Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival YEAR TWO!!

You never know who you’ll meet at VTFF!

Happy New Year! It’s 2018 and we’re gearing up for the second annual Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival! Submissions are open now for your unconventional narrative shorts—CLICK HERE for info on the kinds of films we’re looking for as well our the rules and deadlines.

In the coming months, we’ll be reaching out to sponsors, booking bands and artists, and curating the film program to make our 2018 fest kick at least as much ass as 2017! If you’re a filmmaker anywhere in the world, or a musician/artist in Michigan, please reach out to us to learn how you can be a part of the fest. We’re also looking for Michigan-based volunteers—hit us up if you wanna hang out and help out!

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VTFF2018 Postcard
Thanks to everybody who helped make VTFF2017 a huge success—we hope to see you again at VTFF2018!!

Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival 2017 Wrap-Up

Jerry White Jr. (by Millie Ho)I kind of have a thing for film festivals. There’s something magical about watching movies with filmmakers and an audience that really gives a shit. Something amazing about the crazy days and long nights hanging out with fellow dreamers and makers. The thrill of discovery! I’ve been particularly inspired by fests that foster a creative community, involve music and art, and are anchored in a city or neighborhood that is often overlooked or underappreciated. There’s a reason why we love “Show & Tell” as kids—we all have a need to be heard and share what we’re passionate about! The Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival is what that looks like for our crew, in this town, at this moment.

Our inaugural fest was a huge success! We received over 200 film submissions from around the world and welcomed hundreds to the fest over three days. Whether you were there and would like to relive it or couldn’t make it and want to see what the fuss was all about, here’s a collection of VTFF2017 stuff to check out! —Jerry White Jr. | Festival Director


Vidlings Chorus created by Jerry White Jr.

VTFF2017 Clips edited by Andy Menko & Jerry White Jr.

Weicht ihr Trauergeister
Written by J.S Bach

Written by Jerry White Jr.
Performed by Jerry White Jr. & Yu Jung Ho

VTFF2017 Logo & Monos drawn by Millie Ho