SIFF 2018 Call for Entries

SIFF is now accepting film submissions for the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival.

Call for Entries 2018

The 44th annual Seattle International Film Festival will be held May 17 - June 10, 2018.

Regular Submission Deadlines:
October 6, 2017 - EarlyBird
November 3, 2017 - Regular 
January 5, 2018 - Late
February 2, 2018 - Extended (Withoutabox submissions only!)

Episodic Submission Deadlines:
November 3, 2017 - Regular (Withoutabox submissions only!)
January 5, 2018 - Late (Withoutabox submissions only!)
February 2, 2018 - Extended (Withoutabox submissions only!)

FutureWave Deadline:
March 2, 2018 - FutureWave Shorts (age 18 and under filmmakers)

Works-in-Progress Deadline:
April 1, 2018 - Final (Withoutabox submissions only!)

How to Submit:

We are no longer accepting any submissions for SIFF 2018 consideration via Withoutabox. The Call for Entries is officially closed.

  • The online entry form to submit regular feature films and short films (no episodics!) is now closed.
  • The online entry form to submit a FutureWave short film (age 18 and under filmmakers) is now closed.

If you need to submit a new screener due to a broken link or a new cut of the film, please fill out our online replacement form here.

Submit on Withoutabox

For questions Download the SIFF 2018 Film Submission FAQ sheet.

For additional questions, email

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