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2017 Northwest Filmmakers’ Summit

The Northwest Filmmakers’ Summit is a single day event featuring industry vendors showcasing the latest in filmmaking technologies, as well as panels and discussions on current topics in the independent film world. Coinciding with 44th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, the Northwest Filmmakers’ Summit strives to be the pinnacle event for the film community in the region

44th NWFF Call for Entries

Submit your film to the 44th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Submission to the 44th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival is free via our online entry form below. Entry Information Eligibility: Permanent residents of Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington may submit two works of any length or genre released since January 1, 2015. Student entries (college and university only) must be from a school located

Low-cost Rental for Indie Filmmakers: Arri Alexa

Thanks to a very generous donation from our friends at Koerner Camera Systems, we are excited to offer this amazing low-cost resource to benefit the independent filmmaking community. The Alexa is a top of the line digital cinema camera designed for feature films and high-end commercial productions. It is universally known and coveted by cinematographer’s and directors for it’s tonal

America’s First Foodie: The Incredible Life of James Beard

Portland, Oregon is known as the foodie capital of America, crawling with farm-to-table restaurants and food carts aplenty. But, before Portland’s secret was discovered by the world, James Beard was cultivating everything that Portland had to offer. Born in 1903, Beard paved the way for culinary arts around the world using local and sustainable Pacific

PIFF XL Opening Night

Thanks to all of our members, sponsors and friends who joined us on Thursday, February 9 for our screening of Raul Peck’s documentary film I Am Not Your Negro and our Opening Night party for the 40th Portland International Film Festival. Photos by Jason Quigley

March 18: Billings Public Library, Billings Montana

Best of the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Tour Saturday, March 18, 2017 7:30 pm Billings Public Library 510 N. Broadway Billings, MT 59101 Also screening is the Best of the Fresh Film NW youth program.

March 10: KALA Art Center Astoria, OR

Best of the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Tour Friday, March 10, 2017 7:30 pm Kala Art Center Astoria Riverwalk Astoria, OR 97103 Filmmakers to be present:  Josh Lunden and Woodruff Laputka

January 20: Whidbey Island Center for the Arts

Best of the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Tour Friday, January 20, 2017 7:30 pm Whidbey Island Center for the Arts 565 Camano Ave Langley, WA 98260   Also screened Best of the Fresh Film NW Program and a Direct Animation Workshop