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Upcoming TCFF Events


Future of Film
TCFF Lounge, 1658 West End Blvd.
Saturday, October 24th @ 1:00pm – 2:30pm
FREE Admission
In partnership with IFP Minnesota

A discussion on the state of the film industry with some of the top media professionals in the publishing industry.

Share in conversation with top journalists from Variety,, Screen Magazine, as well as a publicist/pr firm that’s handled films such as No Country for Old MenOslo, August 31st, as well as local film Miss Tibet: Beauty in Exile.

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Free Day for Youth • Invitation Only – Email Matt Cici to sign up for future events at:
Showplace ICON Lounge, 1625 West End Blvd.
TCFF Lounge, 1658 West End Blvd.
Sunday, October 25th

A fun-filled day for youth to learn about film. Partnering with youth-focused organizations, attendees of TCFF’s Filmmaker Academy will watch and discuss a movie with the filmmakers and create their own movie poster and trailer based on their experiences.

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Capturing the Image
TCFF Lounge, 1658 West End Blvd.
Saturday, October 31st @ 11:00am – 12:30pm
FREE Admission

A discussion on the challenges and tools of telling stories through images.

Share in conversation with two award-winning DPs (Adrian Danciu and Checco Varese, ASC) and two McKnight Fellow Directors (Ann Prim and Norah Shapiro), a guided discussion with a local filmmaker and educator (Keith Langsdorf).

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w/ Matt Osterman
Festival Lounge
Saturday, October 31st @ 1:00pm – 2:30pm
FREE Admission

A conversation with Matt to discuss his career in film, including a showcase of his works (Ghost from the Machine400 Days), moderated by Minnesota filmmaker Todd Cobery (In An InstantKumiko: The Treasure HunterGood Morning, Beautiful ). Filmmaker Spotlights bring the community together to explore the craft of filmmaking and celebrate the individuals who challenge the medium.

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Twin Cities Film Fest Institute (TCFF Institute) is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering independent artists, educating youth, and enriching audiences. Through our programs, we are dedicated to providing resources for filmmakers to develop their craft, think critically, and connect with each other. TCFF Institute works year-round, in tandem with Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF), as a community-based organization to educate youth, artists, and public about the world of cinema and inspires these individuals to create.

The Filmmaker Academy focuses on engaging youth through workshops, school visits, and other programs to advance education of the arts. The program also serves educators and school districts in the area through curriculum development and through partnerships with colleges and universities. The Filmmaker Academy seeks to become a central hub to develop, support, and inspire the most curious and risky generations in their quest to discover their own voices.

TCFF Public Cinema Program offers cinema education, discussions, and workshops for the public. Twin Cities Film Fest is known for carrying topical films that spark dialogue. These panels and workshops provide a place for the Twin Cities audiences to discuss the films and learn about filmmaking. With the TCFF Public Cinema Program we are dedicated to providing resources for filmmakers to develop their craft with workshops and film challenges, offering critical media thinking through panel discussions and movie nights, and connecting film artists at social mixers and events.

Broadcast Production Team Members Needed

Junior Cole Mayer is looking for students interested in being part of a broadcast production team. The IT department recently bought a Tricaster (switcher) and now has the capabilities to live stream events. These events are Athletic events, HUSC general assembly and other interesting on campus events. Team members will be paid. People interested learning about broadcasting and being part of production team should email Cole

Web Editor Needed

The Oracle, Hamline’s Independent Student Newspaper is currently looking for a web editor. This is a paid position. The Web editor is responsible for updating the Oracle Website on a weekly basis. The person should also be able to stay on top of trends and news on the internet and updating the website to be as accurate and timely as possible. There should be a lot of focus on the visual appeal of the website. Stop into Drew science 106 to apply or at our website


DMA Logo Design Competition

The Digital Media Arts department is sadly, logo-less.   So we’re making it a competition.  All designers interested in submitting a design must attend an information session to get full information on our expectations, how to enter, and some tips for a successful submission.

Weds, October 7th, 12:30 pm, BML#21.

Raspberry Pi Art Contest v2.0

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The Digital Media Arts Department announces the 2nd Iteration of the Raspberry Pi Art Contest.

Make an art project with the new version of the Raspberry Pi computer: Video installation, audio art, interface art, non-games, physical computing, you-name-it…

Don’t underestimate the power of these little computers – they can play full rez HD video (HDMI connector onboard), run Scratch projects and much more.  There’s a very active Raspberry Pi community out there – lots of resources to help you learn and build.

How to Enter

  • Sign up and register your team –  fill out the entry form.
    before October 5th.
  • Get a Raspberry Pi kit (we provide the kit)
  • Complete the project by 12/14/15
  • Exhibit the piece in the DMA Fall Showcase


  1. All Entrants must be currently enrolled Hamline students.
  2. Completed projects must utilize a Raspberry Pi
  3. In order to compete, teams must show the completed piece in the DMA Fall Showcase.
  4. Teams are responsible for setting up and tearing down their project for the DMA Fall Showcase.
  5. Projects are due: 12/14/15 3pm – Projects will be assigned a location for setup
  6. Projects must be up and running by 4pm.
  7. All kits must be returned by 12/14/15 3pm.



The winning team(s) will win the Raspberry Pi, some Pi swag and a Pi trophy