NFFTY 2012 Festival Schedule
NFFTY 2012 was April 26-29 | Browse screenings below and click for more information.
Thursday April 25
Seattle Cinerama 2100 4th Ave. Arrive in style and walk the red carpet at Seattle’s iconic CINERAMA THEATER to kick off NFFTY 2013. Enjoy an outstanding lineup of short films from some of the best young directors from around the world. After the screening jump on our free shuttle bus and...
Friday April 26
It’s every filmmaker’s goal to get their work seen by as many people as possible, which in today’s world usually means the web. Join Filmmakers, corporate brand leaders and digital distribution experts to discuss the current landscape of digital filmmaking. Learn how you can harness the...
Over the years, many filmmakers have used NFFTY as a launching pad to help catapult them into a career as a successful working filmmaker. However, being a successful filmmaker doesn't always mean being a director. NFFTY alumni have branched out to become well-known editors, cinematographers...
From drama to romance to period pieces, this screening is perfect for the indecisive movie-goer! Enjoy a variety hour of excellent films that represent views from around the globe in a variety of genres. Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
Who says Happy Hour has to be at a bar? Wind down the work week and sample some tasty beers, complements of Fremont Brewing, before watching this great group of short films. Tasting starts at 5:30pm, films start at 6:30pm. Screening is all-ages. Tasting included with Film...
Lights, camera, cinema! These visual masterpieces exemplify a clear vision executed beautifully from the first frame to the last. Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
Strap on your fancy pants and leave your shorts at home. NFFTY has all the shorts you'll need to kick your Friday night off right! Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
Remember your first job? Or your first kiss? You will now. Relive the moments, good and bad, that make the years of your youth so memorable. Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
Why did the chicken cross the road? I don't know, but hopefully he arrives on time for this hilarious batch of raunchy, slapstick comedy shorts. Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
Saturday April 27
presented by vitaminwater Local high schools compete for cash to support their film programs. The challenge: make a 3-minute movie in two days! Come watch the 9 short films and cast your vote to decide the winner.
Presented by Station Next, Denmark & Scan|Design Foundation Masterclass by Pernille Rose Grønkjær Danish documentary films are winning awards the world over for their unique artistic storytelling. In this masterclass award winning documentary director Pernille Rose Grønkjær will dive...
Skip the Saturday morning cartoons and bring the whole family to explore the magical world of all-ages cinema! Inspire your kids with these films made by talented young filmmakers their age!
Explore what it's like to live on Planet Earth in modern times. From hurricane relief to fighting for a cleaner environment, these films contribute inspiration and education to our shared social consciousness.
Enter alternative realities with two must-see featurettes. The first film will transport you to relive any memory of your choice, and the second film is a gripping 1920s era drama about a dystopian society turned upside down by the heresy trial of a well known artist. Screening may not be...
Ready, set, action! Strap on your boots and tighten your chinstrap, because you're about to embark on a wild ride of action sports, extreme activities, and heated competition.
Lighten up with a hilarious assortment of all-ages comedy. If laughing, having fun, and feeling good are like frosting, then this screening takes the cake! Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
The power of drama is alive and well. Prepare to be captivated by these riveting shorts that take you to life's grittier edge. Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
At NFFTY, the cream rises to the center. Explore the rich, visceral environments created by these fantastic films, discover new integers, and sing along with the inspirational songs of a high school kid who sings out about being bullied. Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
If you like to be horrified or thrilled, then this batch of horror films and thrillers should be on the top of your list! You may start the screening relaxed, but this white knuckle ride will get your heart racing up the walls. Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
Sunday April 28
Film is the medium. Equality is the message. Bring an open mind and leave with a happy heart, because this LGBT screening is made to enlighten and inspire. Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
The Great Northwest is home to coffee, stylishly sporting socks with sandals, excessive flannel and, most importantly, extremely talented young filmmakers. Come see the best of the West and get a taste for life in NFFTY's neck of the woods! Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
They say to understand someone, you need to walk a mile in their shoes. Well, shoes aren't one size fits all, but these films are! These stories will take you beyond that mile and into the minds of unique and awe-inspiring characters. Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
presented by KIND Healthy Snacks Be kind. Stay positive. And always be awesome. Those are the themes of this incredible screening that will restore your faith in humanity and your hope for a brighter future. Prepare to be blown away!
These colorful shorts could make a rainbow look monochromatic. Enter the creative minds of some incredible young artists as they experiment with different artistic techniques. From stop motion pictures to claymation, all of these films are completely unique!
Do you have the music in you? These filmmakers do. If you're ready to rock out, tap your feet, and nod your head for an hour straight, this is the place to be! Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
David Lynch. Albert Einstein. Jimi Hendrix. What do they have in common? They all got their start experimenting with their art and pushing the boundaries of traditional ways of thinking. Enter the mind-bending visual vortex of alternative filmmaking, you may never return!
Film Starts Here at NFFTY, and ends with this amazing Closing Night showcase of talent. These young directors will be seeing their name in lights and you'll be able to say "I was there when..." Screening may not be suitable for all ages.
Come see the Jury and Audience Awards for NFFTY 2013 handed out! FREE EVENT!