Press Releases

MCFC elects Brad Barbeau to Board of Directors

The nonprofit Monterey County Film Commission’s board of directors has elected Brad Barbeau to serve a three-year term as board director. Barbeau, a 22-year Salinas resident, is Professor of Entrepreneurship at California State University Monterey Bay’s College of Business.  He is also executive director of the CSUMB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development (iiED).  As […]

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 […]