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Forums and Education

SIFF Education expands and strengthens the community of film lovers and filmmakers in Seattle. Our programs include FutureWave (for youth and educators), Catalyst (for filmmakers), and Film4All (cinema education for everyone). Learn more about our programs here.

Our Festival Forums, listed below, set the stage for engaging discussions, extraordinary demonstrations, and hands-on workshops for a variety of ages and experience levels.


The Alchemy of Film Scoring 2014

90 minutes

Dissecting the ingredients to what makes a strong film score, and exploring how directors and composers communicate to create the magic that elevates action, evokes emotion, and makes film sing. Adam Gehrke will lead a discussion with panelists/composer heavyweights Hummie Mann, Ed Hartman, Mateo Messina, and BC Campbell.

Transforming Into Film

May 29, 2014

A Conversation with Filmmakers Jane Charles (Sold) and Shawn Telford (BFE).

Crowdfunding to Build an Audience

90

This class for film-related projects presented by Emily Best (Seed&Spark) will provide the crowdfunding action plan most likely to create a lasting, flourishing, direct relationship with your audience.

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