Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

Northwest Filmmakers' Festival
Northwest Film Center
1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon, United States

Tel: 503-221-1156
Fax: 503-294-0874

Festival Overview

The Northwest Filmmakers' Festival provides a forum where outstanding independent work from the Northwest region receives public recognition, critical appraisal, and an engaged and enthusiastic regional audience.


The Northwest Filmmakers' Festival began in 1973, making it the oldest film festival in Oregon.


The Northwest Filmmakers' Festival is juried by a prominent filmmaker, curator, or critic. Judge's Awards are given to those works deemed worthy by the judge.


Open to the public

Permanent residents of Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington may submit two works of any length or genre released in the past two years and not previously entered in the Festival. Student entries (college and university only) must be from a school located in the Northwest.

Film entries should be submitted on DVD.

There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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