Posts In: incentive

‘Rocketmen’ Webseries Update

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For those of you that have been following the development of the Filmworks Innovation Lab project Rocketmen, the…

Apply for Funding Assistance by NEXT FRIDAY

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APPLY FOR 2016 FUNDING ASSISTANCE Preliminary Application Window Closes Friday, January 15 This is just a reminder that…

State of the WA Film Industry

August 7, 2014 Washington Filmworks News
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The results from our Second Annual Jobs Survey & First Annual Vendor Survey are in! Thank you to all who…


November 26, 2013 Blog, WF Program News
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Beginning December 1 Washington Filmworks will accept applications for our Standard Program for projects that commence on or after January 1 of 2014.

Oregon Film Incentive Increased

September 5, 2013 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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This August Media Inc. Magazine ran an article explaining the recently approved increase of Oregon’s film incentive. The higher incentive cap will go into effect this year and guarantees even more film jobs and larger productions for Oregon. Please consider sharing this article with your Washington legislators.

Tax Incentives Not Only About Film

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Incentive programs aren’t just for film. The interactive and gaming worlds have tapped into incentive driven funding as well. The UK and Montreal are two areas that have recently developed tax incentive programs for game developers, comparable to those offered to film production.

Washington Filmworks Approves Eight National Commercials for Funding Assistance

November 14, 2012 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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Washington Filmworks is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved funding assistance for eight national commercials since the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program was renewed during the 2012 legislative session. These eight commercials spent an estimated $2.2M in Washington’s statewide economy in five short months. Production took place in diverse locations throughout Washington State, including Anacortes, Port Angeles, La Connor, and Seattle.

Have Show Will Travel

October 9, 2012 Blog, Washington Filmworks News
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Word out of Los Angeles is that the film industry is packing its bags. According to Film L.A., the non-profit organization that coordinates permitting for entertainment shot on location in Los Angeles County, many filming categories they track are in decline, some experiencing severe losses.

Production Incentive Feature Film ONE SQUARE MILE Wraps Principal Photography

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One Square Mile marks one of ten projects approved for funding assistance through Washington Filmworks after the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program was renewed during Washington’s 2012 legislative session. These ten projects will inject an estimated $8.6M in the statewide economy in five short months.

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.