FilmUSA Contact: JP Pettinato
1218 Third Avenue, Suite 1709
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206 264-0667
Fax: 206 382-4343
Full Staff List
Washington state Film Liaisons
Incentives & Rebates
Film Office Incentives Website
What are the different "types" of incentives?
Point-of-Sale Tax Waivers: Yes, Waiver or Rebate
Hotel Tax Refund: Yes, after 30 nights of continuous stay
Any rebate considerations for out-of-state crew and/or cast? No
Are 'Pass-Through' purchases and/or rentals allowed? No
Fees for Local Services?
Police and Fire: Yes
Filming Permits: Yes, depends on city or municipality
State Owned or Managed Property: Yes, depends on area
Local Crew Directory
Number of full local Union crews: 1 to 2
Number of full local Non-Union crews: 2+
Equipment and Services
Local Vendor Guide
Are there In-state Equipment vendor options for...
Grip and Electric? Yes
Camera and Sound? Yes
Transportation Equipment? Yes
Prop and Set Dressing rental? Yes
Wardrobe Rental? Yes
Sound Stage facilities? Yes
Post Production facilities? Yes
Film / Sound Lab? No
List of Film Labs in the United States
Find local green vendors in this state
Closest out-of-state vendors and crew: Utah and California
Additional In-State Assets
Additional Information from the Film Commission
The Washington State Film Office works with all types of productions to facilitate their needs from project conception through completion, including: script breakdown, location scouting, liaison referral, accommodations, permits, and troubleshooting. TheWashington State Film Office offers the following services:
Personal attention: 24-hour response time for filming requests.
Works with writers, providing research information and will conduct familiarization scouts.
Conducts customized scouting trips.
Provides customized digital location and information packages.
Offers liaison assistance with government, business, and communities.
Provides up-to-date resource material including: The Northwest Production Index, permit information, maps, weather charts, and key location contacts.
Provides a 24-Hour Job Hotline for hiring assistance.
Works closely with the Seattle Film Office to make sure your filming goes smoothly.
Assists with housing needs for cast and crew, production office space, and facilities to build sets.
Conducts on-going statewide educational forums to inform local contacts on how to work best with film companies.
We look forward to working with you on your next project!
Right to Work Status
Is this a "Right-to-Work" state? No
What does "Right-to-Work" mean?
Wikipedia: State page
Child Labor Laws
State Labor Information for Minors
State Tax Reciprocal Agreements with: No other states
What are Reciprocal Agreements?
Major Airports: Seattle
Film Office Links: Gallery | Locations Library
Additional Sources: ReelScout
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