The 2020 Burien Film Festival will be holding a Hyperlocal Burien Film Contest, and they’re seeking “rockumentary” entries that include local businesses and neighborhoods.

This is a local, homegrown film festival that is an annual celebration of film arts which takes place in Burien, WA.  

The entrance fee is just $5.00, and prizes – up to $500 for First Place – will be awarded.

There are two contests this year:

Registration is now open!

The DEADLINE to submit entries to the 2020 Burien Film Festival is midnight on Aug. 21, 2020.

Winners will be announced Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.


What is your Burien story? (MOCKUMENTARY, 4-7 min. max) 

Bring your full creative vision to the story and create the best Burien mockumentary – anyone can make a film (previous winners have been shot on smartphones!).

      • Must include at least two Burien businesses (locally-owned small businesses are a plus).
      • Must mention/feature one of the Burien neighborhoods (See the map below).
      • Attempt the highest production value possible (feel free to ask our team for advice).

Prizes will be awarded:

    • First Place: $500
    • Second Place: $250
    • Third Place: $100

If you have any questions, please contact Shelli Park, Director, at

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