River & Ocean Film Festival

Date: April 25th, 2015
Where: Rainforest Arts Center in Forks, Washington 
Free admission. Time TBA.

Enjoy film explorations of our rivers and oceans at the First Annual River & Ocean Film Festival at Forks High School on April 25, 2015. This event, held in conjunction with the RainFest River & Ocean Fair and the Washington Coast Clean-up, celebrates the freshwater and marine environments of the west end of the Olympic Peninsula. Short films from the Olympic Peninsula and beyond will highlight the beauty and opportunity of this region, as well as some of the issues faced by its marine and freshwater habitats and the human community. The event is free and open to all. The selected films are primarily shot in a documentary style and are family-friendly. 

Calling Documentary Filmmakers

Entries are sought for the first annual River & Ocean Film Festival, to be held in conjunction with the Rainfest River & Ocean Fair and the Olympic Coast Clean-up on April 25, 2015 in Forks, WA. The event is sponsored by the North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee, Washington Sea Grant, North Pacific Coast Lead Entity, Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition, and the West Olympic Council of the Arts.

Entries can be submitted in electronic or DVD formats and must have relevance to natural or human dimensions of the watersheds or marine ecosystems of the west end of the Olympic Peninsula. Submissions must be under 20 minutes (total, including credits) running time and can include stand-alone segments of longer works. Entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on March 31, 2015. Please include written information on:

All entries will be reviewed as they are received by the event’s organizing committee, and selections will be made on a rolling basis.

Please send DVD entries to:

For other electronic formats please send email to immiller@uw.edu to arrange a transfer via FTP, Dropbox or Google Drive.

Film Sponsors

WSG

This event is brought to you by the North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee, Washington Sea Grant, North Pacific Coast Lead Entity, Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition, and the West Olympic Council of the Arts.