21st Edition of Local Sightings Film Festival
June 15, 2018
September 21-29, 2018
Sophie Donlon, Festival Director (email@example.com)
Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98122
Eligible films for submission to Local Sightings 2018 must have been finished within the last 18 months, and the filmmaker(s) must live in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, British Columbia, and the Yukon Territories) or had their production based in these states.
Please be aware we ask a $15 entry fee for the festival, to help us meet some of the many costs of processing entries and running the festival. We hope that you will be able to pay this nominal fee to help support our work in presenting the best in local films to our community annually.
If submitting screener by mail, send to:
Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA, 98122
Preferred film submission format: screener link (vimeo, google, youtube, etc.)
All submissions questions should be directed to:
The Festival will inform all entrants no later than July 30th, whether films have been selected for the Festival.
For Festival screenings, we are able to screen feature films in a wide range of formats: 35mm, BetaSp-NTSC, DVD, DigiBeta (NTSC), Blu-ray, and Quicktime H.264 files. DCP is accepted for feature films only and must be accompanied by a DVD backup. Short films must be sent to us as Quicktime H.264 files.
Primary Contact (if different from director)
Date of Completion
Passcode for Screener
One sentence synopsis
Total Runtime (in minutes)
Pro-Res Quicktime File
Not a premiere
If not a premiere, list previous screenings and awards
If your film is accepted, would you be interested in having a copy of it available to rent from Scarecrow Video? (This is not a paid opportunity)
Certification of Entry
I am the owner of the film I have submitted to Local Sightings, or I have full authority to submit the film to the festival.
This film is not subject to any litigation nor is threatened by any litigation.
I authorize Northwest Film Forum to present excerpts of up to 30 seconds from my film for publicity purposes.
I understand that Northwest Film Forum cannot be held responsible for any accidental damage or loss of any material I send.
I authorize Northwest Film Forum to publish material I provide for publicity purposes.
By writing my name below, I certify that this movie is my original work and I agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Northwest Film Forum and its employees, volunteers and board of directors individually and collectively, from and against all claims, complaints, causes of action, liabilities, judgments, losses, costs and expenses including reasonable attorneys fees arising out of or in connection with any and all claims and/or third party claims based on materials I am submitting to the festival.
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