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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…

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…

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 Welcomes Two New Staff Members

October 26, 2021 Blog
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Meet Vicky Berglund-Davenport and Carmen Orange Washington Filmworks is pleased to introduce two new staff members: Production Services…

Statement on Death of Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins

October 23, 2021 Blog
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We are saddened to hear the news about the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and the injury of…

Washington Filmworks Welcomes Equity Chairs Myron Partman and Malcolm Pelles

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Washington Filmworks is pleased to welcome Myron Partman and Malcolm Pelles as our new Equity Chairs. Partman and Pelles will help…

Safety on Set Conversations: COVID-19 Cases on Set

June 22, 2021 Blog, Resources
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In May, Executive Director Amy Lillard sat down with Producer Buzzy Cancilla, COVID-19 Supervisor Herman Esau, and DGA…

Washington Filmworks Launches Media Mentorship Program

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Pilot program offers education, one-on-one mentorships, and pathways to production for BIPOC and people from underrepresented communities.  …

Updates to Safety on Set Protocols

January 23, 2021 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Updates to Safety on Set Protocols Governor’s Office Differentiates Guidelines for Non-Represented and Represented Talent Today, the Governor’s…

2021 is Right Around the Corner—And We’ve Got Big Plans!

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“The thing I’m most looking forward to in 2021…is 2021,” said actor Bonni Dichone in the community video we featured…

RSVP for Our Annual Industry Update December 17!

December 3, 2020 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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You might have already heard, but Washington Filmworks is hosting Snow Place Like Home – an end-of-year virtual…

Washington Filmworks Welcomes Andrea A. Stuart-Lehalle to Board of Directors

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Washington Filmworks is pleased to announce that Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Andrea A. Stuart-Lehalle to the post-production…

The Social Safety Net Survey Results Are In!

November 4, 2020 Blog, WF Newsletter
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The Social Safety Net Survey Results Are In! Unemployment insurance, financial assistance and community  named as key to…

Safety on Set Conversations: COVID-19 Supervisors

October 22, 2020 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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Safety on Set Conversations: COVID-19 Supervisors We’ve invited local film professionals working as COVID-19 Supervisors to talk with…

Governor’s Safety on Set Guidelines for Film Updated

September 25, 2020 Blog, Local Filmmaking News
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On September 18th, Governor Jay Inslee updated the film industry’s safety on set protocols to give further guidance…