Filed under: Music | Tags: hey marseilles, john roderick, mayor mcginn, Showbox at the Market
For all those out there who have yet to solidify their weekend plans, perhaps tonight should be your night of spontaneity. The Showbox at the Market will host a free show. The somewhat mysterious concert will feature John Roderick, Hey Marseilles, and a “surprise special guest.” The event is a fundraising event for Mayor McGinn’s re-election and asks for a “suggested donation.”
This past summer, the cast and crew of Fat Kid Rules the World took to the streets of Seattle to film this feature length comedy. Matthew Lillard, formerly known for his role in 2002’s Scooby Doo, made his directorial debut for the film. Tonight, Fat Kid will be premiering at the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas.
Filed under: Film | Tags: Amy Lillard, film incentive, Frank Chopp, Governor Gregoire, seattle film, washington filmworks, Washington State Motion Picture Competitiveness Program
The Washington State Film Incentive Bill has passed! The 92-6 vote is all due to the amazing community and industry turnout in support of this jobs building program. Special recognition to Amy Lillard and everyone at Washington Filmworks for their tireless work since last June, and to Frank Chopp for making sure the bill got to the House floor for a vote. Governor Gregoire has 20 days to sign the bill in to law.
Filed under: Film, Music | Tags: blue scholars, Cinemetropolis, Film, film contest, hip hop, Music
Seattle Hip-Hop group Blue Scholars has announced that submissions are open for the Cinematropolis short film contest. The Cinemetropolis album is a soundtrack, the band says, and they want fans and filmmakers to create a video/short film under 5 minutes in length, using any track they’d like. Deadline for submissions is midnight on April 6th. Get all the details on the Blue Scholars website.
Filed under: Film | Tags: SCCC, Seattle Central, Seattle Central Film and Video Program, Seattle film community, warren etheredge, Warren Report
With the 26 year-old SCCC Film & Video Program on a list of school programs to be cut this year, a community forum has been scheduled at the Broadway Performance Hall for tonight, March 5. Warren Etheredge of the Warren Report will moderate the forum with invited guests from SCCC, faculty, the Seattle film community, current students, and graduates from the Film & Video Program. Members of the audience are encouraged to ask questions and participate in the discussion. This event is free of charge.
A concert hosted by KEXP to benefit National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY will go down tomorrow night, March 3rd. The concert will be killer, featuring Pollens, Katie Kate and Posse. The tickets are $8 day of show, and every one of those dollars goes towards NFFTY. It’s a great cause, so go rock out at the Sunset Tavern tomorrow night!
Filed under: Economic Development, Film, Interactive, Miscellaneous, Music | Tags: intern position, internship, oed, office of economic development, Office of Film and music, ofm, seattle
CITY OF SEATTLE
The Seattle Offices of Film + Music and Economic Development are accepting applications through March 11th for a combined communications internship. Interns participate in a variety of activities for OFM & OED, including marketing, communication, and outreach tasks supporting the City’s economic development mission. The program runs for six months, from March 26th – September 30th. Most successful participants have a background in economics/political science, communications, and film/music/interactive media. Visit our site for all the details.