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McKenna’s Statement

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Earlier this week Washington Filmworks wrote about gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna’s interview on KUOW. After the interview, Washington Filmworks requested a statement from his campaign…

Inslee’s Statement In Support of Film

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Washington Filmworks is pleased to share with the film community that gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee published a statement in support of the film industry on his blog yesterday.

Innovation Lab FAQ

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We are officially accepting proposals for the Film Cycle of the Filmworks Innovation Lab.  Filmmakers have until Friday,…

The Governor’s Race and the Future of Film in WA

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Today Washington’s Attorney General, Rob McKenna, spoke with Steve Scher from KUOW about his ongoing campaign to be our state’s next Governor. Although the Attorney General has not made his position about the production incentive program public, his on air comments this morning may be of interest to the statewide film industry.

Film and the Internet – Equal Access for All?

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The Internet can be a powerful tool for filmmakers, but do all projects have the same potential for success?

New Standard Program Guidelines & Criteria Available

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We have revised the Guidelines and Criteria for our standard program. You can find an overview of the changes online.

Breaking Into the Biz – Tips for Emerging Actors (Part 2)

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So how does an actor set herself or himself apart from the pack, secure work, and build a career when the field is supersaturated? One could argue that an essential component is lifelong education. Classes on technique and craft can grow an actor’s skills, but educating oneself on the business side is also vital.

State Film Program Launches the Filmworks Innovation Lab

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Washington Filmworks is pleased to announce the launch of the Filmworks Innovation Lab. The program is designed to invest in Washington’s local creative community and to encourage the development of original storytelling that capitalizes on new forms of production and technology.

Breaking Into the Biz – Tips for Emerging Actors (Part 1)

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Washington Filmworks is frequently asked how local actors find work, and accordingly, how an actor can build a career from the opportunities available in our state. We’ve solicited some advice from our region’s busiest actors and assembled some introductory suggestions and resources…

Guerrillas with Guns Gone Wild

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Last week Washington Filmworks had an interesting series of calls from concerned individuals in the southeast corner of the state, between Clarkston, WA and Lewiston, ID. Word was that a film crew was in the Lewis-Clark Valley and people had become uneasy when they spotted a U.S. Border Patrol boat pursuing two other vessels that appeared to be Vietnam-era patrol boats, complete with large caliber guns mounted on the front.