News from the Office of Film + Music - March 7, 2019

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News from the Office of Film + Music | Vol. 12, No. 29 | March 7, 2019

The Space Needle lit up at night

March #SeattleSqueeze Film Industry Update

Seattle is open for film business! With the SR99 Tunnel now open and February’s snow (mostly) gone, we're turning our focus to spring and summer film production season planning. Find out about film permitting, get updates on upcoming major roadway projects, and add a few resources to your toolkit with our March letter to the film industry

Aidy Bryant sitting by a pool in the Hulu show Shrill

Catch the premiers of two Seattle screenwriters

Cartoon of an astronaut

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows at SIFF Uptown this weekend

Performer playing the flute on stage

Photos from MoPOP's annual Sound Off! youth music competition

Text reads 24th Seattle Jewish Film Festival

Seattle Jewish Film Festival coming up March 23-31


Text: yəhaw̓, together we lift the sky, March 23- August 3

ARTS at King Street Station - In recognition of the Coast Salish peoples on whose land the City of Seattle is built, our friends at the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) are honored to open ARTS at King Street Station, a new arts and cultural hub with yəhaw̓, an indigenous-centered inaugural exhibition that will run March 23 - August 3. yəhaw̓ is an expansive multi-city, year-long project. It includes satellite installations across the Puget Sound region, performances, artist-in-residence, a publication, art markets, and culminates in this large-scale exhibition at King Street Station. Join ARTS for their grand opening celebration on March 23, and learn more about the exhibition


Meet the Film Leadership Council - In 2018, Washington Filmworks convened its first-ever statewide Film Leadership Council (FLC). An advisory board to Washington Filmworks’ Board of Directors, the FLC includes 21 film professionals from across the state representing a wide array of motion picture productions. This group will develop proposals that will help maximize the impact of the production incentive program and the resources of the state film office. Learn more

This week on Band in Seattle, get to know the local veterans Hotels. With a dash of post punk, a hint of New Wave, and a whole lot of style, they'll get you dancing. Band in Seattle airs Friday nights at midnight on KONG Channel 6 and Sunday nights at 11:30 PM on KING 5, as well as on Alaska Airlines and

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Art Institute of Seattle will close Friday - The Stranger

KEXP redefines what it means to be a public radio music station - noncomMUSIC

11-year old Tongan American actress Visesia Fakatoufifita inspires other women of color by pursuing her dreams - International Examiner

Grunge lives on in a new South Lake Union tower - Crosscut