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2020 Timelapse Film Festival

the premiere event for the timelapse community
worldwide

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4th annual
timelapse film festival & awards ceremony

August 1, 2020
Joshua Tree retreat center
joshua tree, california
doors open at 6pm
screenings start at 7:30pm prompt
(tickets on sale JUNE 1, 2020)

 
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2020 Film Festival Theme & Categories

In just a few short years, Timelapse has become a powerful medium for conveying ideas. 
Our 2020 Theme is: “Tell Me a Story!”

We will be looking for films which inform our viewers with a message. 
Our 2020 categories are:

the beauty of nature

humans and NATURE 

 living in the city

documentary / social commentary

experimental

iphone/mobile

See our 2020 Submission Guidelines

2016 Q&A Panel (Aero Theater Santa Monica, CA) - Including  Godfrey Reggio  (far left) and  Gunther Wegner  (second from right) and  Casey Kiernan  (third from right) Festival Creator/Director,  Jeff Frost  ((fourth from right)

2016 Q&A Panel (Aero Theater Santa Monica, CA) - Including Godfrey Reggio (far left) and Gunther Wegner (second from right) and Casey Kiernan (third from right) Festival Creator/Director, Jeff Frost ((fourth from right)

World-Class Panel of Judges 

The Timelapse Film Festival Judges are renowned for their passion, creativity and leadership in the Timelapse art-form. Our 2020 Judges are:

Tom Lowe
Award-Winning Cinematographer
and Director of "Timescapes"

Gunther Wegner
Inventor of LRTimelapse ,
the software which created a revolution in Timelapse Filmmaking.

Josh Dunlop
Owner of ExpertPhotography.com

Bobby Furst
Nationally known Assemblage artist and photographer/videographer.
Bobby is a driving force in the hi-desert art scene with his multi-media performance space "FurstWurld".

Eva Soltes
Filmmaker / Performing Arts Producer / Producer/Director of LOU HARRISON: A World of Music a documentary of the acclaimed American composer Lou Harrison.

Peter Bill
Professor of New Media and Interdisciplinary Arts
at Western New Mexico University
Founded the first timelapse-only film festival in North America.

Previous Judges

Godfrey Reggio
Director of the landmark film “Koyaanisqatsi” (1982), with cinematography by Ron Fricke (Baraka) and music composed by Philip Glass. The feature length Timelapse film combined state-of-the-art filmmaking with a stunning message that captivated audiences on the big screen. 

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The Premiere Event for the Timelapse Community
Worldwide