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Farwell Matt Webb!

It is with both heavy hearts and immense pride, that we bid adieu to our dear colleague, Matt Webb. His journey with us has been nothing short of extraordinary, marked by his witty humor, endless puns, and remarkable camera skills. Matt, your time here has left an indelible mark on our video production family, and...

June 11, 2024


Announcing our 2023 Annual Scholarship Winners

As a woman-owned company, Playfish Media strives to uplift lesser-heard voices in media production. In an effort to create a more inclusive environment, we offer annual scholarships to students enrolled in media-centered programs. Our scholarship is dedicated to advancing students from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and other marginalized communities...

September 8, 2023


Non-profit Fundraising Video 2020 – KCSARC, “Shine a Light”

“Shine a Light” is the Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign created by KCSARC (King County Sexual Assault Resource Center) It’s a great example of how nonprofits can use video media to create a call to action. KCSARC used staff members to help explain the mission and programs the organization has to offer. The end result...

April 3, 2020


Introducing: Movie Monday

The Playfish Media team, like many others, is currently working from home which has given us plenty of time to rewatch our favorite films. For this series, each member of the team has picked their top 5 films available on streaming services for your bingeing pleasure. The first in the series will be the Bill...

March 30, 2020


Summer Fun with Local Favorite- Bartell Drugs!

March 23, 2020


Seattle’s Best Filming Locations

Grey’s Anatomy. 10 Things I Hate About You. Frasier. With its unique blend of natural beauty, restless metropolitan energy, and undeniable personality, it’s no wonder that Seattle is the setting of countless movies and TV shows. Being proud Seattleites ourselves, we love taking advantage of this amazing city throughout our video production process. Check out...

February 26, 2020


Welcoming our Newest Playfish Editor!

The Playfish family wants to welcome Sam, our newest editor! Make sure to say hello if he ever makes a special appearance on set because he has pretty great jokes. ?

May 16, 2019


Seattle Theaters We Love

With Valentine’s Day coming up this week, we thought what better way to celebrate than to go a theater and enjoy some quality entertainment. Whether you’re watching a movie or a live show, we listed our top 4 theaters we love here in Seattle! We hope you all get an opportunity to check them out....

February 13, 2019


February Film Events

It’s that time again! Here are some film events you guys should check out this month. Have a great weekend, everyone! Seattle Asian American Film Festival Date: February 21-24 Info: Children’s Film Festival Date: January 24 – February 9 Where: SIFF Cinema Egyptian For more info: Noir City Seattle Date: February 15-21 Where:...

February 1, 2019


Taylor’s Last Day


January 11, 2019


December Film Events in Seattle!

Happy December, everyone! With this year finally coming to a close, what better way to end it with some great film events happening in Seattle this month? We thought we’d add some fun events that you could enjoy with friends, family, or even by yourself. All that matters is that you have some options, right?...

December 4, 2018


November Film Festivals in Seattle

We love film festivals and local filmmakers, so we thought we would share some festivals for the month of November. We definitely recommend you check out these different and festivals and continue to support your local and independent filmmakers! The Romanian Film Festival  The American Romanian Cultural Society is holding their 3rd Romanian Film Festival...

November 12, 2018


Happy Halloween!

If you’re like us, we’re sure you have a favorite Halloween costume! Let’s throwback to some of our iconic costumes!   Jillian (left)  .  Eryn    Taylor Alexis (right)   

November 1, 2018


What’s Our Favorite Short Films?

Happy Monday! This week we wanted to share some of the Playfish team’s favorite short films. We hope you guys get a chance to check these out because we love them!   Jillian: “Pearl” Directed by Patrick Osborne   Nick: “George Lucas in Love (1999)”  Video Link: Taylor: “White Helmets” Directed by Orlando von Einsiedel “The White Helmets is...

October 15, 2018


Playfish Media’s Scholarship Recipient!

We’re thrilled to have picked, Faith Green, as the recipient of the, “Playfish Media Film & Video Production Scholarship!” Our team was compelled by Faith’s essay because of her passion to be a thoughtful filmmaker that wants to make a difference through storytelling. Congratulations again, Faith!! Below, we featured one of our favorite essays Faith...

September 24, 2018


Welcoming Eryn!!

         .     Eryn Anitavi, our operations manager, has lived in Seattle for just over a year and for her, there’s nothing better than the bustling energy of a city! As a freelance operations assistant and film enthusiast, she is thrilled to be working with Playfish Media and looks forward to expanding her...

September 13, 2018


Playfish Team’s Summer 2018 Highlights!!

With Summer slowly coming to a close, we hear from our team about the highlights of their Summer!!   Jillian: To keep it simple, Jillian went to concerts, went paddle boarding, and pretty much enjoyed every second of the Summer!      Alexis: “Out of all the Summers in my lifetime, I’d say this is the...

August 28, 2018


Welcoming our Newest Member!

      Hey everyone, let’s all give a warm welcome to our newest Assistant Producer and Videographer, Alexis! She drove all the way from Las Vegas to Seattle to work with the Playfish family. Alexis is passionate about collaborating with other talented individuals around her and hopes to meet new people in Seattle to...

August 14, 2018


The Celluloid Ceiling

As a female owned local business, we had the opportunity to be a part of Seattle Business Magazine’s Daring Women Seattle event last month- a conference where the most fearless females in Seattle came together to talk about the innovation, growth, inspiration, and leadership of their different industries. The opportunity to be around so many powerful...

June 20, 2018


“Mathis: We Got This!”: A Behind the Scenes Peek

BTS: Our latest broadcast commercial shoot   This past March, we had the unbeelievable opportunity to work on a regionally broadcasted commercial for the local extermination company, Mathis Pest Exterminating! Our team handled the entire production, from creative planning, scripting and storyboarding, to shooting with some of the Northwest’s best RED operators and crew, to editing...

May 23, 2018


Meet the Team Monday! PET EDITION.

Happy Monday from Coco, Winston, Pickle, and Holly! For this week’s Meet the Team Monday- we thought it was time to introduce the internet to Playfish Media’s real MVP’s- our beloved fur babies. Enjoy this ridiculous gallery and join us in simultaneously boasting about and fawning over our pets.

May 4, 2018


Meet the Team Monday! What We Love About Working at Playfish

Happy Monday, internet! We’re coming at you today with a Meet the Team Monday from the ? On this fine Monday, the team explains why they love working for Playfish and be prepared- it will make you feel all the feels. Enjoy!

April 26, 2018


Meet the Team Monday! Why Do You Love Film?

It’s Monday already, and this week on our Meet the Team Monday series- things get personal. This week we decided to reach into the very depths of our team’s cinephile hearts to hear them gush about why film and filmmaking are so darn special. Enjoy! So, why do YOU love film? Tune into our weekly...

April 16, 2018


Meet the Team Monday! Breakfast or Dinner?

Happy Monday!   As you gear up to take on a new week- enjoy a video from our Meet the Team Monday Series!   This week we’ve asked the crew the age old question – breakfast or dinner? ? Enjoy! Tune into our weekly series “Meet the team Mondays” to get exclusive insights into the...

March 23, 2018


Meet the Team Monday! What Would You Eat For Your Last Meal?

For this week’s Meet the Team Monday, we thought we might tackle perhaps ones of the toughest, yet most important questions that our crew ponders… “What would you eat for your last meal?” Enjoy! Tune into our weekly series “Meet the team Mondays” to get exclusive insights into the video production process, our craft, and...

March 23, 2018


Meet the Team Monday! Do You Travel?

Happy Monday! For this Meet the Team Monday, owner and producer Jillian Suleski answers the frequently asked question “Do you travel?” Have a project based outside of Seattle? When can we leave?? Drop us a line at [email protected], or fill out the form on our website.

March 14, 2018


Meet the Team Monday: Saint Patrick’s Day Edition!

You know what day it is! We’re back at it with a new Meet the Team Monday video. In honor of St. Patty’s Day coming up, our ?partially? Irish crew let’s you in on their drink of choice. Enjoy!

March 12, 2018


Meet the Team Monday! Our First Written Piece

For our very first written feature on our new “Meet the Team” series, our team was asked perhaps one of the toughest questions for filmmakers to answer, which was:   “What is the most influential piece of film to you, and why?”   Here’s what they had to say…   Jillian (Owner and Producer): The film...

February 26, 2018


Introducing: Meet the Team Mondays!

We are stoked to be rolling out our new series: Meet the Team Mondays! Tune in every Monday to get our insights into the video production process, our craft, and our team! We cover just about EVERYTHING. From addressing FAQs to debating over whether The Shining beats The Exorcist (The Shining obviously wins..), this series...

February 9, 2018


Playfish Takes on Production for Shareconomy the Movie

We are excited to announce that we will be overseeing production on the feature length documentary, Shareconomy The Movie! Playfish Media is simply elated to dive deeper into not only this riveting and relevant subject, but also this well-crafted film project which is 5 years in the making!   “Shareconomy is a feature documentary film that explores...

January 25, 2018


Playfish dives into a new year!

Happy New Year!   We hope that you’ve only messed up the date a few times so far and are begrudgingly beginning to chip away at those New Years resolutions! We are gearing up for an exciting year and what we expect as one of our most successful and daring yet! So far, we have...

January 5, 2018


That’s a wrap!

2017- An altogether interesting year for so many of us, is coming to an end. As we wind down into those rainy PNW days where sun becomes a commodity and daylight an ancient fable, we at Playfish are reflecting on our growth as a Seattle Video Production Company this year. This year, we were able...

December 14, 2017


SXSW – 30th Anniversary!

Another successful year has come to a close for South by Southwest, (SXSW) and they also celebrated a huge milestone – it’s been 30 years since the inception of the festival in 1987. SXSW is an annual festival with conferences such as film, interactive media and music, which takes place in mid-March in Austin, Texas....

March 21, 2017


Adweek’s List of the Best Commercials in 2016

The commercials from last year really stood out, and we wanted to sum up and share Adweek’s list of the best commercials in 2016! From drama to comedy and many other genres, Adweek’s pick of the 10 best ads are a diverse array of commercials! Adweek said that 2016 had the “year’s best Super Bowl ad,...

March 7, 2017


Valentine’s Day Contest!

We’re excited to find out why you love your partner! See contest details below: Fill in the blank for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card: I love my partner because ______. Please include #playfishmediavalentine in your comments. Ends 2/14/17 at 11:59 PST. We will reply to the winner randomly with instructions on how to claim the...

January 30, 2017


Meet the Manager, Office that is.

She’s organized, timely, and a joy to have in the office.  Everyone, please meet our office manager, Jazmine! She just moved back to Seattle after a 6-month hiatus in Southern California, about which she says, “Seattle is way better. Fun in the sun doesn’t compare with playin’ in the rain” She is excited for the...

August 16, 2016


Richard Sherman Public Service Announcement

EcoScraps is a sustainable, organic composting soil that utilizes a portion of America’s 30 million tons of yearly food waste (that’s 40% of the total produced!).  Their mission is to help the planet by growing gardens, not landfills. Since 2010 they have been working hard to be part of the solution. They sell products from...

May 16, 2016


Meet The Apprentice

Ladies and Gentlemen, we at Playfish Media would like to introduce you to our latest and greatest addition: Auston Thompson! This hard working young man graces us with his presence in the office a couple times a week where he is an apprentice in training through the Recording Radio Film Culinary Connection (RRFC). He is...

February 1, 2016

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