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Tracy Rector Nominated for 2016 Stranger Genius Award

August 25, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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The Stranger Genius Awards are less than a month away! Every year, Seattle local paper the Stranger selects.

Spokane Happy Hour!

August 23, 2016 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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Last Sunday, film and creative industry professionals joined Washington Filmworks Executive Director Amy Lillard on the rooftop of The.

Welcome Two New Washington Filmworks Employees!

August 16, 2016 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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We’ve got two new employees this summer to welcome to the Washington Filmworks office! Both Amber Cortes and.

CoMotion Labs Incubates a New Space for Start-Ups and Creatives in the University District

August 12, 2016 Blog
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On August 15, the shiny new headquarters of start-up incubator CoMotion Labs will officially open in the University.

City of Burien: Six Miles of Puget Sound Shoreline and A Strong Film Community

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Video as a Witness and a Weapon at the Seattle Art Fair and Henry Art Gallery

August 5, 2016 Blog
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The Seattle Art Fair this weekend will showcase over 80 galleries featuring contemporary visual art in the Pacific.

Getting Into the Zone with Nancy Guppy

August 2, 2016 Blog
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Nancy Guppy has been an integral part of Seattle arts and culture for more than twenty years. Originally.

Five Highlights of STIFF 2016 You Won’t Want to Miss

July 28, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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The 12th annual Seattle Transmedia International Film Festival (STIFF) is this weekend! The festival (formerly the Seattle True.

Magnuson Studios Needs Your Support!

July 26, 2016 Blog, Call To Action
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What is Magnuson Studios? A task force of 25 film and music professionals, led by the Sand Point.

Oh, Wait, Can I Get That Back? The Missed Filmmaking Treasures of Seattle

July 21, 2016 Blog
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Today’s Washington Filmworks blog post is written by filmmaker Jeremy Mackie  I grew up as a film lover.

The 48 Hour Film Project Lets Seattle Filmmakers Flex Their Creative Muscles

July 19, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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The 48 Hour Film Project, the twelfth one in Seattle, drew in 73 teams this year – that’s.

Outdoor Summer Movies Across Washington State

July 14, 2016 Blog
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It’s that time again! Time to grab your blankets, loved ones and lawn chairs and head out to.

Town of Metaline Falls: Vistas, Rivers, and Country Roads

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Magnuson Studios: Get Involved!

July 7, 2016 Blog, Call To Action
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What is Magnuson Studios? A task force of 25 film and music professionals, led by the Sand Point.

Support Building Magnuson Studios

June 30, 2016 Blog, Call To Action
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Do you think that Seattle needs a state of the art soundstage for film production? What about a.

NWFF Expands its Programming To Give Filmmakers Building Blocks For Success

June 29, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Last year, Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) launched two programs to help the local film community build a solid foundation.

Sandy Cioffi Nominated for 2016 Stranger Genius Award

June 24, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Each year, the arts critics at  The Stranger select three nominees from each of the following five categories for the.

Tacoma’s The Grand Cinema Launches the New ‘TRACK’ Series

June 22, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Back in April, Washington Filmworks staff sat down with Katy Evans and Wade Neal, Assistant Executive Directors at.

Captain Fantastic Awarded Golden Space Needle

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Congratulations to SIFF on their success of the 2016 Festival! Each year the festival culminates with the presentation of the.

City of Waitsburg – Home to Old Town Charm & Hospitality

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Congratulations to SIFF on the Success of SIFFX

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Washington Filmworks congratulates SIFF on the success of SIFFX; thank you to all who participated this past weekend!.

An Invitation to SIFFX From Amy Lillard & Kate Becker

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Dear Film Community Professionals, This year the Seattle International Film Festival will include a festival within the festival.

Washington Filmworks Partners with SIFFX to Produce Fly Story Program

May 31, 2016 Blog
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Washington Filmworks Press Contact: Kaleigh Ward (Kaleigh@WashingtonFilmworks.org / 206.264.0667) SIFF Press Contact: Sarah Huey (Sara.Huey@siff.net.

Washington Filmworks Honored by 11th Annual Mayor’s Award

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Embed from Getty Images Last night at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)’s Opening Night Gala at Marion Oliver McCaw.

SIFFX: Brangien Davis Interviews Festival Director Sandy Cioffi

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As one of the leaders championing the future of film in Washington State, Washington Filmworks is always invested.

Washougal – Home to Early WA Settlers

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Burien Film Office Has Monthly Happy Hour

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This week, Washington Filmworks had the great pleasure of attending the Burien Film Office‘s monthly happy hour event. The film.

‘Rocketmen’ Webseries Update

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For those of you that have been following the development of the Filmworks Innovation Lab project Rocketmen, the.

Re Blog: A Letter to the Reel Grrls Community from Board President Michael B. Maine

April 19, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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A few weeks ago, Reel Grrls announced the organization’s new Board President. Michael B. Maine wrote a letter.

‘American Grit’ Filmed in WA, & Premieres Tonight!

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We often talk about the great work that the incentive brings to the state, but it is important.