Greetings Earthlings! The Northwest Flying Saucer Film Fest showcases short films exploring the UFO genre and takes place in the town where the UFO phenomenon began over 75 years ago – Chehalis, WA. As part of The Chehalis Flying Saucer Party which celebrates pilot Kenneth Arnold’s historic flight from the Chehalis Airport on June 24th, 1947 when he encountered a formation of UFOs in a cultural touchstone that gave birth the term “flying saucer”, NWFSFF is looking for Northwest filmmakers (WA, OR, ID residents) to submit their UFO themed short films, documentaries, animations, or music videos to be shown on September 22nd, 2023 at the beautiful McFiler’s Chehalis Theater. This is your chance to get your UFO themed film shown to a live audience of filmgoers, filmmakers, and UFO enthusiasts and to be part of the inaugural year of this film festival! The Northwest Flying Saucer Film Fest jury is composed of film producers, local personalities, UFO nerds, and audience community members. Their decisions on official selections, award nominees and award winners are final. Category awards will include: Best Film, Best Documentary, Best Animation, Best Music Video and Audience Choice. $200 Cash Prize for Best Film. $100 Cash Prize for Audience Choice (all submissions eligible) All winners will receive a custom trophy and bragging rights. All chosen submitters will receive a VIP pass to the 2023 Chehalis Flying Saucer Party. 

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