About the Festival

Seattle Web Fest features web-based fiction & non-fiction series from Seattle and around the world. We celebrate independent television by curating a selection of amazing shows for theatrical presentation while hosting panels & workshops from industry professionals. Join us on March 11th, 2017 for the third annual Seattle Web Fest at Northwest Film Forum.


How to Submit Your Series

We accept submissions exclusively via our FilmFreeway listing available here or visit our Submit page above. Our judges will screen one episode of your series so be sure to submit the episode you feel best represents your show.

If you haven't already, create a profile for your series at FilmFreeway.com and upload (or link to Vimeo) the episode you'd like to submit.

Although our festival takes place in Seattle, we feature series from around the world with a focus on curating the highest quality content available. 

Be sure to read our Terms & Conditions prior to submitting your series.


Important Dates

July 26th - September 30th, 2016: "Early Bird" Submission Phase

October 1st - November 30th, 2016: "Regular" Submission Phase

December 1st - December 31st, 2016: "Last Chance" Submission Phase

January 11th, 2017: Accepted Series Announcement

March 11th, 2017: Seattle Web Fest at Northwest Film Forum



The Creators of Seattle Web Fest

Matt Longmire Technical Director Matt Longmire is the Technical Director for Seattle Web Fest and the writer and director of the show The River which involves an ensemble cast struggling to survive in a deadly underground game of poker.

Matt Longmire

Technical Director

Matt Longmire is the Technical Director for Seattle Web Fest and the writer and director of the show The River which involves an ensemble cast struggling to survive in a deadly underground game of poker.

Liz Ellis Programming Director Programming Director Liz Ellis is the creator of WRECKED, a very Seattle, very dirty web sitcom. She is a co-founder of the Bainbridge Island-based little-media-company-that-could, Honey Toad Studio.

Liz Ellis

Programming Director

Programming Director Liz Ellis is the creator of WRECKED, a very Seattle, very dirty web sitcom. She is a co-founder of the Bainbridge Island-based little-media-company-that-could, Honey Toad Studio.

Darlene Sellers Communications Director Communications Director Darlene Sellers is the co-creator of the beloved Kung-Fu spoof series, Chop Socky Boom. She is also the host of the Seattle Web Series Meetup and a regular and welcome face at web series events around the country.

Darlene Sellers

Communications Director

Communications Director Darlene Sellers is the co-creator of the beloved Kung-Fu spoof series, Chop Socky Boom. She is also the host of the Seattle Web Series Meetup and a regular and welcome face at web series events around the country.


The Venue

Northwest Film Forum has been the home of Seattle Web Fest since the beginning. Right in the heart of Seattle's Capitol Hill district, this two theater venue allows us to hold a full lineup of series screenings & panels in just one day. Visit their website to learn more about the enormous list of resources they provide to local filmmakers.

Northwest Film Forum has been the home of Seattle Web Fest since the beginning. Right in the heart of Seattle's Capitol Hill district, this two theater venue allows us to hold a full lineup of series screenings & panels in just one day. Visit their website to learn more about the enormous list of resources they provide to local filmmakers.

Past Sponsors

If you're interested in sponsoring Seattle Web Fest, we'd love to partner with you. Contact us directly to discuss options.

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