Calling All Filmmakers: Entries Sought for the Olympic Peninsula’s 3rd Annual RainFest Ocean & River Days Film Festival

When:
March 8, 2016 – March 18, 2016 all-day
2016-03-08T00:00:00-08:00
2016-03-19T00:00:00-07:00
Cost:
Entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on March 18, 2016
Contact:
Ian Miller, 360-417-6460
MaryAnn Wagner, 206-616-6353

River & Ocean Film Festival press release

Calling All Filmmakers: Entries Sought for the Olympic Peninsula’s 3rd Annual RainFest Ocean & River Days Film Festival

Submit short films by March 18 for April 23rd screening at the Rainforest Arts Center in Forks.

The River & Ocean Film Festival, hosted in conjunction with Forks RainFest and the Washington Coast Clean-up, celebrates the freshwater and marine environments on the west side of the Olympic Peninsula. Short films from the peninsula and beyond will showcase this region’s beauty and opportunities and the issues facing its aquatic habitats and human communities.

Check out last year’s films at the event website (wsg.washington.edu/film-festival)
Filmmakers everywhere are invited to submit short films. Entries can be submitted in electronic or DVD formats. Running time must be under 20 minutes, including credits; stand-alone segments of longer works are welcome.

Entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on March 18, 2016.

Please include:
• The entry’s title, director, and producer
• A brief (maximum 250 words) description of the entry, its running time, and its relevance to the natural or human dimensions of the watersheds or marine ecosystems of the west end of the Olympic Peninsula
• The year it was produced
The festival organizing committee will review all entries as they arrive and make selections on a rolling basis.
To arrange submission, please send an email to Ian Miller at immiller@uw.edu
Festival screenings will start at 7 p.m April 23, 2016 in Forks, WA. The event is sponsored by the North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee, Washington Sea Grant, North Pacific Coast Lead Entity, Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition, the West Olympic Council of the Arts and the City of Forks.