“Hollywood in Your Backyard” event August 24 brings together film industry locals

(Monterey, Calif. – Aug. 18, 2023) — The Monterey County Film Commission is bringing back its popular “Hollywood in Your Backyard” film industry networking mixer on Thursday, Aug. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Links Club in Carmel Plaza. (Ocean Ave. and Mission St., Suite 101, Carmel-by-the-Sea).

The event gathers together the crew and businesses that can benefit from film production in the area, and offers a chance to meet film industry professionals plus learn more about Monterey County Film Commission’s role in bringing economic impact throughout Monterey County and the ways the film commission helps market local resources to film productions coming on-location.

Tickets are $10 and can be ordered at https://mbwlink.me/UNhB6g

Light bites and a glass of wine are included. Event sponsors include the Links Club, Eden Rift, and Exclusive Home Management.

“It will be a fun opportunity to discover who’s who in the local film scene, and let filmmakers and crew get to know each other,” said Paula Joy MacNab, president of the Monterey County Film Commission’s Board of Directors. “We plan to help better connect people and grow the list of resources available for production companies coming here.”

Established by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors in 1987, the film commission attracts and facilitates film productions for economic development. More than $132 million in economic impact has come into Monterey County communities from on-location film productions since it began.

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