Press Releases

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 8th ANNUAL LMGI AWARDS – Netflix’s “Ratched” filmed in Monterey County included

LMGI Virtual Awards Ceremony “Celebrate the Where” Set for October 23, 2021 LOS ANGELES, August 20, 2021 – Nominees for the 8th Annual Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards were announced today by LMGI President John Rakich/LMGI.  The awards honor the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals in film, television and commercials from […]

MCFC Board of Directors elects new Board Member, Board Officers

The Monterey County Film Commission board of directors has elected Tanya Olson to its board of directors for a three-year term, and voted in new board officers for the next year. The officers are Gary Bolen, president; Julia Avery-Rudey, vice president, Sandi Austin, secretary; Jeff Clark, treasurer, and Garland Thompson as president emeritus. Olson is […]

MCFC Selects Eliette Singleton as $2,000 Film Student Scholarship Winner

The Monterey County Film Commission announced that Eliette Singleton, a Cinematic Arts and Technology major at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), was named the 2021 winner of the $2,000 scholarship in the Monterey County Film Commission’s Director Emeritus Richard Tyler Film Student Scholarship Award Program.  She is originally from Playa del Rey. A $500 […]