NFFTY 2017 runs from April 27 - 30 in Seattle, Washington. Opening Night (Thursday, April 27) takes place at the historic Cinerama Theater and features a red carpet event. The screening is followed by the Opening Night Gala at AXIS Pioneer Square. The rest of the festival screenings (Friday, April 28 - Sunday, April 30) will take place at the SIFF Cinema Uptown on Queen Anne. All additional festival activities (after parties, filmmaker networking events, parent mixers) will be within walking distance of the Uptown. NFFTY is also proud to announce the addition of NFFTYX, the world's first 360°/virtual reality festival for directors under 24. Partnered with Oculus and Fearless360°, NFFTYX will feature galleries, a 2-day 360° bootcamp, panels, and more. More information can be found at NFFTY.org. The National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), is the world's largest film festival for emerging directors. NFFTY is the premier showcase of the best young directors, age 24 and younger, from around the world. The films of NFFTY represent the voice of this generation, covering all topics and genres, from compelling and provocative, to hilarious and uplifting.