Open Projector Night

Open Projector Night

With MCs the Sklar Brothers

Who will come out on top at this rowdy, irreverent event? It’s a mad pile-up with multiple genres of short filmmaking represented in this BYO film showcase. Wild debates ensue as comedic, experimental, and dramatic films alike are cheered or booed. Bring your films and your appetite for fun. Work under 10 minutes only. Free popcorn and cash bar. Submissions begin at 7pm, first come, first served.

Accepted media formats:
Mini DV & Mini HDV
Super 8mm, 8mm, and 16mm film


Comedian identical twins Jason and Randy Sklar have appeared in television shows such as EntourageIt’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Law & Order, and VH1’s I Love the 80s. They formerly hosted the show Cheap Seats on ESPN Classic, which came to an end in 2006 after four seasons. They currently write and appear in a comedic segment called "The Bracket" on ESPN's SportsCenter.


Location: Annex
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person, first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended.
HAMMER PLUS Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $3 flat rate after 6 p.m. (cash only)

Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss. Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.