No. 11
Location of the MonthOur Location of the Month is Yelm - the pride of the prairie! 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]!
The legislative session opens January 11, 2016, and the time to act is NOW. Join us at one of our upcoming events  in Spokane (12/6), Bellingham (12/8), and Seattle (12/9) to learn about how you can be a part of shaping the future of film in Washington State. You will learn details of the bill, talking points to use with legislators, and specific calls to action. For more details about each event, click here.

It's Back, Innovators!
Washington Filmworks' Innovation Lab is returning in Spring 2016! The program invests in the future of film by capitalizing on Washington's creative community while encouraging original storytelling that uses new forms of production and technology. The application window opens February 22, 2016. Before applying you must attend a mandatory information session. For more details on when these sessions take place, click here.
This past month, Juan Mas and Jason McKee both directed episodes of Z Nation. Washington Filmworks sat down with Mas and McKee to discuss how these two approached directing television, what they learned from the experience, and what advice they would give filmmakers who want to work in the medium. Read the piece here.
Congratulations to Spin Creative, 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.

Because of the holiday break, Washington Filmworks will not be publishing a December Hotsheet. 

Look for more news in January 2016.

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.