Closing Night: Awards Ceremony and Filmmaker Soiree
Sat Sep 29: 8.00pm
Festival - Local Sightings Film Festival 2018: Special Events
To close out a spectacular festival, award winners for the 21st edition of Local Sightings Film Festival will be announced on closing night.
Free beer tasting for filmmakers provided by Hopvine Pub!
Every year, Local Sightings awards one feature and one short film with a cash prize. Festival programmers select outstanding films for the festivals competition, and guest jurors view the competing films during the festival to decide final awards. The winning feature filmmaker receives $500 in cash and additional screenings at Northwest Film Forum. The winning short filmmaker receives $250 in cash, $250 of studio time and equipment rental. More to be announced!
The Seattle Composers Alliance again will present awards for best original score, for features and shorts. Judges include Landon Ashby, Amy Denio, Eric Feldman, Soren Laulainen, and Susan Maughlin Wood. The winning feature composer receives $200 and the short composer $100.
Naked City Brewery announces the sixth year of its Local Sightings audience award, featuring the peoples choice for best feature and short films. The winners will receive an encore at The Screening Room at the Brewery Taphouse in Greenwood. Look for voting boxes in the Film Forum lobby following each festival screening.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122