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45th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

  • October 31, 2018 – November 4, 2018

The Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival is the Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by leading regional filmmakers. This touchstone annual event brings artists and audiences together for a community celebration including current northwest film exhibition, a filmmakers’ “un-conference” and a Northwest Filmmakers’ Expo. Annually, Northwest Fest draws more than 400 entries from Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Submissions open April 1, 2018. Contact Ben Popp, Filmmaker Services Manager with questions at ben at nwfilm dot org.

Press & Sponsorship

The Festival is sustained through the encouragement, leadership, and generosity of loyal sponsors who value the unique artistic accomplishments of Northwest filmmakers and want to support the regional creative community.

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Rachel Record, Development Manager, at 503-221-1156 x17 or

Please direct all press inquiries to Nick Bruno, Publicity and Promotions Manager, at 503-221-1156 x20 or