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JULY 2019: FIVE NEW PRODUCTIONS APPROVED TO FILM IN UTAH

SALT LAKE CITY (July 11, 2019) – Utah Film Commission today announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approval of five new projects for state film incentives, generating an estimated economic impact of approximately $9.3 million and creating over 300 local jobs.

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JUNE 2019: FOUR NEW PRODUCTIONS APPROVED TO FILM IN UTAH

SALT LAKE CITY (June 12, 2019) – Utah Film Commission today announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approval of four new projects for state film incentives, generating an estimated economic impact of $32.7 million and creating over 860 local jobs.

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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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IN THE NEWS
Kevin Costner wields power to protect his family's dynasty in 'Yellowstone'

The notion of “Yellowstone,” the Paramount Network drama starring Costner as the patriarch of a Montana ranching clan, might evoke something like “Dynasty” with prettier scenery: Wealthy families holding on to their empire against other wealthy families.

Los Angeles Times
BYUtv's 'Dwight in Shining Armor' gets international distribution deal with Paramount

SALT LAKE CITY — It’s a modern-day fairytale with a twist, and now it’s heading to an even bigger audience. BYUtv and Paramount Worldwide Television Licensing and Distribution announced on Wednesday that Paramount has acquired the international rights for BYUtv’s new scripted series “Dwight in Shining Armor.”

Deseret News
Paramount will syndicate BYUtv's 'Dwight in Shining Armor' around the world

BYUtv’s “Dwight in Shining Armor” is going international — and Paramount is taking it there. The Provo-based television channel’s series will be distributed outside the United States by Paramount Worldwide Television Licensing and Distribution.

The Salt Lake Tribune
Hollywood in Weber County?

OGDEN — A little bit of Hollywood could be coming to Weber County. A team of investors, including a developer behind a Park City film studio, is pursuing creation of a studio, film school and rodeo arena on a 90-acre parcel in western Weber County.

Standard-Examiner
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