Call for Entry

11th Seattle Asian American Film Festival – Call for Entry 2023

The Seattle Asian American Film Festival (USA) is accepting films until October 21, 2022.

About the festival:
Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) is the only film festival in Seattle to provide a space for Asian American voices, perspectives, and histories by screening independent films that reflect the diversity and richness of the city’s Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

–  The festival accepts works by or about North Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander descent, with an emphasis on filmmakers from the Pacific Northwest.
– The festival accepts narrative & documentary feature films (over 60 minutes) and short films both narrative and documentary (under 60 minutes).
– Films must have a completion date of no earlier than 2020.
– Work-in-progress are not eligible for submission.
– The festival accept films of all premiere statuses, including films that already have distribution and/or are available for streaming online.
– All non-English language films must have English subtitles or no dialogue.
– All submissions must be digital (link to Vimeo). Please do not send DVDs. No exceptions.
– A separate entry and entry fee is required for each film submission. However, previous submitters to SAAFF can have a discount code.
– Entry fees will not be refunded.
Submission Fees and Deadlines:

* Highlighted fees are for FilmFreeway’s Gold Members *

Notification Date: November 14, 2022

We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules and Regulations here:

We remind readers that the 11th Seattle Asian American Film Festival will take place from February 23 – March 5, 2023 in Seattle, Washington (USA).

To see other Call for Entries please follow the next link: “Call for Entries”.

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