River & Ocean Film Festival

The 3rd Annual River and Ocean Film Festival will take place on April 23, 2016 at the Rainforest Arts Center in Forks, Washington. The festival offers film explorations of our rivers and oceans that 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. This event, held in conjunction with RainFest and the Washington Coast Clean-up, celebrates the freshwater and marine environments of the Olympic Peninsula’s west end.

Date: April 23, 2016

Calling Filmmakers

If you are interested in submitting a film for the 3rd Annual River and Ocean Film Festival, please read the following criteria and instructions:

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 standalone segments of longer works. Please include the following written information:

Where: Forks, Washington

Please include the following written information:

  • The entry’s title, director and producer
  • A brief (250 words maximum) description of the entry, its running time and its relevance to the natural or human dimensions of the watersheds or marine ecosystems of the west end of the Olympic Peninsula
  • The year produced

All entries will be reviewed by the event’s organizing committee, and selections will be made on a rolling basis. The submittal deadline is  March 18, 2016.

Please send DVD entries to:

  • Dr. Ian Miller Washington Sea Grant 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. #82 Port Angeles, WA 98362

For other electronic formats please send email to immiller@uw.edu to arrange a transfer.

For more information, contact Ian Miller, immiller@uw.edu.