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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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NOVEMBER 2018: UTAH FILM COMMISSION LAUNCHES GRANT PROGRAM

SALT LAKE CITY (November 20, 2018) – The Utah Film Commission has launched the Next Level Grant Program to provide funding and footing for local directors and producers. The program is the state agency’s latest effort to support Utah filmmakers and take their projects to the next level.

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IN THE NEWS
The Utah Film Critics Association 2018 Awards

In our annual meeting, the 18 members of the Utah Film Critics Association met and hammered out what we thought was the best that 2018 had to offer in film, via 13 separate categories.

Salt Lake Magazine
Here’s What It’s Really Like on the Set of a Hallmark Christmas Movie

It’s been a stressful year, but at least you can count on Hallmark Christmas movies to come through with the holiday cheer. After all, what’s more relaxing than watching an overworked woman fall in love with a Christmas tree farmer? So decompress with all of our delightful holiday content right here.

Glamour
The Christmas Capital

Since 2001, the network has increasingly upped their investment in Countdown to Christmas, the company’s annual Christmas special. This year, Countdown to Christmas will debut 37 new Christmas movies. That’s up from the 33 they made in 2017, the 28 they made in 2016, the 21 they made in 2015, and the 12 they made in 2014.

Utah Business
Hallmark's 'Christmas Made to Order' Was Filmed in This Cozy Bed and Breakfast

Christmas Made to Order, Hallmark’s latest showing in its Countdown to Christmas lineup, has some absolutely beautiful decor that looks straight out of a storybook. Not only will the movie give you ideas to deck your halls just like Gretchen Hart (Alexa PenaVega), but it may also inspire you to visit the real spots where the flick was filmed: a few towns right outside outside Salt Lake City, Utah.

Country Living
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