No. 13

Location of the MonthOur Location of the Month is Woodinville - 30 minutes from Seattle and a world away! 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]!
Steve and Marti Brown own Stella's Cafe in Spokane, WA. Their business has thrived thanks, in part, to productions filming in Spokane. Share this video with with your legislators, friends, and colleagues, and ask them to support HB 2542. To see the video, go here.
The Motion Picture Competitiveness Program (MPCP) is the model incentive program for Washington State. This infographic goes a long way to demystify how the MPCP works and why it matters. Share this tool with your legislators and anyone else that might benefit from film production dollars. Remind them that the MPCP is one of the most accountable incentives in Washington State. To see the full infographic, click here.
How Productions Benefit the Economy 
Few people can speak to the financial impact productions have on the local economy as precisely as accountants can.  Rebecca Cook, Assistant Accountant for the Syfy series Z Nation shares the varied and often surprising ways that the series affected local business. To see and share the full piece, go here
Washington resident Sandy Smolan provides a great example of the interesting projects attributable to local filmmakers. We interviewed Smolan in advance of the premiere of his new documentary. The Human Face of Big Data premieres on PBS stations nationwide on February 24 at 10/9c.

Upcoming in March: 

More calls to action that you can follow in order to support the campaign to Keep Film in WA! 

Check back in for more legislative updates - session ends on March 10! 

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.