Detroit’s Trinity International Film Festival. The festival takes place August 20-23, 2020 in beautiful Downtown Detroit at The Marlene Boll Theater, 1401 Broadway, Detroit, Michigan and The Carr Center Gallery. The 4-day event themed “FILM YOUR FUTURE” features an array of independent films, screenplays, workshops, The Future panel discussion and filmmakers from around the world. We are also hosting a Best screenplay competition, 2nd Annual Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey 100 Proof! Red Carpet Award ceremony. We expect an audience of over 4500 people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds to attend. This event will give your company a distinct marketing opportunity with this population in Detroit.
The TI Film Festival has hosted industry professionals locally and nationally to share their knowledge and expertise in various workshops and industry discussions. Special guests have included famed Actress and Producer, Tangi Miller, Syndicated Radio Host and Film Producer, Russ Parr, Former BET Executive Producer, Ralph Scott, currently with the Aspire Network (Owned by Magic Johnson), film segment producer/head of production for more than 100 episodes of SNL, Tanya Ryno and Writer, Director, Qasim Basir, “Destined,” and Actress/Singer Deborah Joy Winans of the acclaimed TV series “Greenleaf,” which airs on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network.
The highlight of this event over the years has been all of the innovative work we've showcased by indie filmmakers and our audience that supports Detroit's TI Film Festival.
2020 Festival Schedule (Screening Schedule Coming Soon)
10 Jade Crystal Awards
10 Certificate Awards
Cash Prize for Best Feature Screenplay Sponsored by EVERYDAY IMOK!
Cash Prize for Best Director sponsored ( Uncle Nearest 100 PROOF! CINEMATIC EXCELLENCE AWARD)
Films must be submitted via digital download (preferred).
Short films can be up to 45 minutes in length.
Webisodes can be up to 15 minutes in length.
Feature Films can be up to 91 minutes in length.
Films must be in English or have English subtitles.
Television episodes can be up to 10 minutes / 2 episodes max 20min in length.
All entries will be viewed by the selection committee. Filmmakers will be notified if selected or not, via email.
Filmmakers retain all of the rights to their film / intellectual property.