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URGENT – Please Write Gov. Gregoire

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Our legislative team has reiterated how vital it is that supporters of the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program continue to file “letters of opinion” in support of 2ESSB 5539. If you have already written, please write again and help spread the word. Do not delay.

Washington Makes Great Films

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Take a moment to appreciate the magnitude of this achievement. With a modest incentive, Washington has fostered 1/3 of the films from this list. Not only are these movies charming critics, but they are hits with festival audiences and juries. For example, ‘Eden’ recently took home the SXSW Audience Award and director Megan Griffiths shared the Emergent Narrative Woman Director Award.

Help Our Bill Become Law

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Our leglislative team in Olympia has indicated that it is important for film industry professionals to contact Governor Gregoire’s office to file what are referred to as “letters of opinion” in support of the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program (2ESSB 5539). The more letters her office receives, the more likely a bill signing ceremony will be scheduled quickly.

Breaking News: House Passes Film Bill – 92 to 6

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The House of Representatives passed E2SSB 5539, the bill to renew the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program, with a…

It’s Go Time, Washington! Contact Your Reps. TONIGHT

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At the end of today’s proceedings a motion was made to put 2ESSB 5539, the bill to renew…

BREAKING NEWS – SB 5539 Scheduled for House Ways & Means TOMORROW (3/7)

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We have just been alerted that a hearing in the House Ways & Means Committee has been scheduled for TOMORROW at 10:00 a.m.

Please Continue to Contact Your Representatives

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We humbly ask, once again, that you continue to contact your Representatives and Speaker of the House, Frank Chopp. Ask Speaker Chopp to ensure that SB 5539 is brought to the floor for a vote and ask your Representatives for their support.

WSLC Supports SB 5539

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At the 2011 WSLC Convention, delegates representing unions across Washington voted unanimosuly to support the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program.

Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Shares a Letter

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The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce supports the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program.  Last week they sent a letter…

Film Incentive Legislation Still In Play

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The last few days have been tumultuous in Olympia, but the bill to renew the Motion Picture Competitiveness…