News in 2006

11/28/2006
SIFF to Create New Home for Great Films at Seattle Center
Mayor praises year-round film venue as a boon to the Center's mix of arts and culture

11/16/2006
SIFF Group's Annual Poster Auction and Holiday Movie
Just in Time for the Ho-Ho-Holidays! - 5:00 pm, Saturday, December 2, 2006 at Central Cinema. Includes a screening of the holiday classic Edward Scissorhands

11/11/2006
SIFF and NWFF present AFI PROJECT: 20/20, November 17 - 19th
Five filmmakers bring their films to Seattle as part of the American Film Institute's filmmaker exchange program

9/5/2006
1 Reel Film Festival 2006
It's a Wrap!

1 Reel Film Festival Award Winners Announced

8/21/2006
1 Reel Film Festival 2006
1 Reel Filmmakers in town

updated 8/29    The following filmmakers are expected to be in town and available for Q & A following their screening:

7/5/2006
Two New Movies Added to Outdoor Summer Film Series “South Lake Union Cinema on the Lawn”
KEXP listeners vote for Office Space as featured film on July 28, Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas selected by SIFF to run on August 25

6/19/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
It’s a Wrap! SIFF Celebrates Another Record-Breaking Year

The Seattle International Film Festival closes on Sunday with Michel Gondry’s Science of Sleep and announces 2006 Award Winners

6/18/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF 2006 Award Winners

Jury Award and Golden Space Needle Audience Award winners announced!

6/6/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF 2006 Face the Music Rock Party

An evening celebrating the music of Devo, The Pixies, The Police, Leonard Cohen, Harry Nilsson, Bjork, Sigur Rós and more performed Seattle artists Sean Nelson & His Mortal Enemies, Carrie Akre with Dave Dederer, The Girls, Mountain Con, The Pale Pacific, RazRez, Go Like Hell, Awesome, and others.

5/31/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF Trivia Contest

Enter to win two free tickets to a film at the 2006 Seattle International Film Festival.

5/31/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF 2006 Bulletin Board

Flyers, lists, and special offers are posted here - your download emporium!

5/11/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
Alternate Cinema

SIFF presents a week-long program of non-conventional, experimental, avant-garde and eccentric cinema that toys with the limitless boundaries of material and medium.

5/11/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
Archival Presentations

A remarkable selection of 15 rarely screened classics and masterworks from 1925 to 1978, including Charlie Chaplin’s favorite film, a Film Noir Double Feature and a film not screened for over 50 years!

5/11/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF Competitions

SIFF highlights the crème de la crème of new work in four categories—New Directors, New American Cinema, Documentary Features and SIFF Shorts—to compete for festival honors and cash prizes!

5/11/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
Documentaries

With a stellar selection of 60 documentary films from across the world, SIFF proves once again that truth indeed stranger than fiction.

5/11/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
Emerging Masters

SIFF celebrates 4 directors who are poised to become the world’s next cinematic masters.

5/11/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
Face the Music

SIFF’s popular Face the Music program features 12 incredible music documentaries—and expands to include forums, panels, special events and Master Classes that explore the intersection between Music and Film

5/11/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
Films4Families

From Dr. Seuss to Charlie Chaplin and Two Tales of Devoted Dogs, SIFF’s Films4Families Series offers 8 wonderful programs suitable for the entire family.

5/3/2006
2006 SIFF Box Office Opens May 11th
Festival passes and tickets go on sale May 11 to SIFF Members, and May 14 to General Public.

4/12/2006
SIFF Crosses the Water!
SIFF is proud to announce partnership with Lincoln Square Cinemas in Bellevue, the newest official festival venue—making SIFF events available on the Eastside for the first time in festival history!

4/10/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
Beyond the Dogma: SIFF Gets Danish in 2006

SIFF 2006 (May 25-June 18) highlights the burgeoning film scene of Denmark with a spectacular showcase of films from this cinema hot spot.

3/1/2006
Local Screenwriters Selected For 2006 Fly Filmmaking Challenge
Short film projects to make the leap from script to screen!

2/9/2006
2006 Seattle International Film Festival
Fly Filmmakers Announced

Four local directors partner with Pacific Northwest screenwriters to tackle this year’s challenge!

1/18/2006
Tales of the Future: Science Fiction Short Film Festival
Semi-finalist Films Announced and Slated to Screen February 4th at Cinerama


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