LAKE STEVENS FILM FESTIVAL invites Pacific Northwest films & filmmakers to a two-day screening and networking event.
LSFF exists to cultivate an appreciation for the arts within Lake Stevens, connect creatives to wider industry circles and showcase diverse viewpoints from both established and emerging creators.
Screenings, Workshops, Q&A's and Awards Presentation will be hosted at the Lake Stevens High School Performing Arts Center (PAC).
"Completely blown away by the level of communication, organization, quality of films, venue, and after-party events..."
DAVID OVER, FILMMAKER
"I felt truly celebrated and connected as a filmmaker / participant! The environment was fun and lively, the screening theater was incredible... "
Read more reviews on our FilmFreeway page
SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN
Building on the success of our first year, we're pleased to announce a call for submissions for LSFF 2023, this time hosted in August, the hands-down best time to gather around the lake.
A jury will award selected filmmakers with cash prizes and all Official Selections receive LSFF laurel.
Best Student Film
Best Narrative Short
Best Documentary Short
Visit our FilmFreeway festival page to submit and read full rules and regs!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AUG 4-5TH
MOVIE IN THE PARK - Lundeen Park, Pre-Show begins at 7:45PM
We are thrilled to parter with the City of Lake Stevens for the summer kickoff of Movie in the Park. Join us for Oscar-nominated Marcel the Shell with Shoes On voiced by Jenny Slate. Come early for pre-show trivia & giveaways.
FILMMAKER RECEPTION -Lakeside Residence, 6PM-8PM
We look forward to gathering all participating filmmakers to the LSFF Filmmaker Reception at a stunning waterfront estate. Connect with other PNW artists and filmmakers over light bites and drinks.
AUG 5TH - LAKE STEVENS HIGH SCHOOL
CHILDREN'S PROGRAM Join us for the Children's Film Festival Seattle "Best of Fest Tour"
STUDENT FILMS: BEST OF PNW HIGH SCHOOLS
KEYNOTE SESSION: HOW FILMS MOVE US WITH DR. NATHAN ROBERTS AND EMILY TIMMER
LIGHTS CAMERA LOCOMOTIVE - LSHS, ALL DAY
This year LSFF is hosting an Art Show alongside the film festival. Community members are invited to come see selected entries and vote on their favorites. Winners will be announced at the beginning of the evening Awards Presentation.
Incoming makerspace Creator Zone is partnering by offering three-month memberships to winners of original art pieces in each age category. For junior artists ages 0-5 we have a coloring page available for download.
For full details and to hear the story behind the Call to Art click here.