Call for Short Films: 2020 Shoreline Short Short Film Festival now in its 4th year

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is currently accepting submissions for the 2020 Shoreline Short Short Film Festival.

This festival aims to support emerging and developing filmmakers in Washington State and encourage appreciation for the art of filmmaking in our community. 

Entries of “short short” films must be between 3 and 10 minutes and will be judged by an esteemed jury of filmmakers and film advocates. 

Jurors include Tony DoupĂ©, SAG/AFTRA Actor and Shoreline Community College Film Department Professor; Vivian Hua, Executive Director at the Northwest Film Forum; Amy Lillard, Executive Director at Washington Filmworks; and Zubi Mohammed, Supervising Producer for Magnussen Media Group. 

Accepted films will be screened on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in the state-of-the-art Shoreline Community College 4K Theater, and the best of the best will take home an artsy Golden Sasquatch Award as well as cash prizes!


• Best Picture – $500
• Best Music Video – $250
• Best Animation – $250
• Best Comedy – $250
• Best Student Short – $250
• Viewer’s Choice Award – $250

Fees include a $15 standard fee for all categories except the Student category, which is $10.

Best Picture Winners from 2019 for (in here) I Am God 
From left: Nima Forghani, Joseph Seuferling, and Byron C. Miller

All winners will also receive a Golden Sasquatch Award that is sure to be the envy of any Pacific Northwest filmmaker!

  • Films must be 3-10 minutes in length, including credits
  • Filmmakers must have proper license to all copyrighted music, video, and images included in the duration of their submission(s)
  • Films must have been completed after January 1, 2018
  • All non-English films must have English subtitles

  • Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by January 8, 2020
  • Filmmakers can only submit one film
  • Preference is given to filmmakers working in the Greater Seattle Area
  • Still shots and/or excerpts from selected films may be used by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council for publicity purposes
  • All entries are final and may not be withdrawn from the festival once submitted
Additional information on website

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is proud to present this event with support from Jack Malek of Windermere, the City of Shoreline, City of Lake Forest Park, Shoreline Film Office, Shoreline Community College, 4Culture, and individual donors, like you.


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