Author Archives: David Hanagan

Top Ten Things I Will Miss When Film Expires

The end may be soon or it may linger for another decade, but the writing is on the wall. Film is quickly passing into obsolescence. This year, the only two manufacturers of motion picture film revealed how close the medium … Continue reading

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Northwest Film Fund shortlist announced

Next month, during our Local Sightings Film Festival, we will announce the recipients of our second annual Northwest Film Fund award (make sure to join us for closing night to hear the results in person). Forty-six applications were submitted in … Continue reading

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Top Ten Film Forum Holiday Photos

In lieu of a traditional opinionated list of 10, I offer a survey of the Film Forum’s holiday staff photos. It’s a tradition that began the year I joined, 2002 (in essence, photographic evidence of my 10 year tenure at … Continue reading

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New Filmmaking Equipment!

NWFF is proud to offer several new camera and audio packages! In the pursuit of supporting great artwork and great artists, NWFF has for a long time bridged the gap between the digital vs analog divide. To further that goal, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Video Compressor Codecs for 2010

With so many options out there, moviemaking has never been easier! It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3—light the scene, roll camera, and then download the footage to your computer and transcode the acquisition compression type to an intermediate codec … Continue reading

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15th Anniversary Scrapbook: NWFF on Kong TV in ’98

A TV spot produced by Seattle’s Kong TV, announcing WigglyWorld’s first Start to Finish film, Money Buys Happiness. Starring co-founder Jamie Hook and writer/director Gregg Lachow. Followed by Jamie quoting Robert Bresson. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-815x2rCphE]

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Movie Theater Memoirs

Going to the movies can change your life. Here’s 15 testimonials.

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NWFF Summer Classes

NWFF’s summer class listings are now online. And I must say, it’s a lovely assemblage of gifted and talented instructors leading thoughtful discussions and discourses. One of Seattle’s gurus of screen vocabulary, Brian McDonald, has tailored his story-writing class for … Continue reading

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Get Your Bids In, Online Auction Closes Sunday

As the hours are counting down to the close of NWFF’s online auction, a new item has been added! NWFF’s cherished screenwriting instructor, Walter Dalton, is offering his consultation time for aspiring screenwriters. BTW, have you seen the classic TV … Continue reading

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NWFF Teen Movies at Seattle Public Library

NWFF is participating with a show at SPL this Friday at 6:30. We’ll be showing off some of the finest teen produced films from the past 5 years of NWFF summer youth camps. Come join the fun! — The Seattle … Continue reading

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