Education through Workforce Training Programs
Film Alliance NW is dedicated to providing an open forum for all Inland Northwest film, video, media, and live entertainment professionals, amateurs, and enthusiasts in an effort to promote knowledge, education, workforce training, and networking.
Film Alliance NW is a network of congenial people whose many diverse interests converge in the film industry. Together, we play a pivotal role in growing a vibrant industry.
SIG Meetings & Workshops
No screenwriters meeting in August. Meetings resume in September.read more
Notes from March 28th
Editing meeting at Steve Wyttree’s production center
We took a brief time to review the Film Alliance NW mission statement and our goals for this project.
FAN Mission Statement
As stated in our mission statement: Film Alliance NW is dedicated to providing an open forum for all inland Northwest film,read more
Special Interest Groups
Special Interest Groups or SIGs
Our SIGS are small informal groups that get together to share information, projects, knowledge, and encouragement. They meet on a schedule determined upon by those attending. Cost for attending the workshop is $5.00, but free to members and their first-time guests (unless otherwise noted).
Each SIG includes seasoned professionals who generously share their expertise and those who are new to the craft. By joining one of our SIGS you’ll find an opportunity to:
- Discover your strengths
- Learn about every aspect of filming
- Gain an understanding about the role of directors, producers, actors, writers, songwriters, cameramen, sound mixers, lighting, and grips
- Participate in Film Alliance NW productions
Special Interest Groups
Acting Special Interest Group
Meeting Facilitator: Tracey Vaughan
The Film Alliance NW Actors Work Force Training group offers opportunities for training and connecting with other actors. As a “SIG” Segmented Interest group we promote networking and the idea that “we don’t know it all” but what we do know we are willing to share to help others succeed.
•Share your Talent
•Learn from others.
•We are open to new ideas and volunteers who would like to organize and coordinate more events.
Our SIG group helps to enhance the filming community by networking with current community training and trainers. Each meetings will have a topic of interest to the acting community some of these are: auditioning, cold reads, monologues, Voice over, head shots, resumes, costuming & Make up. Helping to provide networking opportunities & training for those in the community Are you interested in building the movie industry here in the Northwest by sharpening your acting skills? Join today.
Whether you are a professional or new to the craft, you’ll find the camaraderie, motivation, inspiration, and skills you are looking for as an actor by joining our Acting SIG.
Screenwriting Special Interest Group
Meeting Facilitator: Robert Johnson
208-818-6727 (texting not available)
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Details provided when you RSVP
Cost: $5 (Free to members and first time guests.)
The Film Alliance NW Screenwriting SIG meetings meets monthly to discuss screenwriting tips and techniques, marketing ideas, and the latest screenwriting news. We tailor our meetings to meet the needs of our members, often doing table reads or addressing member concerns. We offer encouragement, advice, and support for screenwriters at all levels of expertise.
Whether you are a professional or new to the craft, you’ll find the camaraderie, motivation, inspiration, and skills you are looking for as a screenwriter by joining our Screenwriting SIG.
Production Special Interest Group
Meeting Facilitator: Paul Brand
Meetings: Contact Paul to request information on the next meeting.
Whether you are a professional or new to the craft, you’ll find the camaraderie, motivation, inspiration, and skills you are looking for in film production by joining our Production SIG.
Become a Film Alliance Member now!You can join Film Alliance Northwest online and start taking advantage of membership benefits today!
Film Alliance Northwest (formerly knifves) is a 501(c)3 Organization