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Evergreen Media: Film, Television, and New Media in Seattle

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SIFF Egyptian Theatre

805 E. Pine St.

Seattle, WA 98122

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Though overshadowed by media capitals like Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver and other cities, Seattle boasts a vibrantly progressive film and media community. With issues of the environment, homelessness, gender equality, and queer identity often at the forefront, media production in Seattle and the larger Pacific Northwest region provides a unique site for cinema and media scholars to engage with relevant and emerging cultural trends.

A panel of Seattle and Pacific Northwest professionals in the world of film, television, and new media will share video clips and short films highlighting their work, accompanied by a conversation and Q and A session that explores their contributions to the broader U.S. and global film and media culture.

Panelists*

  • Lacey Leavitt – Producer/Electric Dream Factory

  • Beth Barrett – SIFF Artistic Director

  • Amy Lillard – Executive Director of Washington Filmworks

  • David Drummond – Location manager (will present reel on Seattle film and television history)

  • Sam Berliner – Filmmaker and Festival Director for Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival

  • MiPops – UW-based archive for Pacific Northwest film (will present a reel recently curated for the Wing Luke Museum)

  • Tony Fulgham – Creative Director for All is Well (Seattle based commercial production)

  • Sandy Cioffi, Fearless 360, Seattle based VR company

*subject to change

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Sponsored by Urbanism/Geography/Architecture (SIG), Television Studies (SIG), Media and Environment (SIG), Women in Screen History (SIG), Media Industries (SIG), Women’s Caucus, Seattle University Film Studies, Auburn University School of Communication & Journalism, University of Iowa Communication Studies, Seattle International Film Festival.

Questions? Contact John Trafton, traftonj@seattleu.edu.

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