Call for Entries 2024


The Shedd Institute for the Preforming Arts

TAC Festival begins officially with the Festival Banquet, Wednesday evening, May 15, 2024. This is followed by four days of juried films and videos on archaeological and indigenous topics:

  • Thursday evening, May 16
  • Friday evening, May 17
  • Saturday, May 18: morning, afternoon and evening
  • Sunday, May 19: morning, afternoon and evening


Simultaneously, The Archaeology Channel Conference on Cultural Heritage Media will be held on Saturday, May 18.

Other activities will include:

  • Saturday Social, the evening of Saturday, May 18
  • Awards Reception Sunday evening, May 19

Local information:

Festival Mission

To exhibit for our audience the wonderful diversity of human cultures past and present in the exploration of our place in history and in our world. To promote and celebrate the genre and the makers of all audiovisual cultural heritage media.

2023 Selected Films

AwardsBanner 2023 


Keynote Speaker 2023 (Wednesday evening at the Festival Banquet in the Gordon Hotel):

Nick Card, Director of the Ness of Brodgar Project, University of Highlands and Islands Institute of Archaeology


2023 Associated Activities



Tickets for film screenings at The Shedd Institute, Sheffer Recital Hall, are free and will be available in the Cole Gallery.

Tickets for single Conference presentations and full-day Conference passes will be available at the door. Full Conference registration ($130); Single Presentation Pass ($10); Full Day Pass ($50); . For more information about the Conference on Cultural Heritage Media and Registration, Click here.


TAC Festival Banquet

An important social event at TAC Festival is the Festival Banquet, which takes place the evening of May 15, 2024, 6-9 pm, at the Gordon Hotel. The Banquet fee is TBD. This is the venue for our Keynote Address. Registration for this event is accomplished through our Banquet Registration Form (TBD).


Sponsors for the 2023 TAC International Film Festival

(To become a Sponsor for the 2024 TAC International Film Festival, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Dr. William Maier and Kathy Black

Dr. Timothy Arbow


Robert Carmichael DDS