The 2017 Festival

The third annual Burien Film Festival is the largest yet. In addition to entries for our open, student and Burien-centric contests, over a hundred short films from dozens of countries are featured in programs during festival week, June 22-25, and beyond.

Awards are given out in each category after evaluation by a panel of judges. Winners in the student competitions receive gear and scholarships provided by local sponsors. A cash prize is offered to the winner of the Burien-centric competition. A single best entry is chosen from the foreign film selections, which will be announced with the other awardees on Awards Night, June 24.