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Since launching the MPCP in 2007, over 24,800 jobs have been created for Washingtonians and approved film projects have brought in an estimated $162 million of direct in-state spending.

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Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, these are a few of our favorite… local films! Stan Shields (SIFF's Festival Programming Manager) and Dustin Kaspar (SIFF's Educational Programs Manager and Festival Programmer) recommend six features and four shorts all made by Washington State filmmakers or featuring local subjects.

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, these are a few of our favorite… local films! Stan Shields (SIFF`s Festival Programming Manager) and Dustin Kaspar (SIFF`s Educational Programs Manager and Festival Programmer) recommend six features and four shorts all made by Washington State filmmakers or featuring local subjects. ...

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Sharing the #redcarpet with the love of my life for a wafilmworks event is always a blast. #actor #actors #glam #love Let’s all do our part to #keepfilminwa 
Wardrobe: rjlmn4 
HMUA: imakeupseattle

Sharing the #redcarpet with the love of my life for a wafilmworks event is always a blast. #actor #actors #glam #love Let’s all do our part to #keepfilminwa
Wardrobe: rjlmn4
HMUA: imakeupseattle
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From suffocation to breath... I breathe in the new. I breathe out, and release. As I breathe in, I feel what is. I love my darkness mingling with the light; this being: flowing, mixing, incongruous, and ever-evolving. I am still. I let her feel. Breath, body, and energy pulsating through her pores; the shadows shimmering into a delight of warmth; a warmth tasted, felt, devoured, and slowly consumed... The death and decay an energy source transmuting into light. Growing, changing, becoming, breathing, being. A stillness in the currents. 
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 #35mmblackandwhite#analoguephotographer #ishootfilm#filmcamera #believeinfilm#filmcommunity#analogue#analogphotography🎞📷 #staybrokeshootfilm35mm  #thefilmcommunity#keepfilminwa #mediumformat

From suffocation to breath... I breathe in the new. I breathe out, and release. As I breathe in, I feel what is. I love my darkness mingling with the light; this being: flowing, mixing, incongruous, and ever-evolving. I am still. I let her feel. Breath, body, and energy pulsating through her pores; the shadows shimmering into a delight of warmth; a warmth tasted, felt, devoured, and slowly consumed... The death and decay an energy source transmuting into light. Growing, changing, becoming, breathing, being. A stillness in the currents.




#35mmblackandwhite#analoguephotographer #ishootfilm#filmcamera #believeinfilm#filmcommunity#analogue#analogphotography🎞📷 #staybrokeshootfilm35mm #thefilmcommunity#keepfilminwa #mediumformat
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#SIFFRAFF huddled at Harbor Island Studios.
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#SIFF #SIFFRAFF #HarborIslandStudios #HarborIsland #Seattle #filmstudio #keepfilminwa #filminwa #pnwfilm

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POTATO DREAMS OF AMERICA—an alum of #SIFF2021—is an autobiographical coming-of-age dark comedy from local filmmaker Wes Hurley. It’s about a young closeted Russian boy in the disintegrating USSR who moves to Seattle with his prison doctor-turned-mail-order bride single mother. Hurley is scheduled to do Q&As on 2/25 and 2/26! 💭

Plays Fri 2/25-27 ▪️ SIFF Film Center
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#SIFF #SIFFCinema #SIFFFilmCenter #PotatoDreamsofAmerica #PotatoDreams #WesHurley #Queerfilm #LGBTQfilm #LGBTQ #QueerCinema #LGBTQCinema #keepfilminwa #pnwfilmmaker #filminwa #film #movie #cinema #movietheater #seattle

POTATO DREAMS OF AMERICA—an alum of #SIFF2021—is an autobiographical coming-of-age dark comedy from local filmmaker Wes Hurley. It’s about a young closeted Russian boy in the disintegrating USSR who moves to Seattle with his prison doctor-turned-mail-order bride single mother. Hurley is scheduled to do Q&As on 2/25 and 2/26! 💭

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#SIFF #SIFFCinema #SIFFFilmCenter #PotatoDreamsofAmerica #PotatoDreams #WesHurley #Queerfilm #LGBTQfilm #LGBTQ #QueerCinema #LGBTQCinema #keepfilminwa #pnwfilmmaker #filminwa #film #movie #cinema #movietheater #seattle
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🎬Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the kick-off to the upcoming production of “Taco Man” produced by @[414427559360973:Zeta-Maya Entertainment] at @[100038759984853:The Loose Wheel Bar & Grill] from 3pm to 10pm, and support Washington State film making! 

🌟A few seats left on the celebration bus provided by @[1487014431512900:LyonPride Music] and get picked up anywhere along the I-5 corridor from Everett to Olympia. 
Cost is $100 and includes, “The TacoMan Special” meal deal at The Loose Wheel Bar & Grill in Tacoma, access to the VIP beer garden where you can sample @[107246595967596:Sparkle Donkey Tequila] all night long, win prizes and giveaways. 

👉🏽Call or text (253) 495-1462 to RSVP! 

#zetamayaentertainment, #thetacomanmovie, #cincodemayo2022, #cincodemayo, #keepfilminwa, #indiefilm, #representationmatters

Thank you to our sponsors: Seattle Latino Film Festival, Seattle Film Summit, EDABS, Zeta-Maya Entertainment and VT Radio Universal

🎬Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the kick-off to the upcoming production of “Taco Man” produced by @[414427559360973:Zeta-Maya Entertainment] at @[100038759984853:The Loose Wheel Bar & Grill] from 3pm to 10pm, and support Washington State film making!

🌟A few seats left on the celebration bus provided by @[1487014431512900:LyonPride Music] and get picked up anywhere along the I-5 corridor from Everett to Olympia.
Cost is $100 and includes, “The TacoMan Special” meal deal at The Loose Wheel Bar & Grill in Tacoma, access to the VIP beer garden where you can sample @[107246595967596:Sparkle Donkey Tequila] all night long, win prizes and giveaways.

👉🏽Call or text (253) 495-1462 to RSVP!

#zetamayaentertainment, #thetacomanmovie, #cincodemayo2022, #cincodemayo, #keepfilminwa, #indiefilm, #representationmatters

Thank you to our sponsors: Seattle Latino Film Festival, Seattle Film Summit, EDABS, Zeta-Maya Entertainment and VT Radio Universal
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It's hot AF out here. 📷 by rum.hamm 🔥🔥🔥
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#eastofthemtns #easternwa #aclife #lifeonlocation #cameradepartment #cameraassistant #1stac #2ndac #keepfilminwa #pnwfilm #northwestfilm #womxninfilm

It`s hot AF out here. 📷 by rum.hamm 🔥🔥🔥
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#eastofthemtns #easternwa #aclife #lifeonlocation #cameradepartment #cameraassistant #1stac #2ndac #keepfilminwa #pnwfilm #northwestfilm #womxninfilm
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