Screenings at the Sanctuary: Great Lakes Now program to have ongoing showings at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

by Great Lakes Now Visitors to the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center will be able to view new episodes of Great Lakes Now under a new partnership between the Detroit Public Television initiative and the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Starting in February, the Sanctuary Visitor’s Center will begin free showings of each half-hour show. [...]

By |2020-02-11T11:27:19-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Film Festival|Comments Off on Screenings at the Sanctuary: Great Lakes Now program to have ongoing showings at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

5th Annual Student Film Competition at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

The annual Thunder Bay International Film Festival Student Film Competition (TBIFF) challenged students in grades 8-12 to create a five-minute or less film on the theme: #GreatLakesAre. Out of 30+ entries, 13 films were selected to receive the festival’s Official Selection Laurels. They were screened together in a free public session at the festival on [...]

By |2020-02-17T09:53:50-05:00January 30th, 2020|Event, Film Festival|Comments Off on 5th Annual Student Film Competition at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Winners Announced for the 4th Annual Student Film Competition at the Thunder Bay International Film Festival

Film Festival Lead Sponsor and Chemical Bank branch manager Laura Werda and assistant manager Jodi Sucharski present the 1st Place Student Film Award to Akia Rutherford from Rogers City High School for her film: "Exploration is Essential" Students from Alpena, Hillman, Onaway, Rogers City, and Stockbridge High Schools receiving awards for their films [...]

By |2019-02-07T20:30:58-05:00January 31st, 2019|Film Festival|Comments Off on Winners Announced for the 4th Annual Student Film Competition at the Thunder Bay International Film Festival

The Show Will Go On! Thunder Bay International Film Festival Tickets on Sale Now

For the seventh year, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is bringing the world of cinema to northeast Michigan! From January 23 through 27, residents and travelers to northeast Michigan will be treated to some of the most impressive ocean and Great Lakes films from around the world. With support from local community partners led by the Friends [...]

By |2019-01-29T14:39:55-05:00January 14th, 2019|Event, Film Festival|Comments Off on The Show Will Go On! Thunder Bay International Film Festival Tickets on Sale Now

Thank You for Making Sixth Annual Film Festival a Record Breaker!

Thanks to you -- our sponsors, ticket holders, aspiring student and professional filmmakers, and volunteers -- the Thunder Bay International Film Festival (TBIFF) sold out for three consecutive nights! Collectively, from Rogers City to Harrisville for the first two nights, and in Alpena for two nights and two days of full programming, the festival had [...]

By |2018-02-23T20:00:16-05:00February 18th, 2018|Event, Film Festival|Comments Off on Thank You for Making Sixth Annual Film Festival a Record Breaker!