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"SEATTLE EARNS A DOUBLE TAKE AMONG TODAY'S SHOWING"

Robinson Devor's film based on Charle's Mudede's weekly "Stranger" column, "Police Beat" premiers at SIFF.

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- Seattle PI 6/9/05

"FOOLS FOR SIFF: NOTHING GETS BETWEEN THEM AND FILM FESTIVAL"

"'Fool Serious,' is a group of inveterate film lovers who forgo sleep, laundry and family during the 25-day-long cinematic orgy that is the Seattle International Film Festival."

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- Seattle PI 6/8/05

"FILM BUFFS GO A LITTLE 'PSYCHO' AT SIFF MOVIE POSTER AUCTION"

"Psycho" poster fetches big bucks at exciting SIFF auction.

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- Seattle PI 6/13/05

"SEATTLE OFFERS ALTERNATIVE MOVIEGOING EXPERIENCES"

"Moviegoing has become a pretty generic experience, with fans lining up to see much-hyped, overproduced, underachieving, would-be Hollywood blockbusters in partitioned-off, boxlike auditoriums of sterile multiplexes. But Seattle can offer the film fan something different: a unique array of true alternative moviegoing experiences."

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- Seattle PI 5/18/05

"NORTHWEST FILM FORUM: SEATTLE'S CULTURAL FOCAL POINT"

"With film at its center, the forum is a hub that draws from visual art, theater, dance and music communities, recognizing what the forum's Adam Hart calls the fluid new reality of contemporary art."

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- Seattle PI 4/15/05

"DOING THE SUNDANCE: SEATTLE FILMMAKERS IN WHIRL"

Seattle film, "Police Beat," is screened at Sundance.

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- Seattle Times 1/27/05

"LOCAL NON-PROFIT FILM STUDIO PREMIERES ITS FIRST FEATURE"

Read more about the Northwest Film Forum's new non-profit film studio called "The Film Company."

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- Seattle Times, December 9, 2004

"SUNDANCE ACCEPTS SEATTLE FILM"
Robinson Devor's made-in-Seattle drama "Police Beat" is one of 16 films chosen for the dramatic competition of the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.

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- Seattle Times, November 30, 2004

"URBANWORLD"
Local independent film by Malik Isasis of Sankofa Studio, recently completed filming in Seattle. The film features Ishmael Butler (Butterfly of the Grammy award-winning group Digable Planets), Sir Mix-A-Lot, HBO's Def Jam Poet Laura Pierce Kelley, up-and-coming fashion designer Wai Ching Lueng and members of Maktub and UrbanScribe in a gritty urban tale of consequence.

For more information please contact Malik Isasis at malik2@earthlink.net.

ACTION! FILM FORUM'S OPERATIONS CENTER IS UP AND RUNNING
"When construction started inside 1515 Twelfth Ave. early this year, it was little more than a big, empty warehouse. Come Thursday, a grand opening will show off a fully integrated operations center for film exhibition, production and education."

- Seattle PI  October 4, 2004


THE FILM SCHOOL
Five well-known Seattle-area filmmakers, film advocates and teachers have partnered with Cinema Seattle (organizers of the Seattle International Film Festival) to create The Film School, a unique conservatory focused on the art of storytelling for the cinema.

WINTER SESSION,   FEBRUARY 5 - 26, 2005
THE CORE 3 WEEK WRITING AND DIRECTING SESSIONS. Three intensive weeks studying six days and five evenings a week with leading filmmakers and teachers. It's all about story - how to write it and how to direct it.

The mission is to encourage the individual voice, excellence in dramatic writing, and the illumination of the human condition.

For more information visit www.thefilmschool.com or call 206.709.2555.

HUMANITIES WASHINGTON offers DOCUMENTARY FILM & VIDEO GRANTS
Humanities Washington administers a pooled fund to support documentary filmmaking. Eligible documentaries may take up many different kinds of stories and themes as long as they are rich in humanities content and analysis.

The next grant application deadline deadline will be announced in January 2005.

For more information, please visit www.humanities.org/grants/mediagrants.php

SEATTLE CHANNEL Features TV Series Focusing on Film -
"The American Avant Garde"

Airing on the Seattle Channel (cable 21) twice on Thursdays (7:30pm + other time TBD)

Groundbreaking 30-minute TV show provides a riveting look at cinematic innovation - an independent film festival in your own living room.

For more information, please visit www.theamericanavantgarde.com

LITTLE THEATERS ARE BACK
Boutique Art Houses Are Sprouting Up All Over Seattle, to the Delight of Movie Buffs
- Seattle PI  June 10th, 2004

KCTS LOCAL SERIES SHOWCASES WORKS BY NORTHWEST INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS
For more information, please visit www.kcts.org