2022 Lynn Shelton “Of A Certain Age” Grant Awarded to Izabel Acevedo!

October 21, 2022

Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) is proud to announce Izabel Acevedo as the 2022 recipient of the Lynn Shelton “Of A Certain Age” Grant. Izabel will receive an unrestricted cash award of $20,000 to support her first narrative feature film.

“Today is such a joyful day!” Acevedo said. “I feel seen as a filmmaker, and I’m thrilled and thankful to see now that this project has suddenly taken over my schedule.”

Co-founded by Duplass Brothers Productions and NWFF, and w…

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Local Sightings Film Festival 2022 Announces Award Winners for Best Feature & Short Films

October 3, 2022

Seattle, WA – October 3, 2022 – Northwest Film Forum (NWFF)’s 25th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival (September 16-25, 2022) has wrapped its hybrid in-person and virtual festival! Local Sightings is one of few regional festivals of its kind, which champions emerging and established talent from throughout the Pacific Northwest, supports the local film industry, and promotes diverse media as a critical tool for public engagement.




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Now Hiring: Patron Services Assistant

July 21, 2022

Northwest Film Forum is now hiring for one 15-hour-a-week role for Patron Services Assistant!

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About Northwest Film Forum
A nonprofit film and arts center located in Seattle, Northwest Film Forum presents hundreds of films, festivals, community events, multidisciplinary performances, and public discussions each year. A comprehensive vi…

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Announcing Recipients and Jurors for Collective Power Fund’s Spring 2022 Cycle

June 21, 2022

June 21, 2022 — Northwest Film Forum (NWFF)’s Collective Power Fund is excited to announce the fifteen (15) grant recipients for the Collective Power Fund, which is its third installment of funding and support to individual, visual-based artists in King County. The grant is presented as a part of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts’ Regional Regranting Program.

Our Spring 2022 grants distributed $68,000 in increments of $2,000 – $5,000 – $10,000. Individual artists, who l…

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Presenting the Award Winners of Cadence Video Poetry Festival 2022!

April 27, 2022

Northwest Film Forum (NWFF)’s 5th Cadence Video Poetry Festival (April 21 – May 1, 2022) has announced seven award-winners from among the 50 artist teams that were selected this year. The annual festival presents screenings, workshops, and discussions on video poetry, and remains the only festival dedicated to the genre in the Pacific Northwest. It is curated by Seattle author Chelsea Werner-Jatzke and media maker Râna San.

Cadence co-curators Râna San and Chels…

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ACTION! Narrative Apprenticeship Program Launches at NWFF for Filmmakers who are BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and/or Living with a Disability

April 11, 2022

Inaugural Year Supported by Butler Family Foundation, with Equipment Support from Foundry10

April 11, 2022 – An initiative of Seattle’s Northwest Film Forum (NWFF), the ACTION! Narrative Apprenticeship Program is now in its first year, generously supported by the Butler Family Foundation, with equipment from Foundry10. The program is geared towards BIPOC…

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Collective Power Fund to Offer $68,000 in Grant Funding to Individual Artists & Arts Collectives

March 1, 2022

Fifteen Grants Available at $2,000, $5,000, and $10,000 Tiers, in Collaboration with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts’ Regional Regranting Program

March 1, 2022 – For its third installment, Northwest Film Forum’s Collective Power Fund returns with fifteen grants for individual artists and artist-run collectives who live in unincorporated or incorporated King County. Individual artists will be able to apply for…

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