Seattle International Film Festival Last Call For Entries

Posted Tuesday 14 Dec 2010

The 2011 Seattle International Film Festival is seeking features, documentaries, short films and animation for the 37th annual festival. With over 550 screenings of 250 features and 125 shorts in 25 days, SIFF is the largest film festival in the United States, attracting audiences over 155,000.
2011 Festival dates are May 19 - June 12, 2011, while the Final Submission Deadline is January 3, 2011.
This year, in addition to their Golden Space Needle Audience Awards, SIFF is offering $8,000 in cash prizes in the following juried categories:
$2,500 - New Directors Competition (International 1st and 2nd time directors)
$2,500 - Documentary Competition
$1,000 - Short Film: Live Action
$1,000 - Short Film: Animation
$1,000 - Short Film: Documentary
These internationally juried awards are given for excellence in filmmaking, form and content. Additional prizes of goods and services will also be awarded.
SIFF is recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a Qualifying Festival in the Short Film category.
For more info, visit their website.