An online petition to reinstate Seattle's Director of Film and Music has gathered over a thousand signatures.
James Keblas announced Thursday night that Mayor Ed Murray replaced him as director of the city office.
Kate Becker, Murray's appointee for the job is a long time Keblas colleague.
In a statement Friday, Becker said she will follow and improve on Keblas' work at the Film and Music Office.
eblas spent nearly a decade building Seattle's film and music industry.