seattle film scene http://kplu.org en Luring filmmakers to Washington http://kplu.org/post/luring-filmmakers-washington <p>Movies are a big business for states. Washington is one of 44 that offer financial incentives for people who decide to film here. But that incentive might disappear in June. Thu, 28 Apr 2011 13:01:59 +0000 Rachel Solomon & KPLU News Staff 1280 at http://kplu.org Luring filmmakers to Washington Oscar nomination for woman who grew up on Mercer Island http://kplu.org/post/oscar-nomination-woman-who-grew-mercer-island <p>Seattle has a special connection to the Oscars this year. Anne Rosellini, a Mercer Island High School graduate and co-founder of the One Reel Film Festival at Bumbershoot,&nbsp; received two nominations for "Winter's Bone,"&nbsp; a film she produced and co-wrote, with director Debra Granik. Here's the trailer:</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bE_X2pDRXyY</p> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 16:17:31 +0000 Paula Wissel 644 at http://kplu.org Oscar nomination for woman who grew up on Mercer Island Seattle making a big showing at Sundance http://kplu.org/post/seattle-making-big-showing-sundance <p>It's a strong year for independent films – and for indie movies from the Pacific Northwest.&nbsp; Four feature films that were shot in the Seattle area have been selected to screen at the <a href="http://www.sundance.org/festival/">Sundance Film Festival</a> in January.&nbsp;</p><p>"<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1433207/">The Details</a>" is a dark comedy&nbsp; shot in Kirkland with a cast including star actors Laura Linney, Elizabeth Banks and Tobey McGuire.&nbsp; It's in the line-up for the high-profile "Premieres" series.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 17:02:56 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 280 at http://kplu.org Seattle making a big showing at Sundance