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SUBMISSIONS

SUBMIT YOUR MOVIE TO US FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THE SEATTLE FILM FESTIVAL
AWARDS 2022

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“The Seattle Film Festival cares about selecting indie filmmakers.

Well worth the submission fee!”.

Sam Tilford - Director

Award categories for
The Seattle Film Festival 2022

  • Grand Jury Award Best Feature Film

  • Best International Feature Film

  • Best U.S. Feature Film

  • Best Director U.S. Feature Film

  • Best Director International Feature Film

  • Seattle Film Festival Outstanding Performance Award in a Feature Film

  • Best Visionary Award Feature Film

  • Best Emerging Director Feature Film (Must be First-Time Feature Film Filmmaker)

  • Best Actress in a Feature Film 

  • Best Actor in a Feature Film

  • Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film

  • Best Supporting Actor in a Feature Film

  • Best Ensemble Cast Feature Film

  • Best Acting Duo Feature Film

  • Best Young Actor Award Feature Film

  • Best Young Actress Award Feature Film

  • Seattle Filmmaker Award (Filmmakers from Seattle Area only are eligible)

  • Best Screenplay Feature Film (Unproduced)

  • Best Screenplay Feature Film

  • Best Achievement in Filmmaking (Best Indie Feature made for under $100,000.)

  • Best Horror Feature Film

  • Best Rogue Feature Film

  • Best Rogue Director Feature Film

  • Best Thriller Feature Film 

  • Best Comedy Horror Feature Film

  • Best Sci-Fi Feature Film

  • Best Animated Feature Film

  • Best LGBTQ Feature Film

  • Best Student Feature Film

  • Best Student Director Feature Film

  • Best Cinematography in a Feature Film

  • Best Editor Feature Film

  • Best Soundtrack in a Feature Film

  • Best Original Song Feature Film

  • Best Documentary Feature Film

  • Best Director Documentary Feature Film

  • Best Environmental Documentary Feature Film

  • Best Sports Documentary Feature Film

  • Best LGBTQ Documentary Feature Film

  • Best U.S. Short Film

  • Best International Short Film

  • Best U.S. Director Short Film

  • Best Director International Short Film

  • Best Actor in a Short Film

  • Best Actress in a Short Film

  • Best Young Actress Short Film

  • Best Young Actor Short Film

  • Best Screenplay Short Film

  • Best Cinematography Short Film

  • Best Editor in a Short Film

  • Best Soundtrack in a Short Film

  • Best Original Song in a Short Film

  • Best Animated Short Film

  • Best Thriller Short Film

  • Best Horror Short Film

  • Best Comedy Horror Short Film

  • Best Sci-Fi Short Film

  • Best LGBTQ Short Film

  • Best Rogue Short Film

  • Best Rogue Director Short Film

  • Best Student Short Film

  • Best Student Director Short Film

  • Best Documentary Short Film

  • Best Director Documentary Short Film

  • Best Environmental Documentary Short Film

  • Best Sports Documentary Short Film

  • Best LGBTQ Documentary Short Film

  • Best TV/Web Series Comedy

  • Best TV/Series Web Drama

  • Best Director Comedy Web Series

  • Best Director Drama Web Series

  • Best Actor in a TV/Web Series

  • Best Actress in a TV/Web Series

  • Best LGBTQ Web Series

  • Best Music Video

  • Best Director Music Video

2022 Deadlines

Final Deadline: August 22, 2022

Notification Date: August 31, 2022

Event Date: September 23 – 24, 2022

All dates subject to change

Submit your film online

Submit to the Seattle Film Festival 2022
via FilmFreeway here

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Alternatively use below link to submit via FilmFreeway

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If you have any questions regarding the competition, please email programming@seattlefilmfestival.com

 

Good luck to everyone who submitted this year!

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The submission fee is due for each category you submit to.You may submit your movie for consideration in multiple categories. To do this, simply check

the box of each category you wish to submit to (you will see the fee due next

to each individual category). 

We do not accept any films completed earlier than 2018.

You must own the rights to your film, including the music and have permission of release from everyone appearing in your film.

Non-English language films will be accepted but must have English subtitles. 

Please note that, by submitting your film you agree to the following:

The Seattle Film Festival may use parts of your film for promotional purposes.

 

These may include trailers, scenes, still photographs etc.

Entry fees are non-refundable.

We categorically do NOT accept X-Rated or extremist propaganda material.

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All films will be screened by film industry professionals.

 

The semi-finalists will be personally reviewed by our festival directors.

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