- Film Works works to combat runaway production. Film Works is a public education campaign about filming in California, working to remind residents how valuable the entertainment industry is to the state, and how filming brings thousands of middle class jobs and significant tax revenue. To take an active role in this this coalition of industry stakeholders from small businesses, local companies, community leaders and other concerned citizens who want to keep California the premier place to make films, television shows and commercials, see www.filmworksca.com
- Association of Film Commissioners International Honors Karen Seppa Nordstrand as Certified Film Commissioner The Association of Film Commissioners International presented Karen Seppa Nordstrand with their highest professional honor of Certified Film Commissioner, during the AFCI Locations Tradeshow at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on March 29. Nordstrand is the director of marketing and film production at the Monterey County Film Commission. MORE
- Congratulations to Mary Ann Leffel on being named the recipient of the Citizen of the Year Award given by the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. She serves as a member of the Monterey County Film
The Monterey County Film Commission was created by the
Monterey County Board of Supervisors in 1987.
The Monterey County Film Commission is a non-profit organization proactively marketing Monterey County as a destination for the motion picture, television, and related industries, for the purpose of stimulating economic development, creating jobs, providing and supporting educational opportunities in these areas.