COVID Resources

We're Here to Help

Washington Filmworks wants to support you at this time. We know that business closures, travel limitations, and social distancing have already had a tremendous impact on how the film community in Washington State makes a living, and we are committed to bringing you resources and support during this unprecedented time. Check out our COVID resources including unemployment one sheets for gig workers, small business assistance and a database of funding resources from our partner organization, Whipsmart.

OCTOBER 15 NEWSLETTER- Guest Curator Ayn Carrillo-Gailey (Orcas Island)

OCTOBER 1 NEWSLETTER- Election 2020- Featuring Representatives June Robinson and Nicole Macri

SEPTEMBER 17 NEWSLETTER- Guest Curator Darryl Crews (Tacoma)

SEPTEMBER 3 NEWSLETTER- Theatre- Festival Director Rebecca Cook (Spokane) & Jet City Improv Artistic Director Mario Orallo-Molinaro (Seattle)

AUGUST 20 NEWSLETTER- Guest Curator Michael Huang (Seattle)

AUGUST 6 NEWSLETTER- Creative work spaces from home- Sculptor Rick Araluce (Seattle), Painter Karen Mobley (Spokane), Lead Director, Videographer and Editor for UNCODE Myisa Plancq-Graham (Seattle)

JULY 23 NEWSLETTER- Fashion Design- Designer Angela Campobasso (Spokane)

JULY 16 NEWSLETTER- Educational Programming- Host/Creator of Look, Listen & Learn Val Thomas-Matson (Seattle)

JULY 9 NEWSLETTER- Pottery & Ceramics- Mariella Luz (Olympia)

JULY 2 NEWSLETTER- Graphic Illustration- DrewBoy Collective & Illustrator Grace Calibo (Tri Cities)

JUNE 26 NEWSLETTER- Baking- Owner/Head Baker at Ethos Bakery Angela Kora (Richland)

JUNE 18 NEWSLETTER- Poetry- Poet Rick Barot (Tacoma)

JUNE 11 NEWSLETTER- Black Lives Matter resource issue

JUNE 4 NEWSLETTER Black Lives Matter

MAY 28 NEWSLETTER- Movement & Dance- Degenerate Arts Ensemble (Seattle)

MAY 22 NEWSLETTER- Photography- Kenya Shakoor (Tacoma), Jeff Ferguson (Spokane), Mindy Siks (Ellensburg), Tommy Calderon (Bellingham)

MAY 14 NEWSLETTER- Mixology- Sommelier/Winemaker Robert Gomez (Walla Walla)

MAY 7 NEWSLETTER- Visual Art- Photographer/Graphic Designer Miguel Gonzalez (Spokane)

APRIL 30 NEWSLETTER- Film Festivals- Port Townsend Film Festival, Cascadia International Women’s Film Festival, Tasveer South Asian Film Festival, North Bend Film Festival, Seattle Black Film Festival

APRIL 23 NEWSLETTER- Musicians/Venue Owners- City Council Member/Bassist Hollie Huthman (Bellingham)

APRIL 16 NEWSLETTER- Comedy- Stand Up Comedian Emmett Montgomery (Seattle)

APRIL 9 NEWSLETTER- Comfort Food- Chef Avont Grant Profiled (Spokane)

Informational Videos

Finding Your Way Through the Unemployment Maze




Applying for WA Unemployment Benefits

Artist Trust Tenant Rights During COVID