Community

We’re here to assist film productions on-location, but also serve as a resource for local residents. Our nonprofit Monterey County Film Commission provides educational programs, an annual Film Student Scholarship Program, special networking mixers and events, and eNewletters to keep you connected with film activities here. You can play a supporting role in keeping the “lights, cameras, and economic action” here in Monterey County.

Latest news from Monterey County Film Commission

Latest News

Stay updated on the latest local and film industry news. From production alerts to film commission events, activities and casting call opportunities, check in here.

Local events in Monterey County

Upcoming Events

Here you’ll find news and links to local screenings, film festivals and premieres, and film industry meetups that you’ll want to attend.

Donate to the Monterey County Film Commission

Donate Now

“Lights, camera and economic action” starts with you! Please lend your financial assistance in support of Monterey County Film Commission’s projects including film production outreach, promotion of local film resources, and film student scholarships.

Reel Friends membership at Monterey County Film Commission

Reel Friends

Join us as a member of “Reel Friends of the Film Commission,” our support organization. You’ll be among the first to get news about the local film business, Reel Friends filmmaker mixers, fundraising events, and more.

Film Student Scholarship

The film commission’s Director Emeritus Richard Tyler Film Student Scholarship Award Program plays a much-needed role in fostering the next generation of film professionals coming from Monterey County. Check in here for applications, and see past and present winners of this prestigious award.