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Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

206 329 2629


Learn from local industry professionals in workshops that cover every aspect of media-making, from introductory to advanced courses.

Whether you’re dabbling in digital media, beginning a career in film, or have as much experience and equipment as our most seasoned instructor, there is a workshop for you at the Forum.

Help our community grow and learn; share your expertise or interest!

Submit a suggestion for a workshop and/or indicate your interest in teaching.

You can also apply for an education scholarship.

Lectures & Forums

Get direct access to the expertise of local and visiting industry professionals on a variety of topics: cinematography, editing, film history, and everything in between!


Tech Tools & Skills

Learn the ins and outs of specific cameras, lenses, editing programs, audio engineering, and more in these specialized workshops. Sample classes include Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, DSLR Videography, Recording Audio for Film, and many more.


Creation & Production

Hone your creative craft, learn how to build a budget, connect with peers and mentors – make your project happen!



Workshops FAQ

What if I need to cancel?

We are happy that you’ve signed up for a class. In case your plans change, here is our Cancellation and Refund Policy:

  • 100% refund if we receive your cancellation notice 8 calendar days before of the first day of class.
  • 50% refund if we receive your cancellation notice 4 calendar days before the first day of class.
  • Classes must meet the minimum enrollment requirement for class to launch.  Students will be notified in advance if there is limited enrollment for a class.
  • If a class does not meet the minimum enrollment requirement for the class, the class will be canceled or rescheduled. Students can receive a full credit for the amount of the course or a full refund.
  • Refunds can take up to 30 business days to process and transfer.

Email jonah (at) nwfilmforum.org with questions relating to class cancellation.

Are scholarships available for workshops?

We want to help empower our community by extending access to filmmaking resources. Scholarships are among the many ways that we are here to help. If a scholarship would enable you to attend one of our workshops, please fill out this form!

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