WA Film PAC, State Legislation, Advocacy – Saturday Sept 27th – 3:30pm

Hear about ongoing endeavors to influence legislation that supports film production and industry in Washington state from the people spearheading advocacy efforts. Share your own ideas for how policy can foster film production in the Seattle area and beyond.

Michael Seiwerath has Produced or Executive Produced four feature films and produced a handful of shorts. My Year With the Nuns, premiered at the 2014 Seattle International Film Festival.  His two previous features, Police Beat and The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. He successfully lead efforts to raise nearly one million dollars for feature films in Seattle. The former Executive Director of Northwest Film Forum, he has aided in the production of scores of films. He has won the Stranger Genius Award for Film, the Seattle Mayor’s Film Award and attended the Sundance Producer’s Lab.  He is the chair of the Seattle Arts Commission, and founder of Skookum Pictures, a Seattle-based production company.

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