The Handmade Film Institute

Dedicated to exploring, extending, and supporting the use of motion picture film as an artistic medium

June 3 - 11, 2017
Spend a week at the beach on beautiful Orcas Island, WA investigating celluloid film!
June 24 - July 2, 2017
Our foundational workshop. Spend a week at 8200 feet in the Rocky Mountains engaged in a comprehensive investigation of lab-based film techniques and aesthetics.
July 15 - July 27, 2017
An immersive filmmaking odyssey into another world of pristine steams, meadows, and peaks on Colorado's high and wild Continental Divide.
September 16 - September 23, 2017
Spend the week of the Autumnal Equinox employing unconventional non-toxic approaches to handmade filmmaking in a profound lanscape of ancient stone cicles and vistas that have been the focus of human attention for thousands of years.