Call for Short Films: 2021 Shoreline Short Short Film Festival

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2021

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is currently accepting submissions for the 2021 Shoreline Short Short Film Festival. Now celebrating its 5th year! 

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 13 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, April 24, 2021 in a pop-up drive-in style event, and the best of the best will take home an artsy Golden Sasquatch Award as well as cash prizes!

  • Best Picture – $500
  • Best General Category Film –$250
  • Best Music Video – $250
  • Best Animation – $250
  • Best Comedy – $250
  • Best Student Film – $250
  • People’s Choice Award – $250 
Entry fees for this year include a $15 standard fee for all categories except in the Student category. The Student category fee is $10. Thank you!

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

Film Specifications

  • Films should be 3-13 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, 2019
  • All non-English films must have English subtitles
  • Submissions must be made online. DVDs and Blu-Rays will not be accepted

Submission and Acceptance
  • There is a $10 entry fee for Students
  • There is a $15 entry fee for all other categories
  • Please submit to one category
  • Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by March 15, 2021
  • Filmmakers may submit only one film
  • 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  • All entries are final and may not be withdrawn from the festival once submitted

By submitting an entry to the Shoreline Short Short Film Festival, you attest that all information provided is accurate and complete, that you have the authority to submit said entry for consideration, and that you have read, understand, and agree to all terms of entry.

Additional information on our website!

Sponsorship opportunities for this event are available! Feel free to email Kevin at

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to cultivate creativity and inspire our community through the arts. Established in 1989.


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