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Community Conversations for the Small Budget Production Program are Wrapping Up!

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Still eager to participate?  Join us for our Statewide (Virtual) Roundtable on September 6th. The landmark bill that…

RSVP Now! Community Conversations Continue for Small Budget Production Program

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The landmark bill that passed during the 2022 legislative session allows Washington Filmworks to allocate up to $3M a year…

Washington Filmworks Welcomes New Board Members

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Help us welcome Jeff Barehand, Myron Partman, Malcolm Pelles and Devante Smith! Washington Filmworks is pleased to announce…

July Edition of “In Development” Is Live THIS THURSDAY

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Myron Partman and Malcolm Pelles join our live stream Thursday at 5:00pm to talk Equity     The…

Save The Date: Community Conversations about Small Budget Production Program

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The landmark bill that passed during the 2022 legislative session allows Washington Filmworks to allocate up to $3M a year…

A Grand Time Was Had By All

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Thanks to those that joined us for our celebratory events in Seattle and Spokane earlier this month. These were…

A Picture Perfect Celebration

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  Thanks to J Ferguson Photos for the photos of the event in  Spokane and Regan MacStravic for…

Time to Celebrate

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Save the date for events in Seattle and Spokane Join us in Seattle and Spokane for events in…

We Did it!! House and Senate Approve ESHB 1914

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We are thrilled to announce that today the House and Senate approved ESHB 1914 which increases funding for…

Funding for MPCP Included in Conference Budget at $15M – BUT it ain’t over yet….

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We are pleased to share the breaking news that funding for the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program (MPCP) was included…

Urgent Updates in Ways & Means Committee

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An amendment will be introduced to ESHB 1914 in the Senate Ways & Means Committee on Wednesday, March…

Way & Means Hearing Scheduled for Mon. March 7

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The Senate has scheduled a Ways & Means hearing for ESHB 1914 on Monday, March 7 at 5…

House Approves SHB 1914 with a Vote of 93 to 3

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Last night, the House of Representatives voted to approve SHB 1914 with an incredible show of support of…

SHB 1914 Scheduled for Floor Vote

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More breaking news. You heard earlier how the Senanate put SSB 5760 on the floor calendar, we’re back…

SSB 5760 Scheduled for Floor Vote

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We are thrilled to announce that leadership in the Senate has put SSB 5760 on the floor calendar,…

Action Alert: Ways & Mean Hearing Tuesday, Feb 22

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Support SSB5760

There is a hearing for Substitute Senate Bill 5760 (SSB 5760) scheduled for Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at…

MOVE THOSE BILLS TODAY

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The next few weeks are critical to our success. SSB 5760 and SHB 1914 – the bills that would increase funding…

Action Alert: SHB 1914 Hearing on Thurs. Feb 3

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On Friday, January 28, HB 1914 was passed out of the Committee on Community and Economic Development. This bill…

Action Alert: Sign the Business Letter of Support

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If your business is registered in the state of Washington, please take 2 minutes to check out Keep…

Action Alert: HB 1914 Hearing on Tues, Jan. 25

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Our first hearing for House Bill 1914 is scheduled for Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 10:00 am in…

Today is Virtual Film Day 2022!!

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Wednesday, January 19 is Film Day 2022 (and it’s not too late to participate) Forget to RSVP?  Have…

VIRTUAL FILM DAY IS (almost) HERE!

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Pre-party with us at our Film Day Pep Rally on Tuesday, January 18 at 5:00 pm Virtual Film…

Action Alert: SB 5760 Hearing on Tues, Jan. 18

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Our first hearing for Senate Bill 5760 is scheduled for Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 8:00 am in…

The Bills Have DROPPED

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Senator Wellman joins Representative Marcus Riccelli to champion bills to increase funding for the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program…

Miss the first Behind the Olympia Curtain? Watch it here.

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Miss the first instalment of “Behind the Olympia Curtain?” Watch it below and tune in next Thursday! Behind…

RSVP for FILM DAY 2022

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Join us for (Virtual) Film Day on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Meetings with elected officials will take place…

Governor Inslee Includes the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program In Proposed Supplemental Budget

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Washington Filmworks is pleased to share the news that Governor Jay Inslee included the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program…

Tomorrow!  Join Us for Washington Filmworks’ (Virtual) Annual Industry Update

December 14, 2021 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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Tune in for reflections on 2021 and a look forward to 2022, including more information about how you…

Representative Riccelli Will Introduce Bill to Increase Motion Picture Competitiveness Program

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Representative Marcus Riccelli Will Introduce Bill to Increase Funding For Motion Picture Competitiveness Program Legislation increases funding to $20…

Washington Filmworks 2022 Funding Assistance Application Window Now Open

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All projects fully funded and scheduled to film in 2022 are invited to apply. Washington Filmworks is pleased…