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Graphic Means: A History of Graphic Design Production

Graphic Means is a journey through the transformative Mad Men-era of pre-digital design production to the advent of the desktop computer. It explores the methods, tools, and evolving social roles that gave rise to the graphic design industry as we know it today.

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Filmmaking Fundamentals


Narrative Track

May 1st-June 26th (Mondays, skipping May 29th) 6:30-9:30pm


Documentary Track

Running May 9th-June 27th (Tuesdays) 6:30-9:30pm



For 8 weeks, learn the fundamentals for digital filmmaking in either narrative or documentary forms. During these 8 session workshops, a small cohort of students will have hands-on training as they are introduced to camera, audio, light and editing equipment. Students will acquire the actionable skills and understanding to independently make professional films. All basic film equipment will be provided by Northwest Film Forum, as well as edit lab time to work on footage and practice editing. 


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Northwest Film Forum Annual Gala and Tribute to Board Member John DeShazo

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In honor of our beloved board member John DeShazo, who's moving to the east coast with his family this summer, the theme of this year's gala is "Party Like It's 1999" - the year that John joined NWFF. Dress accordingly! Click here for full details on the gala.



Cue Northwest Film Residency 

We’ve selected a filmmaker: Congratulations Neely Goniodsky! Learn more about Neely at

Cue Northwest is a partnership between Brick Lane Records and Northwest Film Forum. We believe connecting artists across disciplines creates a fertile environment for building community through art. Through a series of collaborative projects including production residencies and networking events, Cue Northwest will galvanize the film and music communities

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