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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.
K
eblas spent nearly a decade building Seattle's film and music industry.

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