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Enter online using the form below. It is FREE to enter.
Multiple entries are allowed but you must submit a separate online form for each. Each entry also needs its own unique link.
Deadline is Friday, December 6th, 2019 11:59pm (PST).

Any young filmmaker between the ages of 13 and 19 living in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, or British Columbia may enter a film in any theme or style made after September 1, 2017. Both group projects as well as individual works are acceptable. All entries must be student produced. We cannot accept work that includes copyrighted music without written permission from the musician. If you submit work with copyrighted music but are unable to provide proof of permission (in the form of an email or letter), your entry will be automatically disqualified. Adult guidance and instruction is permissible, but the primary hands-on creative work and point-of-view must be by a teen(s). It is FREE to enter.

A jury panel of media professionals and educators will select entries for recognition in three categories: Creative Self-Expression, Heart, and Integrative Learning. All entries will be considered for all three categories. Criteria for selection include: Freshness & Originality, Persuasive Point of View, Emotional Impact, Technical Proficiency, and successful Risk-Taking. The use of original music (not copyrighted) is strongly encouraged.

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43rd Fresh Film Northwest Entry Form

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To be eligible, entries must be from one of the locations listed.

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The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.