Opening Night Reception

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 6:00pm

Open to All Access Passholders.
Join us to celebrate the launch of the 5th annual Emerge Film Festival. Just a short 10 minute walk from the opening night screening at the Franco!

Emerge Outdoors

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
MOVED INDOORS! See you at the Franco!
Doors open at 7pm. Tickets $10 or included with All Access and Friday Only Passes.

In partnership with Maine Outdoor Film Festival!
Broke & Stoked Winners
Into Twin Galaxies

Bring your own chairs.
Pinky D's Poutine Truck and Fireworks Mobile Wood Fired Pizza on site!

Emerge Outdoors After-Party

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:00pm

Open to All Access and Friday Only passholders.

Making it in Maine Filmmaker Panels

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
Panels open to All Access Passholders and Saturday Only Passholders. Tickets available at the door - $10 for both panels.

Making it in Maine, Part II: Low Budget Filmmaking - From Script to Screen
A filmmaker panel exploring the realities of bringing a script into production, funding options, distribution, and the special challenges of making it happen in Maine.
Moderator: Mariah Klapatch
Panelists: Corey Norman, Tonya Shevenell, Anna Gravel, Derek Kimball, Nicolle Littrell

MFA presents a VFX and Postproduction Workflow demonstration with Geoff Leighton

Making it in Maine, Part III: Setting Up Shop – Balancing Creativity and Making a Living
A filmmaker panel addressing the challenges of being a creative artist, a film professional, and running a successful small business in Maine.
Moderator: Manette Pottle
Panelists: Ben Severance, CJ Lampman, Morgan Myer, David Wright, Alex Steed, Lindsay Heald, Jen Smith

Closing Night Party

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:30pm

Open to All Access and Saturday Only passholders.