What Our Directors Are Saying About CASCADIA

Listen to what the Burton sisters, Ursula, Maria and Jennifer, 2023 Festival directors and producer, have to say about their experience at CASCADIA and why our festival is important to them. Donate now to CASCADIA’s Centennial Circle to help support the 2024 festival and women filmmakers from around the world like the Burton sisters. Or mail a check to CASCADIA International Women’s Film Festival, 1050 Larrabee Ave., Suite 104, #810, Bellingham, WA. 98225. 

Now Accepting Script Studio Submissions!

CASCADIA will select four unproduced short film scripts of 20 pages or less will be selected for the festival’s Script Studio to be presented during the festival next spring on Sunday, April 28. Submit your entry through our Film Festival page here.

Book Your Hotel Room Now for 2024 Festival!

sports shorts fairhaven bellingham whatcom outdoor cinema CASCADIA

Each year, CASCADIA partners with local hotels to offer special discounted room block rates during our film festival. Festival hotel partners will be announced as they become available. Book your room with our festival hotel partner Four Points Sheraton here!

Our Mission

  • To present an annual international film festival showcasing films directed by women.
  • To provide educational opportunities relating to the viewing, making, and distribution of films.
  • To promote Bellingham, Whatcom County and the surrounding Pacific Northwest area as a destination for filmmakers and film enthusiasts.


Film Festival Alliance logo

2024 FESTIVAL Hotel Partners

Four Points By Sheraton Logo

CASCADIA Film Festival Discount Room Block

Special festival rates have expired. Please contact the hotel directly here to ask about room availability during the festival.

Thank You To Our Generous 2023 Sponsors

City of Bellingham logo
KCTS9 Crosscut
Whatcom County Government<br />
People's Bank Logo
Cascadia Daily News logo
Mount Baker Experience
Make A Scene Logo
Village Books Logo
Make A Scene Logo
Washington State Arts Commission
Khush Kush Logo
Washington State Arts Commission

(We promise we won’t spam you!)

Contact Us!

Our mailing address is:

1050 Larrabee Ave Suite 104
Bellingham, Washington 98225
PH: (360) 543-0149
E: info@cascadiafilmfest.org