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Immersive Technology Takes a Magic Leap

December 2, 2016 Blog
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There’s so much happening in the world of immersive technology, especially here in Seattle, that it’s sometimes hard.

Keep Film in WA Launches Next Week: Join us in Seattle, Spokane or Bellingham

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It’s almost December – and our three Campaign Launch Events are right around the corner! We’ll be looking.

SIFF Hires Sarah Wilke as New Executive Director

November 23, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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We here at Washington Filmworks were excited to hear that Sarah Wilke has been hired as the new.

Coffee Talk with AWB’s Andy Kaplowitz

November 18, 2016 Blog
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Membership Manager at the Association of Washington Business Andy Kaplowitz with Executive Director Amy Lillard, Director of Finance & Operations Julie Daman, Executive Assistant Ashley Fendler, and Communications Coordinator Amber Cortes.

Coffee Talk is a monthly informal chat between Washington Filmworks staff and local film industry professionals and arts organizations.

REEL-CREW Launches Today!

November 15, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Washington Filmworks is thrilled to announce that we are officially launching REEL-CREW today! We’re excited to support our.

Breaking Into the Business: A Panel for Youth Actors at the Seattle Shorts Film Festival

November 10, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Acting is tough to break into – for people of any age – and youth in particular have.

City of Ridgefield: Small Town Charm Amid Pastoral, Rolling Hills

November 8, 2016 Blog, Locations, Locations Newsletter
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Washington Filmworks uses our Location of the Month newsletters to showcase the diversity of unique looks and resources.

So, You Want To Be A Production Assistant?

November 3, 2016 Blog, Resources
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Wear comfortable shoes. Run a tight “lockup.” Keep a positive attitude. Carry a walkie-talkie and a multi tool.

Washington Film Festivals: Fall Edition

November 1, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Leaves are falling off the trees and the air is getting a chill – it’s time for fall!.

Coffee Talk with SAG-AFTRA’s Shellea Allen

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Coffee Talk is a monthly informal chat between Washington Filmworks staff and local film industry professionals and arts organizations.

REEL-CREW Database Launching in November!

October 25, 2016 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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Washington Filmworks is pleased to announce we will be launching REEL-CREW in November! REEL-CREW is a searchable online.

Machine To Be Another at TWIST 360: Walk A Mile In Their Shoes

October 21, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Famed film critic Roger Ebert once said that “movies are like a machine that generates empathy,” describing cinema’s.

Join Us for the Launch of the 2017 Keep Film In WA Campaign

October 18, 2016 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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 Washington Filmworks is hosting three Campaign Launch Events in December. Please join us! We’ll be looking back on.

Mechanical Dreams Makes VR Dreams Come True

October 13, 2016 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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For the past few weeks, Seattle-based production company Mechanical Dreams has been making local and national news! The.

Chinatown-International District In Seattle: A Hub of Culture & History

October 11, 2016 Locations Newsletter
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Washington Filmworks uses our Location of the Month newsletters to showcase the diversity of unique looks and resources.

Starbucks Serves Up Original Content

October 6, 2016 Blog
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Starbucks will start serving up more than coffee at their approximately 24,000 worldwide stores this month – for.

Music Videos of Washington State!

October 4, 2016 Blog
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Music videos, like advertisements, can be an art form of their own: a short, filmic burst of imagination.

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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Washington Filmworks uses our Location of the Month newsletters to showcase the diversity of unique looks and resources.

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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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.