Posts In: Motion Picture Competitiveness Program

Call to Action: We Have a Bill, Let Your Senator Know!

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Kohl-Welles, Billig and Fain Introduce Legislation to Increase Funding For Production Incentive Program Senate Bill 6027 Helps Keep.

New Standard Program Guidelines & Criteria Available

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We have revised the Guidelines and Criteria for our standard program. You can find an overview of the changes online.

Great Things Are In Store

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Last night (March 29, 2012) Governor Gregoire signed E2SSB 5539, the bill that renews the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program. This action reinstates the program that ended last year and establishes a new sunset date in June of 2017.

Exciting Breaking News – Gov. to Sign E2SSB 5539

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This evening Governor Gregoire will sign E2SSB 5539, the bill that renews the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program, into.

URGENT – Please Write Gov. Gregoire

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Our legislative team has reiterated how vital it is that supporters of the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program continue to file “letters of opinion” in support of 2ESSB 5539. If you have already written, please write again and help spread the word. Do not delay.

Washington Makes Great Films

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Take a moment to appreciate the magnitude of this achievement. With a modest incentive, Washington has fostered 1/3 of the films from this list. Not only are these movies charming critics, but they are hits with festival audiences and juries. For example, ‘Eden’ recently took home the SXSW Audience Award and director Megan Griffiths shared the Emergent Narrative Woman Director Award.

Help Our Bill Become Law

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Our leglislative team in Olympia has indicated that it is important for film industry professionals to contact Governor Gregoire’s office to file what are referred to as “letters of opinion” in support of the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program (2ESSB 5539). The more letters her office receives, the more likely a bill signing ceremony will be scheduled quickly.

Breaking News: House Passes Film Bill – 92 to 6

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The House of Representatives passed E2SSB 5539, the bill to renew the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program, with a.

It’s Go Time, Washington! Contact Your Reps. TONIGHT

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At the end of today’s proceedings a motion was made to put 2ESSB 5539, the bill to renew.

Recap From This Morning’s Testimony

March 8, 2012 Blog, Call To Action
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This morning Washington Filmworks Board members Becky Bogard and Greg Smith, Executive Director Amy Lillard, and Rebecca Johnson.