Application

Apply for Funding

Washington Filmworks generally opens a preliminary application window for the standard incentive program in January each year. Projects that are fully funded will be invited to submit an abridged version of the full application for the Washington Filmworks’ Board to review. To get the most up-to-date information about our application window and information about the abridged application, please sign up for our newsletter.

Download Application Form

The following documents must be included in addition to the commercial application below:

Story or Shooting Boards

Budget: line item budget clearly marked to indicate projected in-state qualified expenditures and qualified non-resident labor

Advertising Agency Award Letter: indicates the amount of funds

Producer’s Letter of Intent: explain how the awarded project contributes to the growth and development of the Washington State film industry.

Commercial Application Form

The following documents must be included in addition to the motion picture and episodic series application below:

Script: a shooting script

Budget: line item budget clearly marked to indicate projected in-state qualified expenditures and qualified non-resident labor

Finance Plan: a full description of how the project will be financed

Proof of Funding: documentation demonstrating that the funds are secured (i.e. bank statements, written confirmation from financier, or other agreed upon documentation)

Producer’s Letter of Intent: explain how the project contributes to the growth and development of the Washington State film industry.

Motion Picture/Episodic Series Application Form

Submitting Your Application

Completed applications should be emailed in a PDF format directly to Executive Director Amy Lillard or mailed to:

Washington Filmworks
Attn: Executive Director
1904 Third Ave, Suite 228
Seattle, WA 98101

***Acceptable forms of application delivery include: emailed PDF files to the Executive Director, as well as USPS, private delivery service or hand delivery. Any other form of delivery for an initial application, including faxed copies will not be accepted by Washington Filmworks.