Submissions now open for Seattle Web Fest 2017

We're back for our third year of Seattle Web Fest, and we're excited to announce that this year's festival will take place on March 11th, 2017 at Northwest Film Forum.

Today also marks the beginning of our "Earlybird" submission phase meaning now is the most affordable period to submit your web series for consideration and we can't wait to see the incredible content you've been creating since last year.

A few things to remember...

  • The earlier you submit your series, the more you save as fees increase with each submission phase.
    • Earlybird Submission Period: July 26th - September 30th / $40
    • Regular Submission Period: October 1st - November 30th / $60
    • Last Chance Submission Period: December 1st - 31st / $80
  • Series that have previously screened at SWF can submit again as long as you submit a different episode. Use Code SWF2015 or SWF2016 to save 10% at any time during our submission phases. Series that have submitted but were not accepted in prior years can also use these codes.
  • Series created in Washington State can use code: KEEPFILMINWA to save 20% on submission fees at any time during our submission phases.
  • If you screened at SWF in 2015 & 2016 and won an award, you are not eligible for that award this year but are eligible for others. This rule does not apply for our "Audience Favorite" award.
  • Our selection committee will review one episode of your series to be considered for selection. Series that have compiled their entire series into one FilmFreeway video submission will only have their first episode viewed.
  • The episode submitted for consideration is the episode screened at the festival if that series is selected. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of our Programming Director. *Super short series may or may not have more than one episode screened at SWF*
  • We accept submissions exclusively via FilmFreeway and you can find us at or

We're very excited to bring you another year of Seattle Web Fest and we leave it to you, the incredibly talented filmmakers and series creators, to help us tell the world about the amazing things happening in web series.


The Seattle Web Fest Team