May
2016

ISSUE
No. 16
HOT SHEET

Location of the MonthOur Location of the Month is Washougal - home to early WA settlers. You can check it out here.
 THE HOT SHEET

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 Info@WashingtonFilmworks.org!

Washington Filmworks Partners with SIFFX to Produce Fly Story Program
This year the Seattle International Film Festival will include a festival within the festival devoted to new modes of storytelling using Virtual Reality, 360 cinema and Augmented Reality. Called SIFFX, the four-day event takes place June 2 to June 5. Washington Filmworks is thrilled to partner with SIFFX this year to produce Fly Story, an exclusive event for the local creative community that is designed to both inspire and educate makers about the power of immersive storytelling.   For more, go here.
Washington Filmworks was recently honored with the 11th Annual Mayor's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film at SIFF's Opening Night Gala at the Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. This marks the first time that an organization has received this award. Washington Filmworks thanks Mayor Ed Murray, the City of Seattle, and SIFF for this incredible honor! To see more photos and learn more about the award, read the full blog post here.
SIFFX: Brangien Davis Interviews Sandy Cioffi
As one of the leaders championing the future of film in Washington State, Filmworks is always invested in efforts to bring new and emerging motion picture technologies to the region. That's why we're particularly excited to support SIFFX, which is a four-day immersive storytelling event new to the Seattle International Film Festival this year. SIFFX is taking place June 2-5 at the Seattle Center. SIFFX VRiter in Residence Brangien Davis shared her interview with SIFFX Festival Director Sandy Cioffi, read the full piece here
Burien Film Office Has Monthly Happy Hour
Earlier this month, Washington Filmworks had the great pleasure of attending the Burien Film Office's monthly happy hour event. The film office is dedicated to helping filmmakers in and around Burien make the connections they need to begin filming. Be sure to mark your calendars for the first Tuesday of every month and join the Burien Film Office and local film professionals at the Tin Room Bar & Theater (923 SW 152nd St). To see more photos and learn more, go here
Upcoming in June: 

More news and festival highlights from SIFF and SIFFX! 

Highlights from interesting film projects around the state. 

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.

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