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APRIL 2019: TWO NEW PRODUCTIONS APPROVED TO FILM IN UTAH

SALT LAKE CITY (April 11, 2019) – Utah Film Commission today announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approval of two new projects for state film incentives, generating an estimated economic impact of $7 million and creating over 220 local jobs.

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JANUARY 2019: UTAH FILM COMMISSION'S GUIDE TO THE 2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

SALT LAKE CITY (January 4, 2019) – Beginning January 24th, filmmakers and film lovers from around the world will descend upon Salt Lake City, Park City, and Sundance Mountain Resort for the 10-day Sundance Film Festival. One of Utah Film Commission’s top priorities is to ensure that locals can take advantage of the festival experience that takes place every January in their backyard.

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DECEMBER 2018: UTAH FILM COMMISSION 2018 IN REVIEW

SALT LAKE CITY (December 27, 2018) – As the year-end nears, the Utah Film Commission has shared some industry highlights from 2018. With major networks returning to shoot in state, the launch of a new grant program to support local talent, and 550 film permits approved across the state, 2018 has been a busy and successful year in film.

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DECEMBER 2018: UTAH FILM COMMISSION'S GUIDE TO THE HOLIDAY SEASON

SALT LAKE CITY (December 6, 2018) – With the holiday season in full swing, the Utah Film Commission has shared a list of the latest feel-good, festive movies, made right here in state. Including newly released productions as well as classics dating back to 1980, the viewing guide is sure to keep film fans entertained throughout the holiday season and into the New Year.

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IN THE NEWS
Made-in-Utah TV series ‘Andi Mack’ is ending its run on the Disney Channel

The made-in-Utah series “Andi Mack” is ending its run on the Disney Channel. The series returns to the schedule on Friday, June 21; the final episode will air on Friday, July 26.

The Salt Lake Tribune
3 Questions with Bob Evans Podcast: Virginia Pearce

At $320 million in taxable sales, the motion picture industry’s contribution to Utah’s $82 billion economy may seem relatively small. But there is no question it is one of the highest-profile industries in the state.

Fox13
2 new productions to film in Utah; 1 starring Mark Wahlberg, Connie Britton

Film crews will soon descend on the Wasatch Front to produce two new movies. Both films will receive state film incentives through the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Production of “Good Joe Bell” and “My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To” is estimated to generate $7 million for the state and to create more than 220 local jobs.

KUTV
Shooting on Location

Whether in a starring role or part of the supporting cast, commercial real estate plays an important part in cinema. Especially in Utah’s thriving film scene where local properties have had notable roles in over 1,000 movies, television productions and advertisements, according to the Utah Film Commission. The film industry’s symbiotic relationship with the commercial real estate market has even brought additional revenue streams and notoriety to Utah.

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