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You’re Invited to our 2022 Annual Industry Update on 12/8!

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Executive Director Amy Lillard welcomes you back to her living room to debut some new content, announce new…

Lights, Camera and…LOTS OF ACTION!

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 Episodic series wraps production and two new projects approved for funding assistance. Los Angeles-based production company, Duplass Brothers…

Washington Filmworks Standard Incentive Program Application Window Now Open

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All projects fully funded and scheduled to film this fall or winter are invited to apply.   Washington…

September Edition of “In Development” Focused on Rural Economic Development

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In case you missed it… Sherrye Wyatt shared Washington Filmworks’ vision to bring film productions to rural communities!…

Meet Sherrye Wyatt, Our New Director of Rural Economic Development

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Sherrye Wyatt, Director of Rural Economic Development   We are pleased to share the news that former Washington…

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…