About Northwest Film ForumNorthwest Film Forum is Seattle's premier film arts organization, screening over 200 independently made and classic films annually, offering a year-round schedule of classes for aspiring filmmakers of all ages, and supporting filmmakers at all stages of their careers. The Film Forum brings together a community of individuals dedicated to the best films in Seattle and beyond. You can learn more at nwfilmforum.org.
Author Archives: David Hanagan
The end may be soon or it may linger for another decade, but the writing is on the wall. Film is quickly passing into obsolescence. This year, the only two manufacturers of motion picture film revealed how close the medium … Continue reading
Next month, during our Local Sightings Film Festival, we will announce the recipients of our second annual Northwest Film Fund award (make sure to join us for closing night to hear the results in person). Forty-six applications were submitted in … Continue reading
In lieu of a traditional opinionated list of 10, I offer a survey of the Film Forum’s holiday staff photos. It’s a tradition that began the year I joined, 2002 (in essence, photographic evidence of my 10 year tenure at … Continue reading
NWFF is proud to offer several new camera and audio packages! In the pursuit of supporting great artwork and great artists, NWFF has for a long time bridged the gap between the digital vs analog divide. To further that goal, … Continue reading
With so many options out there, moviemaking has never been easier! It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3—light the scene, roll camera, and then download the footage to your computer and transcode the acquisition compression type to an intermediate codec … Continue reading
A TV spot produced by Seattle’s Kong TV, announcing WigglyWorld’s first Start to Finish film, Money Buys Happiness. Starring co-founder Jamie Hook and writer/director Gregg Lachow. Followed by Jamie quoting Robert Bresson. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-815x2rCphE]
Going to the movies can change your life. Here’s 15 testimonials.
NWFF’s summer class listings are now online. And I must say, it’s a lovely assemblage of gifted and talented instructors leading thoughtful discussions and discourses. One of Seattle’s gurus of screen vocabulary, Brian McDonald, has tailored his story-writing class for … Continue reading
As the hours are counting down to the close of NWFF’s online auction, a new item has been added! NWFF’s cherished screenwriting instructor, Walter Dalton, is offering his consultation time for aspiring screenwriters. BTW, have you seen the classic TV … Continue reading