The Tryon International Film Festival (TRIFF) is the signature program of the Polk County Film Initiative (PCFI), a 501C3 non-profit organization. PCFI was founded in 2013 with a one-year film-making course for youth, titled The Next Generation Film Project. PCFI’s TRIFF serves the WNC & Upstate SC with a weekend long film festival in October each year, film screenings & education opportunities. For more information about PCFI, TRIFF or how you can get involved, please contact Debra Torrence at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tryon Premiere - Electric Jesus - Sunday, June 11, 7 PM @ Tryon Theatre
Join us at the Tryon Theatre for a fun fundraiser for the 2023 Tryon International Film Festival, Electric Jesus on the Big Screen and Q& A with the film team & Director, Chris White The movie stars Brian Bumgartner who starred as Kevin in wildly popular, The Office. An Alabama preacher’s daughter runs off with the band when a flashy promoters sells a Christian metal band of a summer tour in 1986, their desire to “make Jesus famous” meets the complexities and confusion of personal ambition, youthful zeal, lifelong friendships, and first love. Check out the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjapUT9Ifo0. Many thanks to partner, Tryon Theatre for hosting this event, Sunday, June 11 at 7 PM. 6:00pm – 7:00pm reception at Tryon Bottle and Nest Artisan Market with cash bar and light appetizers.
Submit Your Film for TRIFF23Enter Film by Aug 1: https://filmfreeway.com/TRYON2023
The Tryon International Film Festival has added a new category for Year 9 in 2023: Environmental Awareness Film.
TRIFF 2023 Program Ad SalesOpen through June 10, 2023
Over the past 8 years, more than 4,300 attendees have participated in TRIFF. Funding for PCFI activities comes from donations, sponsorships, and ticket & merchandise sales. In 2022, the majority of funding for TRIFF came from area business sponsorships. Attendees hail largely from WNC & Upstate SC, with 20% from out of region/state/country. Attendees are typically between 25 – 60 years of age, with a growing youth population engaging with TRIFF activities. Buy an ad in the TRIFF 2023 program here or email Debra at email@example.com. Print-ready copy is due by August 1, 2023. TRIFF23 ad sizes (inches):
TRIFF 2023 SponsorshipsOpens March 1, 2023
More than 4,300 attendees have participated in TRIFF. Funding for PCFI activities comes from donations, sponsorships, and ticket & merchandise sales. In 2022, the majority of funding for TRIFF came from area business sponsorships. Secure your sponsorship here for TRIFF 2023 and/or email Debra at firstname.lastname@example.org. Print-ready copy is due by August 1, 2023.
TRIFF 2023 Call for Volunteers Open
TRIFF 2023 Film Festival Tickets on Sale on July 1Student Discounts Available
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!
The Heart of this Film Festival is You!
RED CARPET EXCITEMENT
Matthew Modine with Kirk and Beau
THE FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL
Independent films can shock, amaze, and make you take a second look at the world around you, and are a gift to the world of film.
IT TAKES A VILLAGE
What set this festival apart?
The whole town participates!
THE FOOTHILLS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
The perfect backdrop