Final call for film submissions for Friday Harbor Film Festival

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival.

Friday Harbor Film Festival is now scheduling feature documentaries and short films to be shown during the Livestream Festival Oct. 14-17 and the On-Demand Festival Oct. 18-24. While FHFF has many excellent submissions, there is room for more. The final date for submissions is Sept. 20.

If you are an independent filmmaker — professional, amateur, or student — submit your feature or short documentary film for consideration in this year’s festival through FilmFreeway at Feature documentaries should run for 40 minutes or more. Short films should run under 40 minutes.

The Livestream Festival will feature real-time live-streamed Q&A sessions with filmmakers following the screening of their films. Q&As will be recorded for viewing during the On-Demand Festival.

​The festival will feature films highlighting fascinating island cultures; marine ecology; heroic adventures; sustainable agriculture; social justice; current environmental issues; and stirring stories of human interest.

Audience Choice Awards will be given on Oct. 24 to the best features and shorts in three categories: Tales from the Heart; Things to Consider; and Explorers and Adventures.

Filmmakers, both professionals and students, are encouraged to submit their features and short films for consideration at FilmFreeway. Full details are available at

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the FHFF Livestream and On-Demand Festival — Oct. 14-24!