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MAY 2018: THREE PROJECTS APPROVED FOR FILM INCENTIVES

SALT LAKE CITY (May 11, 2018) – The Utah Film Commission today announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approval of state film incentives for three new projects, generating a combined economic impact of over $23 million and creating more than 400 local jobs.

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YOUTH & CONSEQUENCES PREMIERES

SALT LAKE CITY (March 7, 2018) – Ogden, Utah, makes its web debut today with the premiere of the anticipated YouTube Red original series, Youth & Consequences. From the producer of Grey’s Anatomy and starring YouTuber Anna Akana, the eight-episode teen drama filmed in Utah in 2017.

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TWO NEW FILMS FOR 2018

SALT LAKE CITY (February 8, 2018) – The Utah Film Commission today announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approval of two new projects for state film incentives, generating a combined economic impact of over $1.8 million and create an estimated 115 local jobs.

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3 FILMS APPROVED FOR FILM INCENTIVES

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.

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IN THE NEWS
Film production in Utah provides jobs, opportunities

When people think of movies, they often picture larger-than-life stars who attract massive audiences and amaze the world with their performances. However, for these stars to reach such heights, hundreds of crew members help create and film-imaginative worlds for the stars to inhabit.

The Daily Universe
After a five-year delay, a new Emma Smith movie is finally coming to theaters

Shona Kay Moyer was “terrified” to portray Emma Smith in the upcoming film “In Emma’s Footsteps.”

Deseret News
BYUtv begins production on original scripted adventure comedy series ``Dwight In Shining Armor``
PROVO, UtahMay 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BYUtv, a family entertainment network, today announced the start of production for its original scripted adventure comedy series, “Dwight in Shining Armor,” slated to premiere in 2019.
The Business Journals
How Toni Collette lost the plot in her latest scare-packed film Hereditary

Toni Collette found there was beauty in the horror of her latest scare-packed film, Hereditary. The actress plays Annie, a celebrated miniaturist who lives with her husband (Gabriel Byrne) and two children in a rambling pile in Utah. It’s secluded, of course; with a tree-house out back.

Daily Mail
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