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Submissions: 2016 Children's Film Festival Seattle

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2015

Northwest Film Forum’s Children’s Film Festival Seattle is the largest and most respected film festival on the West Coast dedicated to children and their families. Each year, Northwest Film Forum selects more than 130 international children’s films from 32+ countries, reaching more than 10,000 people during festival screenings in Seattle and a subsequent festival tour of 15-20 U.S. cities.

We are now accepting films for the 11th annual festival. Eligible films are those suitable for children ages 13 and younger and completed between 2013 – 2015. All entries whose original language is not English must be subtitled or dubbed in English. Information and entry forms are here: www.childrensfilmfestivalseattle.org.

 

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V2 Dance + Film Residency

        //         APPLICATION DEADLINES         //

V2 DANCE + FILM RESIDENCY // AUGUST 1, 2016

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 2017 // NOVEMBER 1, 2016

CREATIVE RESIDENTS 2017 // NOVEMBER 1, 2016

        //         OPEN APPLICATIONS        //

// V2 DANCE + FILM RESIDENCY //

The V2 Dance + Film Residency is offered by Northwest Film Forum and Velocity Dance Center to two artistic teams selected through a Dance Film Challenge.

Send us a 2-minute dance film reflecting the Capitol Hill neighborhood and the crossroads that Capitol Hill artists, communities and residents are facing in this period of rapid development and change.

// ABOUT THE RESIDENCY //

Selected teams will be given a one-month residency in the loading dock area of V2 Collaborative Art Space, and an equipment and editing suite grant from NWFF.

Residency I: September 5th – October 5th
Residency II: October 5th – November 5th

Both completed projects will premiere as a part of Velocity Dance Center’s Next Dance Cinema 2016, on December 5th.

Exact days/times of the residency will be determined based on artist and venue schedule and availability.

// HOW TO SUBMIT //

Submissions for the Dance Film Challenge are open and will close August 1st at midnight.

Please send your 2-minute submissions as a Vimeo, YouTube or Google Drive link, with any relevant password information to Paul Siple, NWFF Programs Assistant,­­­ [email protected]

// SELECTION PROCESS //

Submitted films will be screened at the Dance Film Challenge on September 29th as a part of Northwest Film Forum’s Local Sightings 2016. However, the artistic teams awarded residencies will be selected in two different ways.

Residency I: September 5th – October 5th
Awarded to one artistic team selected by Tonya Lockyer, Artistic Director of Velocity Dance Center and Courtney Sheehan, Executive Director of Northwest Film Forum.

Residency II: October 5th – November 5th
Awarded to one artistic team selected by audience choice at the Dance Film Challenge screening.

The Dance Film Challenge and V2 Film Residency is a partnership between Northwest Film Forum and Velocity Dance Center, in collaboration with V2, an initiative of the Capitol Hill Art District managed by Velocity Dance Center.

QUESTIONS? Contact Erin Johnson, Velocity Programming Coordinator, [email protected]

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