To promote and encourage future artists and artisans in the art, media, and technology of filmmaking.  To further public awareness and appreciation of motion pictures as an art form. To support the education of the general public in these areas by hosting annual film exhibitions, lectures, seminars, workshops, and other activities.

TCIF3 motto is “To spotlight independent films with limited budgets using unlimited imagination!”

TCIF3 is a Washington state non-profit organization.
A Registered 501c3 Tax-Exempt Organization
To spotlight independent films made by film makers with limited budgets,
but unlimited imagination! 
Sept 26-27/Oct 3-5, 2014
Richland, WA  USA
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TCIF3 Film Festival will be screening Independent Horror Short films at the Seattle Crypticon Horror Convention in Seattle WA during Memorial Weekend in May 2013!!
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Coming in 2014....
RadCon 6B - February 14-16, 2014 - Pasco Red Lion
Best of TCIF3 Film Festival  Movie Night - March 22, 2014 - ACT Theatre
TCIF3/ACT 48 Hour Film Challenge - May 9-11, 2014 - ACT Theatre
Seattle Crypticon -  May 23-25, 2014 - Seattle WA
TCIF3 Film Festival - Sept 26-27, Oct 3-5, 2014 - Richland WA
The Human Race
Director: Paul Hough

Director: Dennis Liu

Split the Check
Director: Patrick Rea

Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty
Director: Nicky Phelan

Hughes the Force
Director: J.C. Reifenburg

TCIF3 Film Festival Host Hotel
2013 TCIF3 Film Festival Award Winners
2014 TCIF3/ACT 48 Hour Film Challenge
Weekend of May 9, 2014
2014 TCIF3/ACT 48 Hour Film Challenge Poster
2014 TCIF3/ACT 48 Hour Film Challenge Rules and Forms
TCIF3/ACT 48 Hour Film Challenge

The challenge is free to enter and the process is simple.

1. Put a team together - it can be any size, though we have found smaller teams work best, fewer egos!

2. You pick a team name - we refer to you throughout the process by this, so pick a good one!

3. Turn up on Friday May 9- ACT Theatre in Richland at 5:30pm - to receive your brief, and review the rules.

4. Make a film in a weekend - runtime of no longer than seven minutes.

5. Get it back to us by Sunday May 11- ACT Theatre in Richland at 5:30pm - for screening/judging - simple huh!

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2014 TCIF3/ACT 48 Hour Film Challenge
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