Friday is deadline for North Bend's amateur outdoor film challenge

Local would-be filmmakers can celebrate nature, activity and adventure, and, if successful, see the fruits of their labors on the big screen. But they need to submit their creations for the North Bend Amateur Film Challenge this week.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, Nov. 30.

Winning films will be presented at the North Bend Mountain Film Festival at the North Bend Theatre, 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, before Warren Miller’s “Flow State”. First prize is $250, second prize is $100 and third prize is $50. Winners will also receive a three-day pass for two to the Banff Mountain Film Festival at the North Bend Theatre, Dec. 5 to 7.

Films can be submitted to the North Bend Community and Economic Development Department electronically at, by mail at PO Box 896 North Bend, WA 98045 or in person at 126th East Fourth St., North Bend.

All films must have a connection to North Bend or outdoor recreation and be rated PG. Film duration may not exceed 15 minutes.

For full rules and restrictions, send an e-mail to Gina Estep at

The contest is sponsored by the North Bend Theatre and the city of North Bend.


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