View from the Bay

Dear Friends, Lights, Camera…Take Action! Last month we celebrated the 6th Annual Thunder Bay International Film Festival (TBIFF). Our team is grateful for all of our dedicated partners, generous sponsors, passionate volunteers, and enthusiastic fans that made the festival our most successful one to date. The festival has not only become one of the sanctuary’s signature outreach events, it has [...]

By | 2018-02-23T20:29:19+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Superintendent|Comments Off on View from the Bay

‘Sanctuaries Are’ Student Film Competition Winners

Encouraging students to explore and connect with the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the variety of ecosystems throughout northeast Michigan has resulted in a long-term partnership with the Thunder Bay International Film Festival and the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (NEMI GLSI). For the past three years, the sanctuary and NEMI GLSI have [...]

By | 2018-02-23T20:06:24+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Event|Comments Off on ‘Sanctuaries Are’ Student Film Competition Winners

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+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Event, Film Festival|Comments Off on Thank You for Making Sixth Annual Film Festival a Record Breaker!

Northeast Michigan Youth Advisory Council Grant

Area Youth Enable Hundreds of Students to Participate in Film Festival An example of how youth in northeast Michigan team up to offer fellow students extraordinary opportunities to broaden their horizons and learn about the world around them took place this year at the Thunder Bay International Film Festival (TBIFF). Nearly a thousand students from [...]

By | 2018-02-20T19:21:16+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Awarded Grants|Comments Off on Northeast Michigan Youth Advisory Council Grant