Thank you, film industry and community, for applying and submitting nominations to be a part of the Seattle Film Task Force! The Film Task Force members began work in February, with introductions from Mayor Jenny Durkan.
The Film Task Force is an group developed to advise the Office of Film + Music in its advocacy for, and policy related to, the support and growth of the local film industry and community. This work includes recommendations for the development of a Film Commission, the Office of Film + Music’s 2020 workplan, budget, and permitting priorities, and Office of Film + Music initiatives to retain film business and attract more film production in Seattle, as part of the City’s creative economy future of work vision.
Over 160 applications and nominations were received through a public process in December and January. A selection panel of film industry and community stakeholders reviewed the applications and nominations, and delivered recommendations to the OED and OFM directors, who seated the members.