2022 Grand Motoring FILM FESTIVAL


The Grand Motoring Film Festival kicks off Thursday evening November 3rd at Hilton Head Island’s world-class Arts Center of Coastal Carolina with our signature mix of red-carpet elegance and high-octane excitement. A VIP reception featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, special automotive art exhibit, and static displays of classic and collector cars starts off the evening at 5:00pm. When the curtain goes up attendees will enjoy a curated selection of fascinating motoring films including a world premiere of ‘Punters’, our awards program, and the headliner feature film ‘Blink of an Eye’. Opening Night:  Grand Motoring Film Festival Showcase   5:00pm-9:15pm Thursday, November 3, 2022 at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928. Individual tickets are $60.  Purchase Tickets Now!  843-842-2787

Tickets available now online or via the Arts Center Box Office

Friday Screenings:  November 4 will see additional screenings and Q&A sessions with filmmakers at Coligny Theatre from 9:00am to 3:30pm with short and feature length films. Thursday Showcase event pass holders will have priority seating for Friday screenings. There is no admission fee for Friday screenings however a donation to charity suggested.

The Film Festival’s closing film “Betty Skelton: Boundless” will show on Friday afternoon at 2:00PM. 

Don’t wait, get your tickets for the Showcase event at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Nov. 3rd

View Film Summaries (CLICK HERE)                               View Full Schedule of Events (CLICK HERE)

Grand Motoring Film Festival official selections will represent the best documentaries, web videos, short films, with entries across the landscape of automotive cinema. 

Films and videos were reviewed by an esteemed group of judges representing film and television, automotive, and media industries with awards to be given out on November 3, 2022. Among the judges you’ll find luminaries like former editor and publisher of Autoweek Dutch Mandell, Pixar Animation Studios Creative Director of Franchise Jay Ward, “Death Race 2000” star Simone Griffeth and Silodrome.com founder and senior editor Ben Branch.

Want to show off your classic or collector car to share the spotlight – and premium onsite parking – on November 3 in Hilton Head?  Register your vehicle with Grand Motoring today!

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Blink of an Eye: Triumph to Tragedy the Greatest Sports Story Never Told  ( Headliner Film)

This documentary chronicles racing driver Michael Watlrip’s struggles of racing 462 races without a single win in NASCAR and his unlikely friendship with Dale Earnhardt – nicknamed the Intimidator – the most feared and iconic driver in NASCAR history, while in the shadow of his successful brother Darrell.  Culminating with Waltrip’s first win in the most tragic of circumstances.

Featuring Michael Waltrip, Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Richard Petty and Darrell Waltrip.  Directed by Paul Taublieb.

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