Posts In: film production

WF Visits Snoqualmie Valley

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This March Washington Filmworks visited the Snoqualmie Valley to share the important economic impact motion picture production has and scout the area for potential production locations.

Looking for Locations on a Budget?

March 13, 2014 Blog, Locations, Resources
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WF has has developed this resource for filmmakers with tips about how to put your best foot forward when looking for locations on a budget. Take a look.

Washington Workers – Please Take Our Jobs & Vendor Surveys

February 18, 2014 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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Whether you work freelance, own a production company, or own a film support services company, help us better understand how Washington film professionals create their careers. Please take our Jobs & Vendor Surveys.

Raise Your Civic Cocktail to Film

January 2, 2014 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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If you were at the WF Annual Industry Update and didn’t get the opportunity to catch the December Civic Cocktail live, you can now watch it online!

Unleashing the Power of Partnership

November 14, 2013 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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WF looks forward this partnership with DMG and other entities in China to bring more motion picture production to Washington State.

1000 Filmmakers Strong

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Tomorrow, Friday July 12, teams of local Seattle filmmakers will begin the 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP); a frenetic sprint to write, shoot, and edit a film in only 48 hours. To better understand what makes the 48 Hour Film Project the state’s largest film competition, Washington Filmworks spoke to Krk Nordenstrom, a Seattle filmmaker and teacher, and the producer of the Seattle leg of this international competition.

7 MINUTES Wraps Principal Photography

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Washington Filmworks’ production incentive project 7 Minutesrecently wrapped principal photography after shooting in Everett, Washington. The film tells the story of a once-promising college athlete, his drug dealing brother and their ex-con friend who embark on an ill-fated heist. As each minute of their simple plan unfolds, the action spirals closer to a tragic conclusion.

Seattle: Your One-Stop Permit Shop

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The Seattle Office of Film + Music is your one-stop permit shop for all film work on public City of Seattle property. Our office issues over 350 film permits per year and has a 75 year filmmaking history from Tugboat Annie, to Sleepless In Seattle and Northern Exposure, to Humpday and Eden. Seattle has done and seen it all.Film permits are a critical component when you are filming or staging vehicles and equipment on public property. Film permits allow you first right for the public locations you are working.

Seattle Invests in Commercial Production

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Washington Filmworks has always considered commercial work to be a core competency in the Seattle area. We look forward to supporting the City of Seattle and the community partners in this endeavor. Stay tuned for more details in the coming months.


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In late 2012, Washington Filmworks committed funding assistance to five projects helmed by emerging Washington filmmakers through the inaugural Film Cycle of the Filmworks Innovation Lab. Tony Fulgham’s Box Walk is the first of those projects to go into production.