No. 12

Location of the MonthOur Location of the Month is Bellevue - where nature meets urban life! 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]!
We had a fantastic showing at Film Day in Olympia last week, with over 200 film professionals and supporters showing up to lobby their legislators in support of HB 2542. For a mini recap of Film Day and a gallery of some of our favorite photos from the day, go here
Use This Video To Help #KeepFilminWA!
Jason McKee, VFX Supervisor for Z Nation, Director of Season 2 Episode 9 of Z Nation, and Co-Founder of MODEfx (With Travis Berry), has personally experienced the far-reaching effects the production incentive program can have. Share this video of McKee with your legislators to show them how film creates a valuable investment in our local economy. To see the piece, click here.
Announcing House Bill 2542 
House Bill 2542 (HB 2542) has been introduced in the House of Representatives. The bill doubles the size of the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program (MPCP) fund to $7 million over two years and increases the fund incrementally until it reaches $10 million by the year 2020. It also extends the sunset date of the program to December 31, 2023. Write your representatives and ask them to support HB 2542 today! For more information, go here
Washington Filmworks has deputized several key players across the state to be Community Campaign Coordinators. This elite group will be working during the legislative campaign to coordinate local efforts and will help Washington Filmworks spread important details and calls to action during the campaign. To reach out to our Community Campaign coordinators, find their contact information here and get involved today!

Upcoming in February: 

Videos and infographics YOU can use to promote the campaign to Keep Film in WA! 

Check back in for more legislative updates! 

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.