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Being Union is the Progressive Choice

This morning, my wife and I are preparing to go to Ellensburg to be adjudicators for the Washington State Thespian Festival today and tomorrow. And today is Saint Patrick’s Day! So I’m wearing my green Keep Film In WA shirt. Yesterday … Continue reading

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January, 2017 Update!

40 SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local President Rik Deskin: Keep Film in WA Rik Deskin is President of SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local.  Rik shares how and why he got involved in the political side of SAG-AFTRA.  Rik also talks to us about the … Continue reading

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Rik Deskin’s April Appearances!

Today, at 4:30pm Rik will be a guest at the SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local Conservatory event: The Business of Acting. At Eclectic Theater. Tomorrow, Rik will make a second appearance on the Irish Radio International program, Irish heArts, which will air at 11am on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Rik Deskin to be a guest on Irish Radio!

Rik Deskin will be a guest on the Irish Radio International program, Irish heArts, at 11am on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Listen Live on the internet at: http://www.irishradiointernational.com/index.php/player  

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Keep Film in Washington!

Hello film aficionados, My last post was pre-election, so I want to thank you for your support and votes. I am happy to be serving now as the SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local President, representing the interests of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and Washington. … Continue reading

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Mayor Murray supports new legislation to increase film production in Washington

Originally posted on Seattle Office of Film + Music:
Mayor Murray announced his support of Senate Bill 6027 (SB 6027), introduced last week in the Washington State Senate to increase the funding for the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program. The bill doubles the…

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Call to Action: We Have a Bill, Let Your Senator Know!

Call to Action: We Have a Bill, Let Your Senator Know! February 18, 2015 Blog, Call To Action, Film Incentives, Legislative Updates, Local Filmmaking News, Washington Filmworks News Kohl-Welles, Billig and Fain Introduce Legislation to Increase Funding For Production Incentive … Continue reading

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Nearly booked a role and my next appearance at the Gig Harbor Film Festival Filmmakers Group

I very nearly booked a role on Grimm this past week. I was on “1st Right of Refusal” for two roles. I had auditioned last Thursday, and then got a callback for one role. Later I received an email asking … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,200 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Vote Rik Deskin 2013

Hello my fellow SAG-AFTRA Members that reside within the Seattle Local (Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho). Ballots are being sent out and are due back in by August 12, I believe. Every vote will count in this election. I’m running … Continue reading

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