Northwest Film Forum Announces Year Four of Cadence: Video Poetry Festival

March 30, 2021

Verse meets visuals in motion at Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) in April 2021. Cadence: Video Poetry Festival, presented by Northwest Film Forum, programmed in collaboration with Seattle author Chelsea Werner-Jatzke and media maker Rana San, is a series of screenings, workshops, and discussions on the genre of video poetry, taking place annually during National Poetry Month. This year’s festival spans ten days, from April 16–25. Cadence approaches vid…

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Submissions Open for Local Shortiez, a Programming Initiative to Bring PNW Shorts to the World

March 11, 2021

Seattle, WA — The Northwest Film Forum has opened submissions for Local Shortiez, a new programming initiative that promotes the work of local short filmmakers. The program seeks out short films under 3 minutes created by Pacific Northwest artists that will play before select feature films in the Forum’s Virtual Cinema. As it creates unique pre-show experiences for audiences, Local Shortiez will provide local work with an avenue to international viewership.

Northwest Film Forum will scree…

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NWFF is Hiring for a Marketing & Outreach Specialist!

January 6, 2021

Role Summary


Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) is seeking a strategically-minded, engaged, and detail-oriented Marketing & Outreach Specialist who is passionate about NWFF’s mission, vision, and current organizational trajectory.

The candidate will help us develop and implement compelling digital, print, and social media communications timelines and strategies, in a shared team environment. Th…

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🌞💃 2021 Sundance Film Festival Announces National Screening Partners, Including Northwest Film Forum 💃🌞

December 2, 2020

2021 Sundance Film Festival Will Meet Audiences Where They Are

Festival Offers Robust Online Platform and Announces Screening Partnerships with Independent Cinemas and Cultural Organizations, Including Northwest Film Forum in Seattle

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Double Your Donation on #GivingTuesday 🌟 Matching Funds Support NWFF’s Inclusive Workshops, Mentorships & On-Set Job Trainings

December 1, 2020

This #GivingTuesday, a generous donor has contributed MATCHING FUNDS for up to $3k! Any donation you make will be doubled and go towards NWFF’s workshops, mentorships, and on-set job training for emerging filmmakers who have historically been underrepresented in front of and behind the camera. We do this work using a multi-tier approach:


Our product…

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Announcing A NEW NAME & RENEWED FOCUS FOR RG PRO! Reel Grrls Pro is Now Remove the Gap Productions 🌟 Support NWFF’s Renewed Film Apprenticeship Program for #GivingTuesday

November 24, 2020

Since the shuttering of Reel Grrls in 2019, NWFF has been honored to carry on their legacy as the new stewards of Reel Grrls Productions (RG Pro) — a full-scale production company that includes an apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers. Reel Grrls had a profound impact on local film for 19 years, shaping generations of creators while making the industry more accessible and hospitable, particularly for those identifying as women or nonbinary.

Today, RG Pro moves to official…

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From “Safe Space” to “Safe House” 💞 A Letter from NWFF’s Executive Director

November 16, 2020

Dearest Forum Friend,

As we enter the end of this historic year, focusing on the negative is altogether too easy. Allow me to shift the focus onto something positive for just a moment.

2020 is a year that has exposed structures of systemic inequality while simultaneously illuminating pathways forward,  towards authentic change. Turbulent social and personal transformations have galvanized a broad constituency of allies and alliances to work together in ways never seen bef…

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