Application

Apply for Funding

Washington Filmworks accepts applications for the incentive program year round. While we make every effort to approve or deny completed applications within 10 business days of receipt, sometimes a response may take up to 30 days. Please contact the office prior to applying to check the availability of funds.

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
1411 Fourth Avenue, Suite 420
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.