| We are a broad network of artists, producers, directors, actors, singers, writers, musicians, and community activists of all stripes who engage around the process of creating films. We are looking to join with others who are fun and passionate about art as a vehicle for social change.
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|Pink Raincoat Films Producer/Director "Quiet & Strong" Kathlyn Albright opened the Pickford Cinema in Bellingham, Washington, Whatcom County's only independent movie house. In 1999 she moved to Seattle and worked for the Seattle International Film Festival and the Women In Cinema Festival. She founded Stopworks, a local media art collective with colleagues of hers from the festival arena. Kathlyn has written, produced and directed several short films of her own. Her work has shown at Seattle's One Reel Film Festival, Independent Exposure, the Palm Springs Festival of Short Films and has been broadcast on KING TV Seattle's CBS affiliate.|
worked as a host of a local TV show and a DJ of a radio station in Japan, she moved to Seattle where she produces and directs segments for international TV. Her major Japanese clients include NHK, CX (Fuji TV), TBS, NTV, TV Asahi, TV Tokyo, and Japanese cable networks, such as NHK BS and Sky Klapers. She also directs and produces for commercial or corporate videos. These clients include Tully's Coffee, Microsoft, and Boing, Dentsu, Inc. and Hakuhodo, Inc. These last two are some of the larges advertising agencies in Japan.
|Amy Stodghill has worked in TV and radio and has been involved with independent film and video production in the northwest for the past five years. Amy is a 2002 graduate of the doc program at the University of Washington. She also holds a degree in communication from Western Washington University.|
|Emperor Productions Tony Heidenrick helps non-profit organizations tell their visual stories through the development of compelling video for fundraising, outreach, education, volunteer Recruitment, and training. Founder Tony Heidenrick, has extensive experience in communications, technology, education and public affairs, including more than six years spent with some of the Northwest's largest communications agencies.|
|Small Planet Productions & Real Girls, Malory Graham is founder and director of Reel Grrls, an intensive media program for young women in Seattle, Washington. She has taught media literacy and video production workshops for teenagers in Switzerland and throughout the Puget Sound region since 1990. She founded the Young Producers Project at 911 Media Arts Center and has received numerous grants (McArthur, NEA, Technology Matching Fund, etc.) and production awards (President?s Environmental Youth Award, Hometown USA award.) Her work with youth has screened at both national and international festivals.|
|"The goal of ArtSpots is to balance some of our material values with art pieces that encourage self-reflection and internal awareness. Values such as, the freedom to think creatively, self-determination, nature's beauty, human affection and delight in the serendipity of everyday life. This seems worthwhile if we are to live in a more sustainable, emotionally connceted way."|
- Staci Simpson, Founder and Producer
|For more information about ArtSpots, contact|
Staci Bernstein 206-841-2029.