February 25, 2023

Open House at Mama Corie's

Open House at Mama Corie's 9am - 3pm

Did you know that Mama Corie’s Kitchen has creative space upstairs.
We have 2 photographers, jewelry maker, paint classrooms, and a seamstress.
Come in and check out a new shared space in downtown Yakima. Help us make downtown what it use to be. Shop small, make friends and have lunch on the middle floor with our homemade, just like we ate in school lunches.
Take a tour of all 3 floors, check out the historical building in its entirety.

Under the Valley Film Festival 2023

12:00 PM

Under the Valley Film Festival 2023

The First Annual Under the Valley Film Festival will Showcase the Best Cinematic Submissions.


The first annual Under the Valley Film Festival, created by Chris Nobbs and co-directed by Tim Kilgren and Michael Jamal Mitchell. 

Submissions for 23 are closed but 2024 will open soon. Accepting booths for Artist, to be featured in the art gala, with industry representatives from Rising Reels discussing making it in the film industry and after our films, an industry mixer! This is a night you do not want to miss!

The film festival’s purpose is to establish a truly consistent entertainment hub for aspiring and established filmmakers to network and learn how to navigate within the entertainment industry. Additionally, the festival will inspire the evolution of film standards for local, regional, and international filmmakers. This is a radically inclusive event. Any opinions which disparage any protected class will not be welcome. All viewpoints, other than hate, are invited.

A committee based on entertainment industry veterans will be a part of the selection process, reviewing all content, and announcing the winners of the Under the Valley Film Festival. The 2023 award winners will receive cash prizes, and scholarships will be established to distribute to the education of local creative students. The awards, both cash and non, will honor the Best Documentary, Best Short Film, Best Feature Film, Best New Experience, Audience Choice, Best Music Video, Best Short and Feature Director, Best Leading Actor and Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Score.


Contact Info:

Co-Directors: Tim Kilgren, Chris Nobbs, and Michael Jamal Mitchell.

Festival Manager: Iva Foreman

Logistics Director: John Storlie

underthevalleyfilmfestival@gmail.com or TKilgren@gmail.com


Downtown Association of Yakima

14 S. First Street
Yakima, WA 98901

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