Registration and Ticket Information

Follow the links below for information about our Longleaf 2018 events.

  • Reception for Filmmakers and Friends, with entertainment provided by the North Carolina Film Orchestra
    Enjoy the Longleaf community of Official Selection Filmmakers and all our friends at this Reception.  Music by the North Carolina Film Orchestra, appetizers and drinks make the evening fun.  Friday, May 11, 6:15–8:15 p.m.  Advance tickets have sold out—thanks for the support!  A limited number of tickets have been held back for admission Friday evening. We regret that we cannot accommodate everyone, but remember our Wrap Party Saturday evening: we’ll have plenty of space there.
  • Movies-N-Moonlight, our first outdoor screen block!
    Like all our film blocks, this one is free; but it’s also outside, bathed in moonlight!  Let us know you’re coming—some seating will be provided, or bring your own as a guarantee.  Note: While the independent films screened are not rated by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), most would fall within the PG-13 range.  Friday, May 11, 8:30–10 p.m.
  • Women in Film, North Carolina Style, our morning panel for filmmakers and film fans, with women filmmakers Kelly Creedon, Lana Garland, Nicolle Jones, and Camden Watts; moderated by Beth Yerxa
    Saturday, May 12, 11 a.m. to noon.  Online registration is now closed; check at the registration table in the museum lobby to see if space is available.
  • Distribution Platforms and How to Get There, our afternoon panel for filmmakers, with guests Elisabeth Haviland James, Evan Kidd, and Thomas Varnum; moderated by Eric Johnson
    Saturday, May 12, 2–3 p.m.  Online registration is now closed; check at the registration table in the museum lobby to see if space is available.
  • Awards Ceremony
    Be here to congratulate all winners Longleaf as cash prizes and our signature tiles are awarded in multiple categories.  Applaud at will.  The ceremony is free and open to the public; space is limited.  Saturday, May 12, following the final film block in Daniels Auditorium.
  • Wrap Party!
    That’s a wrap!  This is a FREE public reception for friends, family members, and other supporters of filmmakers and Longleaf at Oak & Dagger Public House. Your favorite brew is on you; munchies are on Longleaf.  Donations support Longleaf 2019!  Let us know you’re coming; registration is requested but not required.  Saturday, May 12, following the awards ceremony. 


Spend Saturday with Longleaf:
Food Truck schedule

11 a.m.–2 p.m.: Mr. Mongolian, made-to-order Asian stir fry
4–6 p.m.: Mr. Puebla Tacos, “The real deal: fresh, friendly, delicious!”


Coming from out of town?

Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown is the headquarters hotel for Longleaf 2018.Longleaf has a room block at Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown—
just a few blocks from Longleaf and our Wrap Party!

Call 855-914-1878 and ask for the Longleaf Film Festival room block or
register online here by Friday, April 27,
for our discounted block rate.