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Life on Set with COVID-19

Earlier this year, COVID-19 completely changed every aspect of the ways we interact with others. In an industry like film, being in close proximity to each other is in the very nature of the work we do. While health departments, film commissions, studios, guilds, and...

Next Level Round 5 Recipients

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Photo by Chad Kirkland from Caitlin Burris' Next Level Project, ''Keepsake'. Congratulations to the recipients of Round 5 of our Next Level Grant Program! Read more about the program here. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Next Level Grant Program provides funding for local directors and producers that are currently working on a...

COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols for the Utah Film Industry

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As of June 12, 2020, Utah has moved from a state of "Stabilization" to a state of "Recovery" as part of the Utah Leads Together Plan. While Salt Lake City is still in the Orange (Moderate-risk) phase, there are other counties that are in the...

Guideline to Green Production

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Happy Earth Day! This year, we've put together a guideline to going green on your next production. Check out the resources below. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]  What is Green Production? Green Production is a specific business strategy that practices sustainability on set. Sustainable practices support ecological, human and economic health,...

Virtual Entertainment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]During this time of social distancing and staying at home, we've compiled a list of educational and entertainment experiences for you to enjoy. We will continue to update as more experiences become available.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]  Educational Experiences Utah Film Center Workshops SpyHop Programs Sundance Co//ab Entertainment Experiences DOCUTAH Unique...

Next Level Round 4 Recipients

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Photo by Caty Gainer from Connor Rickman's Next Level Project, 'The Whole Lot'. Congratulations to the recipients of Round 4 of our Next Level Grant Program! Read more about the program here.   [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Next Level Grant Program provides funding for local directors and producers that are currently working...

Utah Film Industry COVID-19 Workforce Resources

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Utah Film Commission is here to support our local film industry. We are monitoring the rapidly evolving situation around COVID-19 and our focus is on the health and safety of our communities.  We know that there will be an economic impact on the Utah Film...

Film Day on the Hill 2020

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thank you to everyone who came to the first advocacy-focused Film Day on the Hill 2020! The Utah Film Commission and the Motion Picture Association of Utah appreciate all members of the local film community who make it what it is today.  Our goal is to...

2019 Film Anniversaries featuring Utah

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cover photos by Andrea David, @filmtourismus Utah has been home to some of the most beloved and iconic films over the last 80 years. Discover those films that celebrated milestone anniversaries in 2019! 5 Year Anniversary (2014): The Giver This year we had the 5th anniversary of the release...

Utah’s Most Well-Known Role as Anytown, USA

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It's the most wonderful time of the year! Specifically, if you're a big fan of Holiday made-for-TV films. Did you know that Utah plays a significant role in many of these films? From 25th Street in Ogden to Main Street in Bountiful and downtown Salt...

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