April 18-22, 2018 | Denton, Texas, USA

Photography Portfolio Reviews

Thursday, April 19th / 2PM / PA Arts Center 10×10 Portfolio Critiques: Bring up to 10 photographs for a panel of photographers to offer opinions, suggestions and general feedback in a quick 10-minute critique of your work. Critiques will cover impact, composition, technique and more. Appointments are scheduled in 10 minute increments; up to 10 images. Use…

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KUZU Reception

Friday, April 20th / 7:30PM / HSO Gallery KUZU FM is Denton’s low-power FM radio station. With it’s broadcast headquarters just down the street, KUZU provides a platform for musicians and music enthusiasts. KUZU is the sponsor of the film Sex & Broadcasting which screens at the Campus Theatre across the street at 9PM. So…

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Instant Film Photography Talk

Saturday, April 21 / 12PM / PA Arts Center The Instant Film Society’s Daniel Rodrigue and Armand Kohandani (owner of Denton Camera Exchange) will give some best-practice tips on how to get great results when shooting new and expired instant film in this session that features the IFS’ traveling “Instant Film Museum,” which is an interactive timeline of more than 20…

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True Texas Travel Reception

Saturday, April 21st / 2:30PM / HSO Gallery This event is for those with VIP or Artist badges only please. Join us for an afternoon snack and beverage before the Texas Places and True Texas Travel screenings. Meet representatives from Texas Highways Magazine, the Texas Film Commission and filmmakers from all our Texas films. This…

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Photojournalism “Secrets” & Techniques for Captivating Storytelling with Stills

Saturday, April 21st / 4PM / PA Arts Center What secrets of composition, subject matter, location, lighting and framing do the pros use to capture compelling, decisive moments? Telling a compelling story in a 20-30 image slideshow is easy, but how can you tell a whole story in a single frame? Rodrigue will explain what Henri Cartier-Bresson meant when he wrote:…

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Award Ceremony

Saturday, April 21st / 6PM / Campus Theatre This is the moment they are all waiting for; the moment we learn who will be crowned the Best! Join us for the 2018 Award Ceremony where we will give away thousands of dollars in awards to 18 different artists. The ceremony is hosted by Jill Jester…

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World Premiere Filmmaker Reception

Friday, April 20th / 5PM / Denton County Brewing Company 16 films will make their World Premiere at Thin Line 2018 and most of the filmmakers will be here for the festival. We are so excited to welcome them from all parts of the globe. To celebrate their achievement we’re hosting a mixer at Denton…

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Opening Night Reception

Wednesday, April 18th / 8:30PM / HSO Gallery Following the opening night film, attendees are invited to a reception in the HSO Gallery across the street from the Campus Theatre. Enjoy light snacks and desserts along with a selection of beer and wine. Local musician Polly Maynard will delight guests with an acoustic performance.

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Business of the Arts

Thursday, April 19th / 7PM / PA Arts Center Take your career to the next level! In this four-part panel series, leaders in the arts and music from around DFW will share their experience and knowledge about what it takes to make it in the industry. Panelists will disclose their expertise, discuss the challenges facing…

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Location Sound Recording for Documentary Production

Saturday, April 21st / 3PM / UNT on the Square For documentaries, good audio is hard to come by. Having your camera at the ready in verité situations is a lot easier than mic’ing everyone up and potentially disrupting an important moment. Come hear the tips and tricks of recording great audio regardless of your…

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Events

These are all the special events at the 2018 festival. They are listed in alphabetical order.

Location and Times vary

A Music, Photography, and Documentary Film Festival.

Award Ceremony

Saturday, April 21st / 6PM / Campus Theatre This is the moment they are all waiting for; the moment we learn who will be crowned the Best! Join us for the 2018 Award Ceremony where we will give away thousands of dollars in awards to 18 different artists. The ceremony is hosted by Jill Jester…

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A Music, Photography, and Documentary Film Festival.

Business of the Arts

Thursday, April 19th / 7PM / PA Arts Center Take your career to the next level! In this four-part panel series, leaders in the arts and music from around DFW will share their experience and knowledge about what it takes to make it in the industry. Panelists will disclose their expertise, discuss the challenges facing…

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A Music, Photography, and Documentary Film Festival.

Documentaries: Truth or Fake News?

Saturday, April 21st / 1PM / UNT on the Square Where would you place documentaries on the spectrum of TRUTH? Are documentaries held to the same standards as traditional journalism? Are they a collection of anecdotes presented as fact? Or maybe somewhere in between? Each of our panelists will share their unique perspectives on this…

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The Instant Film Society’s Daniel Rodrigue and Armand Kohandani (owner of Denton Camera Exchange) will give some best-practice tips on how to get great results when shooting new and expired instant film.

Instant Film Photography Talk

Saturday, April 21 / 12PM / PA Arts Center The Instant Film Society’s Daniel Rodrigue and Armand Kohandani (owner of Denton Camera Exchange) will give some best-practice tips on how to get great results when shooting new and expired instant film in this session that features the IFS’ traveling “Instant Film Museum,” which is an interactive timeline of more than 20…

Read More
A Music, Photography, and Documentary Film Festival.

KUZU Reception

Friday, April 20th / 7:30PM / HSO Gallery KUZU FM is Denton’s low-power FM radio station. With it’s broadcast headquarters just down the street, KUZU provides a platform for musicians and music enthusiasts. KUZU is the sponsor of the film Sex & Broadcasting which screens at the Campus Theatre across the street at 9PM. So…

Read More
A Music, Photography, and Documentary Film Festival.

Location Sound Recording for Documentary Production

Saturday, April 21st / 3PM / UNT on the Square For documentaries, good audio is hard to come by. Having your camera at the ready in verité situations is a lot easier than mic’ing everyone up and potentially disrupting an important moment. Come hear the tips and tricks of recording great audio regardless of your…

Read More
A Music, Photography, and Documentary Film Festival.

Opening Night Reception

Wednesday, April 18th / 8:30PM / HSO Gallery Following the opening night film, attendees are invited to a reception in the HSO Gallery across the street from the Campus Theatre. Enjoy light snacks and desserts along with a selection of beer and wine. Local musician Polly Maynard will delight guests with an acoustic performance.

Read More
A Music, Photography, and Documentary Film Festival.

Photography Portfolio Reviews

Thursday, April 19th / 2PM / PA Arts Center 10×10 Portfolio Critiques: Bring up to 10 photographs for a panel of photographers to offer opinions, suggestions and general feedback in a quick 10-minute critique of your work. Critiques will cover impact, composition, technique and more. Appointments are scheduled in 10 minute increments; up to 10 images. Use…

Read More
Photojournalism “Secrets” & Techniques for Captivating Storytelling with Stills.

Photojournalism “Secrets” & Techniques for Captivating Storytelling with Stills

Saturday, April 21st / 4PM / PA Arts Center What secrets of composition, subject matter, location, lighting and framing do the pros use to capture compelling, decisive moments? Telling a compelling story in a 20-30 image slideshow is easy, but how can you tell a whole story in a single frame? Rodrigue will explain what Henri Cartier-Bresson meant when he wrote:…

Read More
A Music, Photography, and Documentary Film Festival.

True Texas Travel Reception

Saturday, April 21st / 2:30PM / HSO Gallery This event is for those with VIP or Artist badges only please. Join us for an afternoon snack and beverage before the Texas Places and True Texas Travel screenings. Meet representatives from Texas Highways Magazine, the Texas Film Commission and filmmakers from all our Texas films. This…

Read More
A Music, Photography, and Documentary Film Festival.

World Premiere Filmmaker Reception

Friday, April 20th / 5PM / Denton County Brewing Company 16 films will make their World Premiere at Thin Line 2018 and most of the filmmakers will be here for the festival. We are so excited to welcome them from all parts of the globe. To celebrate their achievement we’re hosting a mixer at Denton…

Read More