After a successful first year, the 2nd Annual Motorcycle Film Festival will be held on September 24–27, 2014 at The Gutter (200 North 14th Street, Williamsburg) in Brooklyn, New York. The festival will feature official screenings of short- and feature-length documentaries and narratives alongside more experimental films. Other events include screenings of classic films, filmmaker talks, an art exhibition, bands, bowling, and more! On the final day, a distinguished panel of judges comprising filmmakers, writers, custom builders, and esteemed motorcycle enthusiasts will select winners from each film category. A full list of films, filmmakers, and schedules can be found at www.motorcyclefilmfestival.com/schedule-tickets-2014.
Returning judges include Paul D’Orleans a.k.a. The Vintagent, JP of The Selvedge Yard, Stacie B. London of Triple Nickel 555 and East Side Moto Babes. We’re just as thrilled to welcome our new judges for this year: Paul Cox (Paul Cox Industries), Ultan Guilfoyle (Guggenheim Museum’s Art of the Motorcycle), Shinya Kimura (Chabott Engineering), Chris Logsdon (Godspeed Co.), Amos Poe (film accolades), Hayden Roberts (Hell On Wheels MC), Roland Sands (Roland Sands Design), Peter Starr (film accolades…Take it to the Limit) and last year’s ‘Best of Festival’ winner Eric Ristau (Best Bar In America). Full biographies are available at: www.motorcyclefilmfestival.com/judges2014.
The Motorcycle Film Festival was conceived in New York City by a group of motorcyclists and independent filmmakers. The goal is to provide a home for motorcycle films from around the world and to give moto and film enthusiasts a reason to gather, discuss and celebrate our favorite subject.