2017 FutureWave Shorts Competition

SIFF presents FutureWave Shorts during Seattle International Film Festival's ShortsFest Weekend. This program of new films created by filmmakers younger than 18 years old celebrates international talent who are exploring the creative possibilities of the art form.

These inspiring original short films represent some of the best short filmmaking from around the world. Also included in the program will be the J. Michael Rima Award winner from the Seattle Times Three-Minute Masterpiece digital film contest.

The Wavemaker Award for Excellence in Youth Filmmaking will be presented to a film chosen in recognition of its artistic and technical achievement.

The FutureWave Shorts submission deadline was March 3, 2017.