Who We Are

The third ROYAL STARR FILM FESTIVAL will take place October 11th - 14th, 2018. The festival will be held at the Emagine Theater in downtown Royal Oak, Michigan. The festival will screen juried entries of short, documentary and feature films from Michigan, across America, and around the World. The festival will also host a film-making technology fair, panel discussions with filmmakers and artists, as well as award presentations and afterglow parties.

The Event 
Royal Starr Film Festival (RSFF) will curate experience packages of unique film watching opportunities with the best of Royal Oak dining and entertainment.

The Royal Starr Arts Institute is Metro Detroits stage and forum for the arts. Providing events such as the Royal Starr Film Festival a 4 day International Festival held in the fall  that showcases film from all over the world and the Filmmaker Community Mixer a Monthly event that serves the Film community as a place to come together and meet, share, and inspire the Michigan Film Industry.


Our Purpose

Royal Starr Arts Institute:


The Royal Starr Arts Institute fosters media film arts to inspire and educate the public.


The Royal Starr Arts Institute is the leading Metro Detroit entity to which the public and the artistic community turn for all aspects of media film arts, including the best in related technologies.

Royal Starr Film Festival:


The Royal Starr Film Festival excites, showcases, educates and entertains the community in the art of film.


The Royal Starr Film Festival is considered a cultural and educational leader in all aspects of film making and enjoyment.