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THE NEXT WASHINGTON FILMWORKS’ “PULLING FOCUS” PANEL DISCUSSION IS THIS THURSDAY

Washington Filmworks Events
Washington Filmworks, in partnership with IFP/Seattle, Northwest Film Forum, Northwest Screenwriters Guild, Seattle Film Institute, Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle Office of Film + Music, Women in Film-Seattle and the Warren Report are pleased to present “Pulling Focus: A Clear Picture of Today’s Film Industry.” Pulling Focus is a series of four panel discussions about the business of film designed to speak to the diversity of audience members, from screenwriters to actors, from directors to producers and on to musicians. Thursday’s event will focus on the role of a film’s producer and importance of professional producing. The panel will feature special guest speaker Deborah Moore, former executive vice president of New Line Cinema Productions, sharing insights from her 25 years of experience as a studio executive and producer. The event will be moderated by Warren Etheredge from The Warren Report. This is a unique opportunity for local area arts organizations, talent, filmmakers and all those interested in the business of film to get together, share experiences and learn how to help the Northwest continue to thrive as a filmmaking hub. The panel will be held at the Sorrento Hotel in downtown Seattle on Thursday, May 5. Doors will open at 6:30pm with the discussion to begin at 7pm. Click on the link above for more information on the “Pulling Focus” panel discussion series.

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WASHINGTON FILMWORKS’ “PULLING FOCUS” SERIES RETURNS TONIGHT

Washington Filmworks
Washington Filmworks, in partnership with IFP/Seattle, Northwest Film Forum, Northwest Screenwriters Guild, Seattle Film Institute, Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle Office of Film + Music, Women in Film-Seattle and the Warren Report are pleased to present “Pulling Focus: A Clear Picture of Today’s Film Industry.” The first installment of the 2011 series kicks off tonight at The Sorrento Hotel, and will feature a candid conversation with special guests Matthew Lillard (Scooby Doo, Scream, SLC Punk), Darrien Gibson (Executive Director of SAGIndie) and Nike Imoru (casting director for NxNW), all moderated by Warren Etheredge of the Warren Report. Talking points will include: how to bring out the best in your talent and crew, the business of being an actor, the importance of finding the perfect cast and much more. This is a unique opportunity for local area arts organizations, talent, filmmakers and all those interested in the business of “show business” to get together, share experiences and learn how to help the Northwest continue to thrive as a filmmaking hub. Guests are invited to continue the conversation after the panel discussion at a cocktail reception hosted by the Washington Wine Commission. Doors open for the event at 6:30 pm and the panel begins at 7:00.

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WOMEN IN FILM-SEATTLE HOST FIRST TUESDAY TONIGHT

Women in Film-Seattle
Every First Tuesday of the month, Women in Film-Seattle hosts a special networking event, where WIF members and local filmmakers alike are invited to come together and connect with their peers, show off their work on the big screen at Central Cinema, sample good food and drink and learn more about the organization. In celebration of WIF’s “Get “Er Done” professional grant (which you learn more about here), this Tuesday’s event will also feature clips from Lulu Gargiulo’s documentary, Howdy Pardner- Tales of the Cowboy Hat, a work in progress which was made possible in part by last year’s WIF professional grant. Reminder: The deadline to apply for the WIF grant is today, March 1. For more information on the event, visit the above link.

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JOIN WOMEN IN FILM – SEATTLE FOR THEIR MONTHLY NETWORKING EVENT TONIGHT
June 1, 2010, 11:46 am
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Women In Film – Seattle
Women in Film-Seattle is an internationally connected professional organization of women working in film, television, video and new media dedicated to supporting and building not only the careers of its members, but the industry at large. Every first Tuesday of the month, find out what’s happening at WIF. Network, share stories of your most recent gig, bring a DVD to show off either a work in progress or finished video/film, have a glass of wine and snacks, and donate to the WIF kitty. This month they will be meeting at the Roy Street Coffee and Tea at 7:00 pm for their meeting, and will head over to the Harvard Exit to watch Backyard at 9:15 pm. For more information, check out their website.

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LADY FILMMAKERS: CONNECT TOMORROW AT SPITFIRE
May 3, 2010, 11:59 am
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Women in Film-Seattle
Women in Film-Seattle is an internationally connected professional organization of women working in film, television, video and new media dedicated to supporting and building not only the careers of its members, but the industry at large. Every first Tuesday of the month, find out what’s happening at WIF. Network, share stories of your most recent gig, bring a DVD to show off either a work in progress or finished video/film, have a glass of wine and snacks, and donate to the WIF kitty. Spitfire is located at 2219 4th Ave (between Bell and Blanchard) and the event starts at 7:00 pm. For more information follow the above link.

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LADY FILMMAKERS: CONNECT NEXT TUESDAY AT SPITFIRE
April 2, 2010, 12:38 pm
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Women in Film – Seattle
Women in Film – Seattle is an internationally connected professional organization of women working in film, television, video and new media dedicated to supporting and building not only the careers of its members, but the industry at large. Every first Tuesday of the month, find out what’s happening at WIF. Network, share stories of your most recent gig, bring a DVD to show off either a work in progress or finished video/film, have a glass of wine and snacks, and donate to the WIF kitty. Spitfire is located at 2219 4th Ave (between Bell and Blanchard) and the event starts at 7:00 pm. For more information follow the above link.



OSCAR POOL WINNER ZITA MAZZOLA DONATES MONEY TO WOMEN IN FILM
March 18, 2010, 12:44 pm
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Washington Filmworks
Women in Film/Seattle
Washington Filmworks hosted their 2nd Annual Oscar Benefit at Spitfire in Belltown on March 7. The event raised over $1000 and the winner, Zita Mazzola, donated the money to Women in Film/Seattle. Women in Film/Seattle is passionate about its vision to promote, support, and mentor members through a network of valuable programs, contacts, and events. They offer inspiring member screenings, motivating workshops and seminars, Networking First Tuesdays, and just plain fun get-togethers with colleagues and peers. For more information about Washington Filmworks and Women in Film/Seattle follow the above links.