News from the Office of Film + Music - January 24, 2019

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News from the Office of Film + Music | Vol. 12, No. 23 | January 24, 2019

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Wednesday at The Mixer: Seattle’s Future in Online Entertainment

On January 30, join us for a conversation with James Feore from the Seattle Online Broadcasters Association. Come learn how Twitch, YouTube, and eSports are redefining entertainment for younger audiences, how Seattle is positioned as a leading city in those industries, and find opportunities to engage with this new industry. Join us at KEXP to network with fellow creatives! RSVP on Facebook or check out our website

Filmmaker Wes Hurley

After growing up gay in Russia, a Seattle filmmaker wins big with Creative Capitol Grant

Seattle Squeeze Local Music Playlist

Enjoy your commute during the SR 99 closure with this local music playlist!

Nancy Guppy with Tres Leches band

Friday on Art Zone with Nancy Guppy: Quenton Baker, Robert Yoder and the fabulously charming band, Tres Leches!

Man playing cello in subway station

Participate in Bach in the Subways Seattle on March 23


NFFTY welcomes new Managing Director, announces 2019 festival dates - The National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) announced Dan Hudson, Festival Manager for NFFTY 2018, as its new Managing Director effective January 2019. The 2019 festival will be held October 24-27 in Seattle. 

Scarecrow Video & film critic Robert Horton hosting free film screening series - Scarecrow Video presents 1959: The Greatest Year in Film History, a year-long series of film screenings and discussions celebrating one of the most important years in cinema. Join Seattle Weekly film critic Robert Horton for a deep-dive look at the greatest films of a pivotal moment, each session including an introduction, screening, and post-film discussion.