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August 2017

We may have hit a new record this month with the release of three made-in-Utah productions: Wind RiverBrigsby Bear and We Love You, Sally Carmichael..

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July 2017

Some of the film’s most iconic desert scenes were shot in and around Moab, and we talked not only about the making of this iconic film but also the wider film industry in Utah and beyond.

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June 2017

Into summer and the rest of the year looks to be a busy one. Read up how the past year as gone so far along with other updates.

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May 2017

Utah remains on the radar of Hollywood studios and indie filmmakers.

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``Yellowstone`` series starring Kevin Costner

Five New Productions Approved to Film in Utah
Line-up includes Taylor Sheridan’s Yellowstone, starring Kevin Costner

SALT LAKE CITY (July 13, 2017) – The Utah Film Commission today announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approval of state film incentives for five new projects generating a combined economic impact of over $36 million and creating more than 500 local jobs.

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June 8, 2017: 7 Productions Approved for Incentives

Seven New and Returning Productions to Film in Utah
Lineup includes Disney & HBO, as well as homegrown features

SALT LAKE CITY (June 8, 2017) – The Utah Film Commission today announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approval of seven new projects for state film incentives, generating a combined economic impact of over $20 million and creating 479 local jobs.

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March 9, 2017: More Production Coming to Utah

Five New Film Projects Coming to Utah
Music video and classic literary adaptation among new projects approved

SALT LAKE CITY (March 9, 2017) – The Utah Film Commission today announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approval of five new projects for state film incentives including a new music video by the band Imagine Dragons and a new take on the classic tale of Little Women.

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Local’s Guide to the Sundance Film Festival

Local’s Guide to the Sundance Film Festival
Utah Film Commission gives tips for Utahns

Salt Lake City, UT – All eyes will be on Utah next month as the 36th annual Sundance Film Festival gets underway, and the Utah Film Commission doesn’t want Utahns left out of the experience.

“Some of the best artists in the world come to Utah every January,” said Virginia Pearce, director of the Utah Film Commission. “Sundance offers something for audiences of all ages, and plenty of opportunities for locals to take advantage of what is in our own backyard.”

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Off beat films in Utah

Ghosts at Saltair, dead cats in Goblin Valley, flight delays in the City Library and more strange sights. Off beat movies made in Utah

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``Wind River`` at 2017 Festival de Cannes

“Wind River” starring Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Graham Greene and directed by Taylor Sheridan was selected for the 2017 Festival de Cannes. Several great stories came out after it was shown at the prestigous festival.

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Local Highshchoolers Learn from Pros

Student filmmakers from around the Beehive State participated in the annual Utah High School Film Festival Tuesday, where they also learned from film and television industry professionals.

Students from various schools showcased their work at Salt Lake Community College. Projects were student-created, and ranged from music and lyric videos, to documentaries and other categories.

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Sophie Turner to Star in ``Time Freak``

Sophie Turner earned her acting stripes playing the driven Sansa Stark in the long running HBO hit Game of Thrones. The seventh season of GoT premieres this summer, on July 17, with the new trailer released just last month.

While we look forward to seeing the eldest Stark daughter fight her way back to the life she used to know in GoT, we’re also excited to hear that Turner has other projects in the works. The starlet has her sights set on returning to the big screen — she’s already played Jean Grey in the X-Men franchise — and is set to star in a new sci-fi film, revolving around one of our favorite topics: time travel.

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