Film spotlight

What is Slingshot?

Slingshot is a monthly project produced by the Tacoma Film Alliance. The goal of Slingshot is to produce at least 1 short film per month, with the goal of building your confidence and experience in filmmaking.

What are the rules?

Be creative! We want you to make your film. We have some general guidelines to better assist you in the movie making magic.

  • First rule: everybody is welcome to participate!
  • Scripts will be voted upon by Slingshot members monthly.
  • Scripts should be limited to 2-3 pages, and should be able to be filmed in around half a day.
  • Scripts submissions last for 1 week.
  • Voting on the months script will last for 1 week.
  • The writer of the selected film directs the film, unless they decide to select someone else.
  • The director of the film assigns the producer, selects the cast, and the crew.
  • Monthly films should be edited within 30 days.
  • The TFA will be there to help with knowledge and tools.
  • Repeat the next month!

Want to join us?

Just fill out the short form below and we'll be in touch shortly.

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Here's why you should register for the TFA today!

  • We're awesome people and want to work with you!
  • We have cool toys and are willing to share!
  • We know all the good spots to film, and you'll get access to our database of filmable locations!
  • We're trying to build a goddamned community. Quit being a turd and join.