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Quarantine Porchraits: The Faces of Utah Film

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Social distancing due to COVID-19 has taken its toll on our local film industry. With productions having to shut down, it leaves a lot of uncertainties about what the industry will look like as we move towards a new normal. Thankfully, the Utah Film Industry...

Next Level: Joint Effort

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]  Photo from Joint Effort by Zeppelin Zeerip This series of posts highlights some of our Next Level Grant recipients. We asked Zeppelin Zeerip to provide insight into the work on his latest project, 'Joint Effort'. The Next Level Grant Program provides funding for local directors and producers...

COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols for the Utah Film Industry

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Utah is still monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about guidelines across the state here. Key Facts from state and local public health departments are: Face masks are recommended in all indoor and outdoor public areas where social distancing is not possible. Refer to the COVID-19...

Guideline to Green Production

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Happy Earth Day! This year, we've put together a guideline to going green on your next production. Check out the resources below. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]  What is Green Production? Green Production is a specific business strategy that practices sustainability on set. Sustainable practices support ecological, human and economic health,...

Virtual Entertainment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]During this time of social distancing and staying at home, we've compiled a list of educational and entertainment experiences for you to enjoy. We will continue to update as more experiences become available.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]  Educational Experiences Utah Film Center Workshops SpyHop Programs Sundance Co//ab Entertainment Experiences DOCUTAH Unique...

Next Level Round 4 Recipients

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Photo by Caty Gainer from Connor Rickman's Next Level Project, 'The Whole Lot'. Congratulations to the recipients of Round 4 of our Next Level Grant Program! Read more about the program here.   [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Next Level Grant Program provides funding for local directors and producers that are currently working...

Utah Film Industry COVID-19 Workforce Resources

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Utah Film Commission is here to support our local film industry. We are monitoring the rapidly evolving situation around COVID-19 and our focus is on the health and safety of our communities. In an effort to better protect the public and Utah Film Commission staff...

Film Day on the Hill 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thank you to everyone who came to the first advocacy-focused Film Day on the Hill 2020! The Utah Film Commission and the Motion Picture Association of Utah appreciate all members of the local film community who make it what it is today.  Our goal is to...

2019 Film Anniversaries featuring Utah

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cover photos by Andrea David, @filmtourismus Utah has been home to some of the most beloved and iconic films over the last 80 years. Discover those films that celebrated milestone anniversaries in 2019! 5 Year Anniversary (2014): The Giver This year we had the 5th anniversary of the release...

Utah’s Most Well-Known Role as Anytown, USA

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It's the most wonderful time of the year! Specifically, if you're a big fan of Holiday made-for-TV films. Did you know that Utah plays a significant role in many of these films? From 25th Street in Ogden to Main Street in Bountiful and downtown Salt...

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