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2018 High Falls Film Festival

Events

  1. Kodak 16mm Filmmaking Workshop

    Workshop / 120 mins
    A hands-on 16mm workshop presented by Kodak. Free participation, space limited, registration required.
    Kodak Filmmaking Workshop Session 1

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 9:00 am Free with reservation

    Kodak Filmmaking Workshop Session 2

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 11:30 am Free with reservation

    Kodak Filmmaking Workshop Session 3

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 2:00 pm Free with reservation


  2. Friday Night After Party

    Following the Friday night screenings join us at Steadfast for post-film conversation and celebration! No cover/cash bar. Complimentary light snacks.

    Preceded by: Saint Judy – with Q & A

    Friday Night After Party

    Steadfast
    Friday, November 2, 2018 9:30 pm No cover/cash bar.

    Preceded By:
    Saint Judy – with Q&A

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Friday, November 2, 2018 7:30 pm Available at box office


  3. Sony VENICE Presentation

    Learn about Sony's next generation motion picture camera with forward thinking full frame sensor, phenomenal color science and user-friendly operation.
    Sony VENICE Presentation

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Thursday, November 1, 2018 5:00 pm FREE

    Sony VENICE Presentation

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Friday, November 2, 2018 5:00 pm FREE

    Sony VENICE Presentation

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 11:30 am FREE

    Sony VENICE Presentation

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Sunday, November 4, 2018 11:30 am FREE


  4. Tribute to Thérèse DePrez

    A tribute to Thérèse DePrez, Rochester native and award winning film production designer.
    Tribute to Thérèse DePrez

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Friday, November 2, 2018 6:00 pm Free and open to the public


  5. Thursday “Coffee Chat” – FREE Admission

    Coffee Chat / 60 mins
    Engage with filmmakers and festival fans from a front-row-seat during an intimate and informal one-hour talk.
    Coffee Chat – Opening Night

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:00 pm FREE


  6. Opening Night Party – sponsored by ESL Federal Credit Union

    Party / 180 mins
    Join us for a fabulous opening party at Arbor Loft, the elegant event space overlooking Downtown Rochester and the East End. Mingle with visiting filmmakers and film fans and enjoy decadent desserts, hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar plus live music.

    Preceded by: This Changes Everything – Opening Film with director Q&A

    Opening Night Party

    Arbor Loft
    Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:30 pm Available at the door

    Preceded By:
    This Changes Everything – Opening Film with Q & A

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Thursday, November 1, 2018 6:30 pm Available at box office


  7. Saturday “Coffee Chat” – FREE Admission

    Coffee Chat / 60 mins
    Engage with filmmakers and festival fans from a front-row-seat during an intimate and informal one-hour talk. Special guest, entertainment lawyers Mark Costello and Alan Lockwood of Boylan Code LLP.
    Coffee Chat – Saturday Morning

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 10:30 am FREE


  8. Making Your Film in NYS Panel – FREE Admission

    Panel Discussion / 60 mins
    Meet the team from the New York State Governor’s Office of Motion Picture & Television Development, the regional film office, and local filmmakers for a discussion of all things productive in New York State – tax credits, location scouting, finding stages and crew, and more. Whether you’re a first time filmmaker wondering where to start or a veteran producer looking to catch up on the latest, this informal face-to-face Q&A is an invaluable opportunity to meet Team NY and learn firsthand about all the great things New York State and this region has to offer.
    Making Your Film in NYS Panel/Coffee Chat

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Friday, November 2, 2018 4:00 pm FREE


  9. Saturday Night Spotlight Party

    Party
    Cap off the biggest day of the festival with us in the old world grandeur of The Century Club.

    Preceded by: The White Orchid – with director Q&A

    Saturday Spotlight Party

    The Century Club
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 9:00 pm

    Preceded By:
    The White Orchid – with Q&A

    The Little Theatre - #1
    Saturday, November 3, 2018 7:30 pm


  10. Sunday “Coffee Chat” – FREE Admission

    Coffee Chat / 60 mins
    Engage with filmmakers and festival fans from a front-row-seat during an intimate and informal one-hour talk.
    Coffee Chat – Sunday Morning

    Sony Festival Lounge
    Sunday, November 4, 2018 10:30 am FREE