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Meet the Seattle Film Task Force

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.

Members of the Film Task Force with Mayor Jenny Durkan, Office of Economic Development Director Bobby Lee, and Office of Film and Music Acting Director Chris Swenson
Members of the Film Task Force with Mayor Jenny Durkan, Office of Economic Development Director Bobby Lee, and Office of Film and Music Acting Director Chris Swenson

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.