Sundance Film Festival released its 2018 line up last week and we were thrilled to see that Utah is once again represented as a place for stellar content creation. The Utah Film Commission supported narrative film Damsel, which will make its world premiere at the Festival. Written and directed by Texas-based filmmakers David and Nathan Zellner and starring Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska, the production shot in Summit and Wasatch counties during the summer of 2016.
SALT LAKE CITY (December 15, 2017) – The Utah Film Commission today announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approval of state film incentives for three new projects, representing over $1 million in new economic impact and over 150 jobs in Utah. These projects, a documentary, a narrative film and a children’s television pilot, showcase the diversity of film production in Utah.
Formed in 1974, the Utah Film Commission is part of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development under the Utah Office of Tourism, Film and Global Branding and is a member of the the Association of Film Commissioner’s International.
The Utah film Commission markets the entire State Of Utah for film, television and commercial production by promoting the use of local professional cast & crew, support services, locations and the Motion Picture Incentive Program.