Nominations for the 2020 Arts Awards are open now! Recognize the amazing accomplishments of creatives, arts and cultural organizations, and local individuals committed to enriching our community through the arts by submitting your nominations for each of the four awards categories: Leadership, Collaboration, Imagination and Inclusion. Submit your nominations here and save the date the 2020 Spokane Arts Awards on Saturday, September 26!

Meet the Makers

Meet the Makers is a short-film series, produced and filmed by local filmmakers, featuring the creatives who are shaped by Spokane and who make Spokane what it is.

Watch the Series

Season 2, Episode 3: The Magical Realism of Reinaldo Gil Zambrano

Featuring: Reinaldo Gil Zambrano, local artist, adjunct instructor at EWU, co-founder of the Spokane Print & Publishing Center, and SAGA grantee!

Produced by Chase Ogden and Juan Mas; directed by Chase Ogden. Camera by Adam Harum and editing by Elan Toby.

Season 2, Episode 2: Girl, Awake!

Featuring: Girl, Awake founder & director Brooke Bassett and members of the Girl, Awake cast.

Produced and directed by Rebecca Cook; director of photography: Madison Cattle

Season 2, Episode 1: Crying Laughing

Featuring: Phil Kopczynki, Deece Casillas, Harry Riley, Scott Kirkinburg

Filmed and directed by Michael Williams, Elan Toby, Andrew Maschman and Chase Ogden

Season 1, Episode 4: Dance Matters

Filmed and directed by Chase Ogden, Spokane Film Project

Season 1, Episode 3: Mark & Fitz, Poets

Filmed and directed by Rebecca Cook, Spokane Film Project

Season 1, Episode 2: Friends of Mine

Filmed and directed by Thomas Dineen & Sean Finley, Spokane Film Project

Season 1, Episode 1: Planned Chaos with Harold Balazs

Filmed and directed by Spokane Film Project.
Music: “Sunlit” by Tonya Ballman