARTY at Westcott in Maumee – All filmmakers who submitted a film and those who registered for the Project-4 Film Challenge are invited to attend a special kick-off party on Friday, September 22 at Westcott in Maumee. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other filmmakers, see their new soundstage and check out gear and equipment. Filmmakers should have received an email regarding registration information for this event. A special thank you to Dale’s Bar & Grill and Village Idiot for offering to provide hors d’oeuvres for this special occassion.
Contact Information: Nancy Gagnet, Maumee Film Festival Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org or (419) 360-8466
Sam Johnson, Manager Maumee Indoor Theater: (419) 897-8902
Committee Members: Mike Brice, Nancy Gagnet, Ryan Gagnet, Alex Goetz, Justin Grubb, Dan Lawrence, Annette Meklus, Deb Rasmusson & Danielle Walker
Maumee Indoor Theater, 601 Conant Street, Maumee Ohio, 43537