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GCFC Partner Spotlight: fire food and drink

Chef Douglas Katz, a native Clevelander and owner of fire food and drink on historic Shaker Square, is an advocate for all things Cleveland and its unique neighborhoods.  For almost 18 years, he has overseen the success of fire food and drink, in addition to serving as the Chef Partner at Provenance at The Cleveland...

Events

Band of Brothers Reunion (11/10/18)

EVENT PHOTOS COMING SOON! Thank You to Our Sponsors Each year, the GCFC holds a benefit called “Behind the Camera” where we invite a special guest(s) in the industry to share their experiences in film or TV. This year we were joined by actors from the Golden Globe® and Emmy® Award winning series Band of Brothers,...

Film News

Ohio’s First Stand-Alone Film School is Now Open!

Ohio’s First Stand-alone Film School is Now Open! “We are primed to be a player in this industry if we choose.” President and CEO Ivan Schwarz spoke passionately yesterday about the potential of the Cleveland film industry, and the importance of the CSU School of Film & Media Arts. The new school had its official...

Jobs/Training

Kids Film It Festival Now Accepting Submissions

Calling all youth film-makers! Submit your movies to a premier event: Kids Film It Festival! Submissions are now open for the 2018-2019 Kids Film It Festival! Deadline for submissions is December 31st, 2018. Festival will be held February 22, 2019 (Oscar Weekend) at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame RULES & DETAILS •  Maximum...

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Tune in to @LIVEONLakeside this morning at 11AM to hear from actor Robin Laing @rain_goblin, actor @JamesMadio, and President Ivan Schwarz talk about our #BehindtheCamera event with #BandofBrothers THIS WEEKEND!

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Greater Cleveland Film Commission pushes Ohio’s media industry to the next level by leading efforts to increase the incentive and provide vital industry infrastructure that will allow the state to attract larger productions.  With these in place, the industry in Ohio will generate thousands more jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars more in economic impact.We involve filmmakers in our community by connecting them with local production crews and creative talent. We also facilitate permits, street closings, police, fire safety and any public or private location logistics.