Film Maker Information

Film Submission Details:


  • Washington: Films must be produced/made in Washington

  • Film Length: Between 3-13 minutes long

  • Film Completion Date: Films are required to have been completed after January 1, 2019

  • Not be in another competition? 

  • Not have previously won awards?


Submission Fees:


$10 for Students

$15 for General Submission 

Important Dates:

Submissions open: 1st December 2020

Submissions close: 15th February 2021

Notice of acceptance: xx 2021

Awards: films will be juried and awards will be given out at the event for the following categories:


Best Picture | $500

Best Comedy | $250

Best Music Video | $250

Best Student Film | $250

Best General Film | $250

Best Animated Film | $250

People's Choice Award | $250


Jurors: Who are they? 

Tony Doupe | SCC Professor/SAG Actor

Vivian Hua | Northwest Film Forum Executive Director

Amy Lillard | Washington FilmWorks Executive Director

Zubi Mohammed | Magnussen Media Group (Seattle & Los Angeles)




Event Details:


Please note: This information is likely to change with COVID-19. We will notify you of any changes if and when they happen. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email us. 

Event Date: Saturday April 24th, 2021 (rain date backup, Sunday April 25th, 2021) - note on what the weather would be like if we had to change the date. i.e. over 15mph winds etc.

Location: This event will be held as a Drive-In Movie style event. 

Tickets: You will receive 1 complementary ticket to this event (1 car) by the xx of 2021






Social Distancing: Details

Prize Drawing: If you indicated you will donate an item to the prize draw, we will contact you for drop off arrangements. The prize draw will be done ahead of the event this year.

Food Options: 




Marketing Material for Film Makers:


A space for marketing material to give to participating Film Makers. 

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Image by Brandi Redd


If you have any questions please contact:

Kevin Sheen

Publicity Manager

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