Tacoma Film Festival


Laura Marshall, Director/Programmer

Submission Policy:

Festival Season: Fall (usually October)

Deadline: April (check website for exact dates)

Entry:$45 for features. $30 for shorts. Films shot in Washington or by residents are free to submit for no charge. Fees vary by deadline.


Features, Shorts, Documentaries

Festival Season:



Celebration of independent film mirroring the diverse and eclectic sensibilities of western Washington’s second largest city. Including selections from the Pacific Northwest and all over the world, TFF prides itself on showcasing the connectedness of local, national, and international film. Festival annually programs Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film. It's the first-of-its-kind film series for the publication's 25 New Faces of Independent Film issue.