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Cleveland On Film

SOURCE: Encyclopedia of Cleveland History, Case Western Reserve University | Pietro Shakarian, The Ohio State University CLEVELAND ON FILM. Films have been set and shot in Cleveland since the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The rise of Cleveland’s status as a major American city coincided with the rise of motion pictures as a major entertainment...

Black History Month: 10 Recent Must-See Movies (& Where To Stream Them)

Black History Month takes place in February and those wanting recommendations for movies will be glad to know these 10 are streaming now. Source: ScreenRant | Megan Summers January 20, 2021 Every February, multiple countries around the world celebrate Black voices and experiences by observing Black History Month. Designed to highlight important people, events, and milestones related to...

CLEVELAND NAMED TO MOVIEMAKER’S 2021 BEST PLACES TO LIVE AND WORK AS A MOVIEMAKER

CLEVELAND, Ohio – January 26, 2021 The Greater Cleveland Film Commission is proud to announce that Cleveland has been named one of MovieMaker’s Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker in 2021, ranking 14th out of 25 cities. MovieMaker determined the winners using surveys, research on tax incentives and recent productions, and personal visits to...

Support Cleveland Film in 2021 with Your Year-End Gift

2020 has been the year of the pivot. This time last year, we didn’t know how challenging 2020 was going to be, but with YOUR generosity, we were able to pivot all of our advocacy, attraction and workforce development efforts online! Thanks to YOUR support throughout the year, we hosted: 6 Cleveland Film-Themed Netflix Parties...

Limited Edition ‘Guardian of Film’ Fundraiser

The ‘Guardian of Film’ Fundraiser is now closed. Thanks to everyone who purchased a t-shirt, hoodie or hat! The Greater Cleveland Film Commission (GCFC) is the only 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to driving economic development and job creation by cultivating a robust film and television industry in Northeast Ohio. Since 2009, media projects in Ohio have generated...

Support Film In Cleveland with AmazonSmile

You can use AmazonSmile every day of the year and support Cleveland Film when you shop! Shop at Smile.Amazon.com or in the Amazon Shopping App on iOS and Android. GET STARTED IN THE APP: Join AmazonSmile – If you are not already an AmazonSmile member, sign up on your web browser. Simply select the Greater Cleveland Film...

What to Watch: Films on Race in America

Movies take us outside ourselves, transport us, open our eyes and minds, and invite us to empathize with others. Through the medium of film, artists, newsmakers, historians and storytellers have been working to shine a light on race in America for decades. In the wake of worldwide protests following the death of George Floyd, studios...

Storytelling as a Vehicle for Social Change

Source: Winston Baker A film, song, speech, or novel can rouse emotions and spark change. Storytelling gives voice to the politically or socially disenfranchised. Art plays a vital role in teaching us about our past, defining our present and creating a better future.  So how can content creators, influencers and thought leaders utilize storytelling to...

We Are Here For You – GCFC Film Community Resource Guide

The GCFC is open for business, and we are here for you! At the Greater Cleveland Film Commission (GCFC), we value the health and safety of our community. While we practice social distancing safely at home, rest assured that it is business as usual for the GCFC during this uncertain time. Working remotely, our staff continues...

Support Cleveland Film on May 5th

  The Greater Cleveland Film Commission’s (GCFC) work to bring jobs and economic impact to our community is more important than ever. On #GivingTuesdayNow, your gift to the GCFC Sustainability Fund enables GCFC’s vital job training programs to continue through this crisis, and help Cleveland’s workforce thrive into the future. We are grateful for your kindness!...