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Workshop on marketing, engagement & more at Film Office Happy Hour Aug. 1

Workshop on marketing, engagement & more at Film Office Happy Hour Aug. 1

Photo by Lauren Max. Brad Wilke will lead an interactive digital workshop on marketing, audience engagement, and personal branding to help filmmakers at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday,... [Read more]

VIDEOS: See the top three 2017 local Burien Film Festival winners here!

VIDEOS: See the top three 2017 local Burien Film Festival winners here!

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Burien Film Festival, which were awarded on June 24! Burien-centric 5 min. Short Film Contest: RULES: The Burien-centric Short Film Contest was open to all filmmakers... [Read more]

REMINDER: Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Sunday!

REMINDER: Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Sunday!

REMINDER: Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ tomorrow morning – Sunday, June 25 starting at 11 a.m. – at The Tin Theater! Tickets are $25 each... [Read more]

Burien Film Fest’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ is FREE this Saturday

Burien Film Fest’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ is FREE this Saturday

Enjoy the Burien Film Festival’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ for FREE this Saturday, June 24, from 4 – 8 p.m.: Here’s the schedule: St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church... [Read more]

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the 2017 Burien Film Festival for FREE with old school silent animations with live musical accompaniment in Dottie Harper Park this Thursday night, June 22, starting at 9 p.m. Nine short films... [Read more]

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ on Sunday, June 25 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Tin Theater! You’ll enjoy brunch, plus view a special,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Watch Student Films at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday night

REMINDER: Watch Student Films at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday night

REMINDER: The City of Burien will be the main guest as they present the winners of their recent Stormwater Film Contest at the Film Office Happy Hour this Tuesday, June 6. This free and open all-ages... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival will kick-off with outdoor screening of cartoons on June 22

Burien Film Festival will kick-off with outdoor screening of cartoons on June 22

To open its 2017 event, the Burien Film Festival will be holding an outdoor screening of old-school silent cartoons with live musical accompaniment on Thursday, June 22. This FREE, all-ages event will... [Read more]

Award-winning ‘Maury Island Incident’ film (& presentation) will be Sun., June 11

Award-winning ‘Maury Island Incident’ film (& presentation) will be Sun., June 11

The locally-produced, award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident” will screen – along with a presentation by filmmakers Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer – at the Northwest Film Forum... [Read more]

Watch local Student Films at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., June 6

Watch local Student Films at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., June 6

The City of Burien will be the main guest as they present the winners of their recent Stormwater Film Contest at the Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, June 6. This free and open all-ages event will run... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com The Burien Film Festival (BFF) is offering sponsorship opportunities for its upcoming 2017 season! Choose your level of sponsorship and receive exclusive opportunities... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn Storytelling & help Food Bank at Film Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Learn Storytelling & help Food Bank at Film Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Larry Snyder will discuss storytelling, and there will also be a fundraising drive for the Highline Area Food Bank at this Tuesday’s Burien Film Office Happy Hour…

Resolution recognizing ‘The Maury Island Incident’ passed in State Senate

Resolution recognizing ‘The Maury Island Incident’ passed in State Senate

Sen. Keiser with the “Maury Island Incident” team: Steve Edmiston, Scott Schaefer, Shelli Park and John White, taken April 18th, 2017. On Tuesday, April 18, the Washington State Senate passed... [Read more]

Larry Snyder will talk storytelling at Film Office Happy Hour May 2, which will include a Food Bank fundraiser

Larry Snyder will talk storytelling at Film Office Happy Hour May 2, which will include a Food Bank fundraiser

Young Reflections Photography Where do stories come from? How do we know anyone will care? How can I tell my stories in the most meaningful way? Although these are challenging questions for any of us to... [Read more]

REMINDER: Steve Edmiston on film development, finance & more Tuesday

REMINDER: Steve Edmiston on film development, finance & more Tuesday

REMINDER: Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston will present “Adventures in the (short) film trade: lessons learned from the brave new world of independent film development, finance, and distribution” at... [Read more]

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston will present “Adventures in the (short) film trade: lessons learned from the brave new world of independent film development, finance, and distribution” at the next... [Read more]

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

Local filmmakers and historians Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer will be presenting ‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: The Maury Island Incident’ at the 40th Annual Norwescon from 3 – 5... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Film Festival focus of Tuesday night Film Office Happy Hour

REMINDER: Burien Film Festival focus of Tuesday night Film Office Happy Hour

REMINDER: The 2017 Burien Film Festival will be the focus of the next Film Office Happy Hour, set for this Tuesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This is an open, all-ages, FREE event, and all... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival will be focus of March 7 Film Office Happy Hour

Burien Film Festival will be focus of March 7 Film Office Happy Hour

The 2017 Burien Film Festival will be the focus of the next Film Office Happy Hour, set for Tuesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This is an open, all-ages, FREE event, and all who enjoy film... [Read more]

Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story

Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story

Local historic group the Maury Island Incident Historical Society (“MIIHS”) has submitted a Resolution to Washington State Senators Karen Keiser (33rd District) and Sharon Nelson (34th District)... [Read more]

Burien’s Jeff Ferrell will keep making films ‘until the day he drops dead’

Burien’s Jeff Ferrell will keep making films ‘until the day he drops dead’

By Kelsey Par Burien Director and Writer Jeff Ferrell premiered his new feature film ‘Dead West’ on Feb. 7. ‘Dead West’ (previously entitled ‘Lady Killer’) is a road... [Read more]

Burien filmmaker Christine Kennedy gets video into Getty Research Institute

Burien filmmaker Christine Kennedy gets video into Getty Research Institute

This week the Getty Research Institute announced that it will obtain a large collection of short films and video art entitled ‘Joanie4Jackie,’ all made by women – including one by Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn about movie music at Film Office Happy Hour Tues., Feb. 7

REMINDER: Learn about movie music at Film Office Happy Hour Tues., Feb. 7

Local Film & Music Producer David Templeton will present at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held this coming Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m.at the Tin Theater. Doors open for networking... [Read more]

Sponsored Post El Dorado West’s FREE Screening & Discussion of ‘Speaking of Dying’ is Feb. 8

El Dorado West’s FREE Screening & Discussion of ‘Speaking of Dying’ is Feb. 8

From Advertiser El Dorado West: ORGANIZING YOUR AFFAIRS A FREE Screening & Discussion of the film ‘Speaking of Dying’ will be held at the Burien Community Center on Wednesday, Feb. 8,... [Read more]