Stewart Stern Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Stewart Stern Memorial Scholarship Fund, supported by a generous gift from the Gary E. Milgard Family Foundation, has awarded over $30,000 in scholarships so far this year!

Internship Opportunities with TheFilmSchool

Administrative Intern
TheFilmSchool seeks a qualified individual to intern with TheFilmSchool in our office 10 hours a week. This person will assist the Production Manager and Development Manager with administrative tasks including, data entry, mailings, social media and more! Those with an interest in production may have an opportunity to be involved with productions as they happen including coordinating shoots and assisting on set.

Editor Intern
TheFilmSchool seeks an editor intern to support our new Mission Driven Storytelling program – a fellowship program that connects aulumni from TheFIlmSchool with non-profits with an important story to tell.
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Digital Media Innovation Lab Update

Signs Everywhere recently won best short film in the international competition at Salento Finibus Terrae Film Festival Internazionale and had it’s North American debut at the Montreal World Film Festival    

El Camino Solo has completed a run at over 10 film festivals around the world.

Upcoming Festivals:
One Reel: Saturday, Sept 5th at 6:30 pm
Local Sightings: September 24th – October 3rd
Manhattan Shorts: September 25th – October 4th
Tacoma Film Festival: October 8th – 15th

Washington Filmworks Coffee Talk Spotlights TFS Faculty

Joesph Assi and April Larson

Josef Assi and April Larson are true, passionate storytellers. They may work in Seattle as filmmakers and have a Kingston, WA production studio, but Assi’s career didn’t originate in the Emerald City. “I was born and raised in a Lebanese refugee camp before I found myself participating in a documentary about Arabs moving to America,” explains Assi. After getting exposed to filmmaking, he worked with a Hollywood company for years specializing in stereotype-breaking and peace-making works before he met documentary filmmaker Larson.  More