The Spokane Film Project is a group of professional filmmakers that support the Arts and Filmmaking community by:

  • Organizing Screenings
  • Producing work that supports community organizations
  • Promotes the film production industry and serves as a liaison with Washington Film Works and other government agencies
  • Provides applied education for local high school and college students
  • Is a creativity incubator
Membership Benefits:

As a member of SFP, you will be the first to hear about events we plan, such as classes, meetups, professional panels, and other unique opportunities. You will have a listing on our website with a photo to promote you and your work. You can submit to be listed on our vetted Spokane Crew List for producers looking to hire local crews. Our members participate in educational experiences for young filmmakers, create and attend meetups with fellow craftspeople, and have an exclusive Facebook group where members post all kinds of opportunities, including paid work. And all for free!

Organizational Structure:

Executive Board
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Executive Director President Vice President Secretary
Position Vacant Rebecca Cook Devante Smith Taylor Patrick
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Interim Treasurer
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Board of Directors
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Beth Bollinger Rebecca Cook Thomas Dineen Ira Gardner
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Adam Harum Juan Mas Taylor Patrick Devante Smith
Board Member Requirements:
  • 3 year terms
  • Application Process mirrors existing process used by Spokane Arts Commission
  • May be re-elected to board for two consecutive terms and may reapply for additional terms after 1 year
Board Member Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Create and maintain bylaws
  • Vote on new board members
  • Final approval of new members as recommended by membership committee
  • Conduct membership meetings twice a year and report to membership the activities and state of organization to the membership at large
  • Attend community film events that SFP is involved with



Membership Committee
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Rebecca Cook Taylor Patrick Devante Smith

– Reviews qualification of new member applications. New members must have at least one or more of the following qualifications:

  • Documented filmmaking experience on projects that meet SFP STAMP requirements
  • Demonstrated community involvement in film and/or arts
  • Education Background in film related disciplines

Membership Categories:

  • Board Member with voting privileges
    – Voted into office by board of directors
  • Professional Member
    – Approved by membership committee and may serve on SFP committees
  • Associate Member
    – Student or vendor who wishes to participate in group activities or receive communication about SFP

Education & Outreach Committee
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– Organizes educational events and coordinates with local high schools and colleges. Works with event committee regarding any educational presentations related to Film Festivals such as 50 Hour Slam, etc.

Communications Committee
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Thomas Dineen Brandon Smith Kyle Prothe Mike Bowcutt

– Manages website and social media and is responsible for documenting SFP events by recording photos and video footage. Responsible for recording and publishing meeting minutes.

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