Waterfront Film Festival

The Waterfront Film Festival was created by entertainment professionals form Michigan, Los Angeles and New York in 1999. The purpose was to create a “middle coast” venue for independent filmmakers who wanted to present their work to diverse audiences. The festival has succeeded with growing support and recognition each year, and enthusiastic reviews from attendees. Each June, Saugatuck, Michigan fills up with film enthusiasts, actors, producers and directors who come together to share the excitement as exceptional independent films from all over the United States are screened in relaxed, informal settings.


Where

Saugatuck, Michigan



When

The festival takes place the second weekend in June and runs for four days. Dates for the year 2009 are June 11 till June 14.


Main Events

  • Thursday night's street party
  • Friday and Saturday evening VIP mixers
  • Film screenings
  • Seminars


How to Participate

Ticket/ Pass Options
  • Patron Pass ($500) Entitles holder to first entry to all films and seminars for the entire Festival, including Thursday night's street party, as well as exclusive entry to the Friday and Saturday evening VIP mixers. $200 of this pass is tax deductible.
  • Fast Pass ($300) Entitles holder to first entry to all films and seminars for the entire Festival, including Thursday night's street party, as well as, exclusive entry to the Friday and Saturday evening VIP mixers.
  • Super Pass ($200) Entitles holder to priority entry to all films and seminars for the entire Festival, including Thursday night's street party.
  • Day Passes (Fri and Sun $70, Sat $75) Entitles holder to priority entry to all films and seminars for one day of the Festival.
  • Individual Tickets All showings and seminars are $10.

Waterfront is a 100% volunteer-run non-profit event. All donations and proceeds from ticket and merchandise sales go directly to the operational budget of the festival. All donations are fully tax deductible and allow for the continuation of the festival in the following years.


Contact Information

PO Box 387
Saugatuck, MI 49453

Get Directions
(269) 857-8351
www.waterfrontfilm.org/


About Saugatuck, MI

Originally, Saugatuck was a lumber town and port, that along with the neighboring village of Douglas was transformed into a rich art venue and popular tourist destination, that offers a variety of art galleries, harbor, marinas, scenery, unusual stores, and the view from atop Mount Baldhead. Moreover, Saugatuck draws tourists for its renowned Oval Beach on Lake Michigan, Saugatuck Dunes State Park and Allegan State Game Area.
http://www.saugatuck.com/


My Experience

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Original Artwork
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The Keewatin Maritime Museum
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Typical Street
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Film Venue
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Seminar Venue