Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Jannat Gargi to the production position on Washington Filmworks’ Board of Directors.  Jannat will serve a 4-year term and her appointment is effective immediately.

Jannat is the Head of Documentary Films for Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions, producing and managing a suite of films and series including Academy Award nominated Body Team 12, Sundance Award winning STEP, Naledi: A Baby Elephant’s Tale, Ballet Now, Ghost Fleet, and the award winning digital series WeTheEconomy. In her work as an independent producer, Jannat Co-Executive Produced Academy Award nominated Knife Skills, and produced Emmy nominated feature documentary CIRCO.

Jannat replaces Norma Straw in this position.  Washington Filmworks would like to thank  Norma for her 7+ years of service to the organization.