filmmaking Section

First-ever ‘Pitch Pit’ screenwriting competition will be Tues., Feb. 13

First-ever ‘Pitch Pit’ screenwriting competition will be Tues., Feb. 13

From our sister site iLoveKent.net: The first-ever ‘Pitch Pit’ screenwriting competition will FADE IN: on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Create! in Kent. Here’s how it will work: Watch 6 local... [Read more]

New film/TV/VR production studio opens in old Staples location in Burien

New film/TV/VR production studio opens in old Staples location in Burien

By Scott Schaefer Where once you could buy paper clips and business supplies, now you can create a film, TV, VR or other production. Zoo Break Productions is a new production studio facility at the... [Read more]

‘Dumpster Divas’ films in Olde Burien

‘Dumpster Divas’ films in Olde Burien

Courtesy Writer/Director/Actor Lee Ryan Coston comes this report on the recent filming of ‘Dumpster Divas’ in Burien: When someone thinks of film, they automatically think of Hollywood/Los... [Read more]

REMINDER: 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: Area resident Kirk Nordenstrom will give a presentation about the 48 Hour Film Horror Project at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour this Tuesday, Sept. 5. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and Kirk... [Read more]

Learn about the 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 5

Learn about the 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 5

Area resident Kirk Nordenstrom has produced the Seattle 48 Hour Film Project since its inception in 2005, and he’ll be presenting at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, Sept. 5, to showcase... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn about marketing & more at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Learn about marketing & more at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

Photo by Lauren Max. REMINDER: 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 this... [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]

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]

‘Legends of the Road’ baseball doc maker at Nov. 1 Film Office Happy Hour

‘Legends of the Road’ baseball doc maker at Nov. 1 Film Office Happy Hour

Local Filmmaker Gary Thomsen will be the featured guest at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. Thomsen has been a full-service producer... [Read more]

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education Tues., Oct. 4

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education Tues., Oct. 4

The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education, and will be held on Tuesday night, Oct. 4, from 5:30-7 p.m. Speakers will include: Edward Etherington, Broadcast Communications Instructor... [Read more]

REMINDER: Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday, Sept. 6

REMINDER: Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday, Sept. 6

REMINDER: The hilarious and innovative comedy short “M.O.P.Z.” – filmed mostly at Burien’s Sunnydale Elementary School – will be featured at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Acting workshop, 48-hour contest at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: Acting workshop, 48-hour contest at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour – to be held this coming Tuesday, June 7 at the Tin Room Bar & Theater – will feature presentations on a local film acting workshop, as well as... [Read more]

REMINDER: Washington Filmworks at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Washington Filmworks at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour is this TUESDAY night, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Room Bar & Theater, and will include a special presentation by Washington Filmworks Executive... [Read more]

UPDATE: Burien Film Festival news; plus, check out the new neighborhood crests

UPDATE: Burien Film Festival news; plus, check out the new neighborhood crests

The 2016 Burien Film Festival has already received 13 filmmaker entrants for this year’s event, which will take place during the Burien UFO Festival on Friday, April 1. Organizers will be on hand... [Read more]

2nd Burien Film Office ‘Happy Hour’ will be Tuesday night at Tin Theater

2nd Burien Film Office ‘Happy Hour’ will be Tuesday night at Tin Theater

The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will be next Tuesday (March 1), from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater in Olde Burien. This is an open, free and all-ages event, and all filmmakers, film buffs,... [Read more]

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will be Tuesday, March 1 at Tin Theater

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will be Tuesday, March 1 at Tin Theater

The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will be Tuesday, March 1, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater in Olde Burien. This month’s guest speaker will be Courtney Sheehan, Artistic Director of... [Read more]

Premiere Burien Film Office Happy Hour plays to a packed house Tues. night

Premiere Burien Film Office Happy Hour plays to a packed house Tues. night

by Scott Schaefer The first-ever monthly ‘Happy Hour’ for the new Burien Film Office premiered to a packed house at the Tin Theater Tuesday night (Feb. 2), with over 50 film and arts enthusiasts... [Read more]

REMINDER: Film Office Happy Hour is Tuesday night at Tin Theater

REMINDER: Film Office Happy Hour is Tuesday night at Tin Theater

REMINDER: The City of Burien’s new Film Office will be premiering its new monthly Happy Hour next Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 5:30–7 p.m. at the Tin Theater, located at 923 SW 152nd Street. This new... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE(s): New Burien Film Office Happy Hour will premiere Feb. 2

SAVE THE DATE(s): New Burien Film Office Happy Hour will premiere Feb. 2

SAVE THE DATE(s): The City of Burien’s new Film Office will be premiering its new monthly Happy Hour on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 5:30–7 p.m. at the Tin Theater, located at 923 SW 152nd Street. This... [Read more]

Winning photos announced for Burien Film Office’s ‘Storyboard Burien’ contest

Winning photos announced for Burien Film Office’s ‘Storyboard Burien’ contest

The Burien Film Office announced the winners of its inaugural ‘Storyboard Burien’ photo contest at the Vision 20/20 Art Gala last Saturday night, and here are the winners: 1st Place: Tyler... [Read more]

Sunday is your last chance to submit photos for Burien Film Office contest

Sunday is your last chance to submit photos for Burien Film Office contest

Your last chance to submit photos for Storyboard Burien – the film siting photo contest sponsored by the Burien Film Office – will be this Sunday, Nov. 8. As we previously reported, the city is inviting... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk If you happened upon a bunch of people furiously moving camera gear, lights, stands, cables and other filmmaking equipment in the area last weekend, you... [Read more]

Locally-produced film may (or may not) receive ‘Secret Screening’ at STIFF May 8

Locally-produced film may (or may not) receive ‘Secret Screening’ at STIFF May 8

The Seattle True Independent Film Festival (“STIFF”) will hold a sneak peak “Secret Screening” of a new feature film produced by local shingles’ EKE Pictures and Invicta Media Group, in... [Read more]

Burien Resident Creates Filmmaking App – Meet John Clem, ‘CinePro’ Creator

Burien Resident Creates Filmmaking App – Meet John Clem, ‘CinePro’ Creator

by Scott Schaefer A Burien man named John Clem has created a new App called ‘CinePro‘ that is generating a lot of attention in the film (and App) world. “CinePro started with the belief... [Read more]