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2005 SIFF website

Early Bird Sales
To place an Early Bird order for SIFF 2006 download the Early Bird Order Form and mail to 400 9th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109. Contact [email protected] with any questions.

The Early Bird Order offer is an exclusive benefit available to SIFF Group members. In order to qualify for Early Bird Discounts, you must have an active SIFF Group membership that will not expire before July 1, 2006. For more information about membership with SIFF Group, please contact [email protected].

Sponsorship
Are you interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2006 Seattle International FIlm Festival? Read more about sponsorship opportunities and benefits here, or email [email protected].

2006 Call for Entries

SIFF is now accepting submissions for the 2006 Seattle International Film Festival. With over 450 screenings of 220 features and 100 shorts in 25 days, SIFF is the largest film festival in the United States. Attracting over 150,000 film-goers a year, SIFF is a great way to get your film seen by a large audience.

This year, in addition to our Golden Space Needle Audience Awards, SIFF is proud to offer $22,500 in cash prizes in the following juried categories:
$5,000 - New Directors Competition (International 1st and 2nd time directors)
$5,000 - New American Cinema Competition (American films without US distribution)
$5,000 - Documentary Competition
$2,500 - Short Film: Live Action
$2,500 - Short Film: Animation
$2,500 - Short Film: Documentary

These internationally juried awards are given for excellence in filmmaking, form and content. Additional prizes of goods and services may also be awarded.

Films presented at SIFF are also eligible for qualification for the Independent Spirit Awards, one of only seven festivals in the United States chosen by the Independent Feature Project to qualify films.

SIFF is seeking features, documentaries, short films and animation for the 32nd annual festival. Festival dates are May 25 — June 18, 2006.

Deadlines are:
December 1, 2005: Early Submission deadline
January 1, 2006: Regular Submission deadline
February 1, 2006: Final Submission deadline

To submit your film, download our Entry Form with rules and regulations and our Frequently Asked Questions or visit our industry partner Withoutabox to submit your entry online.

Contact [email protected] with any questions.


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