Join the First-Ever Girl Scouts of Western Washington Film Festival!
This fall, tell your epic tales in a short film and submit it for our
first-ever film festival.
and current Girl Scouts who submit a film will even get their
membership fees covered for the upcoming Girl Scout year! Then,
tune in on November 6-7 for our live virtual film festival celebrating
all ages of filmmakers in Girl Scouts of Western Washington! Awards
will be given to the winners of our ten film categories!
Want to take your film to the next level AND have priority when
submitting it to the film festival? Get inspired in one of our
filmmaking programs! We will only accept 300 films total, so don’t hesitate–participate!
Girl Scouts who have yet to renew their
membership may have their fees covered when they submit a film.
However, we cannot reimburse fees for members who have already
renewed. See submission
guidelines for more details.
Saturday, November 6: Daisy-Junior (K-5 grade) Film
Sunday, November 7: Cadette-Ambassador (6-12
grade) Film Showing
Join us in celebrating our first-ever generation of film festival
participants! Purchase tickets for the Film Festival and you’ll
receive a kit in the mail to enhance your film festival
experience. You can expect popcorn, festival “passes,” and an
exclusive Film Festival patch! Individual and troop kits are available.
Cost (includes ticket to film festival)
- $5 Film Festival Viewing Party–Individual Kit
Film Festival Viewing Party–Troop Kit (12 participants)
Tickets on sale now until October 25.
Priority Entry (Optional): Register and participate in a
Girl Scouts of Western Washington digital
- Create your film on your own or with your troop.
Submit your video here. Be sure to
follow the submission
guidelines and to submit by the deadline for your grade level
October 17: Daisy, Brownie, and Junior (K-5 grade) Films
October 24: Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador (6-12 grade)
Priority Entry: Digital Storytelling Programs
Want a guaranteed
spot in the film festival? Sign up for one of our upcoming digital
storytelling programs or complete one of our Digital Storytelling
patch programs on your own! Participants will be given a guaranteed
spot in the film festival. Past participation in a Digital
program also guarantees your spot.
You do not need to submit a video from the program you attend. The
film you submit should still fit the video
At all in-person programming, please continue to follow our current
COVID-19 safety guidelines and regulations. See
our current guidelines.
Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Programs
Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Programs
Guaranteed spots will be
available on a first come first serve basis until our maximum of 300
film spots is reached (150 films per Girl Scout grade
group: Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors [K-5 grade] and Cadettes,
Seniors, and Ambassadors [6-12 grade]). Film submissions should
follow to the Girl Scout Law, and adhere to all film submission
When you submit your film, please select one award category that
you’d most like your film to be considered for. After the film
festival, each category will be judged by one of our event sponsors,
and the winning films will be announced! There will be two winners per
category, with one winner from each of our Girl Scout grade groups:
Daisies-Juniors (K-5 grade) and Cadettes-Ambassadors (6-12 grade).
- BIPOC Power
- Amplifying Oppressed Voices
- Inspired by STEAM
- Life Hacks & Skills
- Entrepreneur Excellence
- Outdoor Appreciation
- College & Career Exploration
- Take Action!
- Artful Animation
- Girl Scout Spirit
Award winners will receive a Film Festival trophy and their films
will be presented on the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)
Channel*, available virtually across the US!
*Some SIFF content may not be suitable for all Girl Scout
audiences. GSWW is not responsible for the content presented on
SIFF's streaming channel.
You must follow all submission guidelines to be qualified to enter
the film festival. Films and submissions that do not meet the
requirements will not be considered for the film festival.
Digital Storytelling Funders