Read here for everything you need to know about Virtual Film Day 2022!
FORGET TO RSVP?
We got you! HERE is the schedule of meetings with elected officials. If you are available to attend the meetings from your district, fill out this form and we will email you a video conference link to attend the meeting.
Film Day meetings often continue to shift the day of the event. The most up to date information about meeting times will be posted on this spreadsheet. If one of your meeting times has changed, email us at [email protected], and we will send you the updated information.
Before you meet, peruse these easy-to-digest resources that will help make your (Virtual) Film Day fun and EASY!
How to Lobby: A quick one-pager with tips and tricks about what to do in your meeting. And if you’re uncomfortable with Zoom calls, check out this article that highlights 10 Tips for a Successful Video Conference.
Bios for Your Elected Officials: Get to know your elected official before your meeting by reading their bios.
Bill Information: Looking for a little bit more information about the bill to increase the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program? Check out our fact sheet about the bill and the program.
Feedback Form: After each meeting, PLEASE fill out our feedback form so that we know if your elected official(s) support our industry.
And just for fun, we created a Keep Film in WA virtual background for our Zoom calls. You can download it here. Don’t know how to upload a new virtual background? Check out the “User” section on this Zoom webpage for a step-by-step guide.
We have assigned a meeting lead to attend every confirmed appointment. This individual will help facilitate introductions and keep the meeting on track. So no need to stress over not knowing everything about the bill or much about the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program. The program lead is there to help!
If one or more of your elected officials were unable to confirm a meeting with constituents on Film Day. We would like to encourage you to spend 20 minutes today to write and call your Senator and Representatives to share your personal story. In your communication, tell them that you are a constituent in their district and why you think supporting the film industry is important. And please ask them to support Senate Bill 5760 and House Bill 1914 that would increase funding for the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program.
And if you missed our Pre-Film Day Pep rally you can watch it on Washington Filmworks’ YouTube Channel. There’s lots of information here but just know we are here to support you! If you have any questions or run into any issues on Film Day, email us at [email protected] or call the Washington Filmworks’ office at 206-264-0667.