Our submissions period is now closed. We will be notifying accepted filmmakers on August 1st.
Thank you for your submission, and we hope to see you in October!
2019 JURY AWARDS
TFF will award a total of $10,000 in prizes in support of independent filmmaking
- Best Narrative Feature- $1000
- Best Documentary Feature- $1000
- Best Narrative Short- $750
- Best Documentary Short- $750
- Best Animation Short or Feature- $250
- Best Music Video- $250
- Best Virtual Reality work- $250
- Best Pacific Northwest Feature- $500
- Best Pacific Northwest Short- $500
- Best Pierce County Short or Feature- $500
ADDITIONAL JURY AWARDS
- Best Director, Documentary Feature- $175
- Best Director, Narrative Feature- $175
- Best Director, Documentary Short- $150
- Best Director, Narrative Short- $150
- Best Performance, Narrative Feature- $150
- Best Screenplay, Narrative Feature- $150
- Best Performance, Narrative Short- $150
- Best Screenplay, Narrative Short- $150
- Four awards for Best Cinematography (documentary feature and short films, and narrative feature and short films).
2019 AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS
Filmmakers not from the Pacific Northwest are eligible for these awards. Winners will be chosen based on audience votes.
- Audience Choice, Feature- $1000
- Audience Choice, Short- $750
2019 PNW AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS
Pacific Northwest filmmakers are eligible for the PNW Choice Awards. Winners will be chosen based on audience votes.
- Audience Choice, Pacific Northwest Feature- $750
- Audience Choice, Pacific Northwest Short- $500
All awards except Audience Choice awards decided by a jury composed of filmmakers, film programmers, critics, and/or industry professionals.
Films are placed in competition at the sole discretion of the Tacoma Film Festival.