"Hey, Hilary Faye, I can see your pad." (Saved!, 2004)

News in 2005

9/12/2005
SIFF Announces Artistic Director
Seattle, WA – Seattle International Film Festival Group, has announced that its current Director of Programming, Carl Spence, has been offered and accepted the position of Artistic Director for the organization.

9/12/2005
Position Profile – Managing Director
The Seattle International Film Festival Group, one of the nation’s premier film festivals, is searching for a Managing Director. Application Deadline is Friday, Oct 5 at 6pm PST.

7/20/2005
Loveridge Announces Resignation
Helen Loveridge, executive director of the Seattle International Film Festival Group (SIFF) since 2003, has resigned her position in order to return to her home in England.

7/20/2005
Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame and SIFF Group Launch First Annual Science Fiction Short Film Festival

6/12/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
The Largest Film Festival in U.S. Concludes Another Record Breaking Year!

The Seattle International Film Festival closes on Sunday with the North American premiere of Gus Van Sant’s LAST DAYS and announces Award Winners

6/11/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
North American Premiere of Gus Van Sant’s latest film LAST DAYS to close 31st Annual Seattle International Film Festival

With SIFF opening night film a huge success, Peter Sarsgaard and Joan Allen honored and new festival programs a big hit, SIFF looks forward to closing night film, Van Sant’s Last Days

6/9/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Guests at the Festival

A list of guests scheduled to attend the festival in the coming days.

5/25/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF is pleased to co-present the World Premiere of HELLO.

To be screened on the Washington State Ferries Bainbridge Island run.

5/24/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Fly Filmmaking Challenge

3 Seattle Filmmakers Shoot “on the Fly” to Make Narrative Short Films with 5 Days to Shoot and 5 Days to Edit While Another Films the Process for a Making-Of Documentary.

5/23/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF OPENING NIGHT FILM WINS AT CANNES!

Festival Opener Me and You and Everyone We Know Wins Coveted Camera d’Or Prize

5/20/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF Lounges!

We have 4 local watering holes which this year are acting as SIFF Lounges!

5/19/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Welcome to the 31st Seattle International Film Festival!

A message from SIFF Executive Director, Helen Loveridge.

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
31st Annual Seattle International Film Festival, May 19-June 12

Kicking Off 25 Days of Over 340 National & International Films with Screenings, Forums, and Panels in Nine Venues City-Wide

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Opening Gala, Closing Gala and An Evening with Peter Sarsgaard

Critically Acclaimed “Me and You and Everyone We Know, ”North American Premiere of Director Gus Van Sant’s “Last Days,” and Peter Sarsgaard Honored with Outstanding Achievement in Acting Award

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Saturday Galas

SIFF is Proud to Host Four Gala Films and Post-Screening Receptions on Each Saturday of the Festival with Screenings of The Dying Gaul, Red Dust, Bombon, and Cote d’Azur

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
¡Viva Argentina!

SIFF Celebrates the Vitality and Energy of Argentine Film by Presenting 13 Diverse Films from One of Films New Hottest Regions.

5/5/2005
Face the Music
Twelve Music Documentary Films Include Three World Premieres and Span Time, Genres and the Globe to Bring Compelling Stories of Acclaimed Artists to SIFF 2005

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
New Pioneers

SIFF and NW Film Forum applaud pioneering new works that encompass D.I.Y. attitude, humor and limitless boundaries.

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Documentaries

Truth is stranger than fiction, as SIFF presents 55 documentaries, 13 of which compete in the return of the Documentary Competition

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Archival Film Series

Featuring the return of 10 film classics from 1928 to 1980 to the silver screen, with a special presentation of rarely seen Charlie Chaplin hit, The Circus.

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF Competitions

Four SIFF competitions as judged by juries of film industry professionals choose the best of the best in contemporary world and American cinema.

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Emerging Masters

Catch The Best In Up-And-Coming Talent World-Wide As SIFF Showcases 4 Of Film’s Next Cinematic Masters.

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Films4Families

A Hand-Picked Selection of 8 Films Will Delight and Entertain Festival-Going Families

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Women In Cinema

19 Documentaries, 25 Feature Films and 32 Short Films representing 22 countries comprise the Women in Cinema program this year.

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Spawned in Seattle

SIFF Celebrates the Creative Genius of Local Filmmakers

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Midnight Adrenaline

A Tantalizing and Entertaining Selection of Nine Late Night Films

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Contemporary World Cinema

SIFF invites you to explore 46 countries in 116 global films

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Secret Festival

The Most Controversial, Mysterious and Rewarding Event of the Festival--Taking Place the Four Sundays Of The Festival at the Egyptian Theatre.

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF 2005 Poster Auction

Live Auction of Foreign, Rare & Vintage Film Posters at the Broadway Performance Hall Sunday, June 12th 1:45pm

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Fly Filmmaking Challenge

3 Local Filmmakers Shoot “on the Fly” to Make Narrative Short Films with 5 Days to Shoot and 5 Days to Edit While Another Films the Process for a Making-Of Documentary

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF Forums

Explore and learn more about the world of film—the art, production and all things behind the scenes—with SIFF’s unique festival forums

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
Short Film Program

In 3-28 minutes, SIFF’s 100+ Short Films promise to dazzle and delight

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF in the Community

Explore and Learn More about the World of Film—the Art, Production and All Things Behind the Scenes—with SIFF’s Unique Forums

5/5/2005
2005 Seattle International Film Festival
31st Annual Seattle International Film Festival Announces 2005 Slate of Sponsors

Innovative and Unique Partnerships Bring the Best to SIFF 2005


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