No. 10

Location of the MonthOur Location of the Month is Bainbridge Island - fun and sun just off the coast of Seattle! You can check it out here. 

Welcome to the Hot Sheet - our fresh, dynamic resource that highlights the latest news from Washington Filmworks, incentive projects, and the statewide film industry. If you are interested in getting additional information on any of these topics, subscribe to our blog or contact our office at 206-264-0667 or [email protected]!
FMI Happy Hour - Election Edition
Mark your calendars, Seattle! The Film + Music + Interactive Media Happy Hour at Spitfire Grill, every last Wednesday of the month, is shaking things up in October. Tomorrow, October 28, will be the series' Election Edition where you can meet the 2015 Seattle City Council candidates and discuss issues that are of the utmost importance to the creative community. We want to make sure the entertainment industry is involved in this opportunity for a significant political conversation. Want to hear what they have to say about the creative economy? Click here for a preview and don't miss the event tomorrow!
Washington Filmworks along with a coalition of industry partners is pleased to share that we will once again be pursuing legislation during the 2016 session to increase funding for the production incentive program. Key to our success is the continued support of you - the statewide film community. You can be involved in four powerful ways: sign the NEW Keep Film in WA petition and Business Letter of Support, as well as supply your legislative district and save the date for Film Day on Thursday, January 21, 2016. Here is more info. 

Curtains were rolled, popcorn was popped, and dancefloors were filled - the 20th Annual Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival was a success! As hundreds of moviegoers and film fans of all audiences gathered around various venues to celebrate film, Washington Filmworks joined in on the important event and asked attendees why they feel film is important to Washington State. Here are their thoughts!

Congratulations to Urban Legend, a production company based in Seattle. They are now featured in the Latest Work section of Commercialize SeattleCommercialize Seattle is a business development campaign designed to drive production and advertising to the region and the Latest Work section of the Commercialize Seattle website showcases some of the very best commercial work coming out of Seattle and Washington State. Watch the piece here.

Coming in November: 

Annual Industry Update Reminders & Information
Washington Filmworks on the Coast
And more! 

Washington Filmworks' is the non-profit 501 (c)(6) organization that manages the state film and production incentive programs.  Its mission is to create economic development opportunities by building and enhancing the competitiveness,  profile and sustainability of Washington's film industry. We do this by creating possibilities for local and national filmmakers, offering comprehensive production support as well as financial incentives.