NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth)

NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth)

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Seattle, Washington
Start Month: April


The Talented Youth has grown in just a few years from an idea of 3 teenagers to an organization that reaches an ever-growing number of young artists and potential audiences in the millions through our Seattle-based programs and distribution partnerships.

Submission Requirements:

Director must have been 22 years or younger at completion of film

Submission Deadline: January


US$10-$35- submission films may be uploaded to secure server rather than mailed

Awards / Prizes:

Jury and Audience Award for all categories, NFFTY Earth Award for best film with environmental, international peace, or social justice theme, various special awards each year based on sponsorships

Contact: Jesse Harris (


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