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Seattle, I Love You

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The five films produced through the 2014 Fly Filmmaking Challenge at SIFF will focus around the Commercialize Seattle campaign.

Washington Connections at SIFF 40

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WF reached out to Beth Barrett, SIFF’s Director of Programming, to find out more about opportunities to see Northwest films and connect with local filmmakers at the festival. She also gave us some tips on how filmmakers can make the best of their festival experience.

Ron Leamon – Outstanding Achiever

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Today, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced the 2014 recipient of the 9th Annual Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film is Costume Designer Ron Leamon.

Washington Filmworks Approves Funding Assistance for Episodic Series Z Nation

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Z Nation is headed for Washington! This month the WF Board of Directors approved funding assistance for Z Nation, a 13-episode dramatic series for the Syfy channel.

New at NFFTY 2014

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Created in 2007, NFFTY grows by leaps and bounds every year, screening hundreds of films from young filmmakers all over the world. The 2014 festival kicks off Thursday and it’s guaranteed to be awesome.

Unique Worlds, Big Characters

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Screaming Flea Productions is one of the Northwest’s largest producers of nonfiction programming for cable networks. They are working to consciously cultivate more great content here in Washington State.

Commercialize Seattle Features More New Work

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Congratulations to Workhouse Creative and ImpactStudio Pro, 2 production companies featured in the Latest Work section of Commercialize Seattle.

Scarecrow Video – National Treasure

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Just near the corner of 50th and Roosevelt Way in Seattle sits a national treasure – Scarecrow Video. Part film archive, part gathering place, Scarecrow is one of the country’s largest independent video stores.

Historic UFO Mystery in New Economic Spotlight

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Strange and wonderful activity is afoot in the Puget Sound area thanks to the short film The Maury Island Incident. For the second year in a row Burien, Washington will host the Burien UFO Festival (aka BUFO) on April Fools Day. This festival is inspired by the film.

American Advertising Awards – The Big Show is Here

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Tomorrow evening is a big night for the Seattle advertising community. The 2014 American Advertising Awards Seattle will take place Wednesday March 19 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center.