Application Window Opens February 22, 2016

Washington Filmworks celebrates with past Innovation Lab funding recipients.

Washington Filmworks celebrates with past Innovation Lab funding recipients.

Washington Filmworks is pleased to announce that the Filmworks Innovation Lab is returning in Spring 2016.  The program invests in the future of film by capitalizing on Washington’s creative community while encouraging original storytelling that utilizes new form of production and technology. The application window opens February 22, 2016.

In order to submit an application, you must attend a mandatory information session about the program.  These information sessions outline the important details of the application process. Find out more details about the info sessions and the application process here.

When and Where are these mandatory information sessions?

Spokane:  Sunday, Dec 6, 2015  / 4:00-5:00pm
@ Steamplant
159 S. Lincoln St., Spokane, WA
Followed by the Annual Industry Update

Bellingham:  Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015  / 6:30pm – 7:30pm
@ Pickford Film Center
1318 Bay Street, Bellingham, WA
Followed by the Annual Industry Update

Seattle:  Thursday, Dec 17, 2015  / 5:30-6:30pm
@ Washington Filmworks
1411 4th Ave – 6th Flr, Seattle, WA

RSVP. To attend one of these mandatory informational sessions, make sure to RSVP at 

Can’t Attend? If you are unable to attend one of our informational sessions or have any questions, please contact our office at 206-264-0667 or  Also for a detailed description of the application process, see the current Filmworks Innovation Lab Guidelines and Criteria.

The application window will be open from February 22 – February 29, 2016.

About the Innovation Lab: The Filmworks Innovation Lab is designed to invest in our local creative community and to encourage the development of original storytelling that capitalizes on new forms of production and technology. By leveraging our existing film infrastructure and the diversity of our in-state technology resources, Washington is uniquely positioned to incubate a groundbreaking digital entertainment platform that fosters a new Creative Economy for Washington State. More information on the Innovation Lab here.
Washington Filmworks’ is the non-profit 501 (c)(6) organization that manages the state film and production incentive programs.  Its mission is to create economic development opportunities by building and enhancing the competitiveness,  profile and sustainability of Washington’s film industry. We do this by creating possibilities for local and national filmmakers, offering comprehensive production support as well as financial incentives.