WF Newsletter Archive

September Edition of “In Development” Focused on Rural Economic Development

In case you missed it... Sherrye Wyatt shared Washington Filmworks' vision to bring film productions to rural communities! The In Development series is designed to keep the industry up to date about the work happening behind the scenes at Washington…

Meet Sherrye Wyatt, Our New Director of Rural Economic Development

Sherrye Wyatt, Director of Rural Economic Development   We are pleased to share the news that former Washington Filmworks Board member Sherrye Wyatt has joined our team as the new Director of Rural Economic Development. Sherrye will oversee the creation,…

Washington Filmworks Welcomes New Board Members

Help us welcome Jeff Barehand, Myron Partman, Malcolm Pelles and Devante Smith! Washington Filmworks is pleased to announce that Governor Jay Inslee has appointed four new members to the Board of Directors. The landmark bill that passed during the 2022 legislative session…

Washington Filmworks Welcomes Equity Chairs Myron Partman and Malcolm Pelles

Washington Filmworks is pleased to welcome Myron Partman and Malcolm Pelles as our new Equity Chairs. Partman and Pelles will help lead the equity work at Washington Filmworks and collaborate with the board, staff and our partners at Epiphanies of Equity to develop our social…

The Social Safety Net Survey Results Are In!

November 4, 2020 Blog, WF Newsletter

The Social Safety Net Survey Results Are In! Unemployment insurance, financial assistance and community  named as key to sustainability during the pandemic. During these challenging economic times, programs like unemployment insurance, workers comp, healthcare and food assistance programs provide a…

Washington Filmworks Approves ‘All Those Small Things’ as Part of Local Lens Program

Washington Filmworks is pleased to announce the Board of Directors has approved All Those Small Things, another locally-produced feature scheduled to film in Eastern Washington and the greater Spokane area. Read on for a description of the film and if…

Washington Filmworks Launches Local Lens

  Washington State becomes first production incentive program in the country to reserve its funding exclusively for local projects Washington Filmworks is pleased to announce that it is the first production incentive program in the country to reserve its funding…

September 2014

September 30, 2014 WF Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter               September 2014 Z NATION PREMIERE!       Friday, September 12th marked the premiere of Z Nation in Spokane, WA (and also on the Syfy Channel - 10pm on Fridays!) and legions…

August 2014

August 30, 2014 WF Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter               August 2014   STILL ACCEPTING INNOVATION LAB APPS   It's not too late to apply to this round of the Filmworks Innovation Lab! Applications will be accepted through August 28. Applicants should…

July 2014

July 7, 2014 WF Newsletter

  WASHINGTON FILMWORKS APPROVED With the approval of the latest commercial application, WF has exhausted all of the 2014 funds being held in reserve for projects in the Standard Program. WF can raise an additional $3.5 million starting in January…