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Tacoma Spaceworks Makes Space for Creatives

September 29, 2016 Blog
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The Spaceworks program in Tacoma, now celebrating its fifth year, can be described in many ways. It’s a.

Congratulations Stranger Genius Award Winner Tracy Rector!

September 27, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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So much talent graced the stage of the Moore Theatre for the 2016 Stranger Genius Awards this year.

9e2 Festival: Where Science and Tech Meets Art

September 22, 2016 Blog
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In 1966, a group of artists and engineers got together for a series of performances called “9 Evenings”.

The Power of an Original Film Score

September 20, 2016 Blog
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Ever notice how some films have music scores that leap to mind – Star Wars, Rocky, Jaws, The.

Zombie Invasion: Z Nation Comes to Snohomish County and Premieres Season 3

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The zombies are coming! Tonight Season 3 of Z Nation, a Washington Filmworks incentive project filmed in Washington.

Yakama Scenic Byway: Big Skies, Historic Towns and Stargazing Beauty

September 13, 2016 Blog, Locations, Locations Newsletter
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Sundance Comes to Seattle: Artist Services Workshop at Local Sightings

September 8, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News, Resources
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Copyright 2015 Sundance Institute | Photo by Charles Ramirez-Berg. From left to right: Chris Horton, Kevin Iwashina. Photo taken at our 2015 Artist Services Workshop in Austin, Texas.

Local filmmakers are in for a special treat this month: Sundance Artist Services, a program from the Sundance.

Mel Eslyn Nominated for 2016 Stranger Genius Award

September 6, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Photo courtesy of David Jacobson.

The Stranger’s Genius Awards is an annual award recognizing the essential movers and shakers within the Seattle arts.

Labor Day Weekend Watching: Filmed in Washington State!

September 1, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Summer is on the wane and we’ve got a long weekend ahead, so why not catch up on.

Beyond the Film Festival: 5 Distribution Alternatives for Indie Filmmakers

August 30, 2016 Blog, Resources
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It used to be that indie filmmakers’ only option was the festival circuit –submitting to multiple festivals (and.

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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From left to right: Sheena Ross, Amber Cortes. Photo Credit: Krys Karns

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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Golden Space Needle Awards 2016

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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