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Greater Cleveland Film Commission Announces Leadership Transition

CLEVELAND, OH (July 12, 2021) – The Greater Cleveland Film Commission is pleased to announce that longtime Television and Motion Picture Location Manager Bill Garvey has been named the organization’s new President, effective September 27. During his 26 years in the industry, Garvey has forged relationships with Marvel, Disney, Paramount, Universal, Warner Bros., Netflix, HBO and...

Lost in Sports Episode One: Master of the Gridiron

SOURCE: Lost in Sports | Ben Baskin May 27, 2021 The Cleveland Browns are the most tortured franchise in sports. They have never won a Super Bowl. But in 1986, in the middle of the season, the players on the team filmed a time travel sorcery movie that prophesied they would do just that— it...

InternCLE Episode 064 – Greater Cleveland Film Commission

SOURCE: InternCLE Podcast | Annette Kramer May 14, 2021 | Episode 064 Mike Wendt and Maria Rouzzo joined me this week to talk about the Film industry and the opportunities the Greater Cleveland Film Commission connects its interns to.  I did not know much about the industry itself and this interview opened my eyes to...

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...

Win Your Own Piece of the 93rd Oscars®!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the GCFC Award Season Raffle! This year’s raffle is now over. Watch our Facebook LIVE drawing to see the winners! The Greater Cleveland Film Commission (GCFC) is the only nonprofit dedicated to driving economic development and job creation by cultivating a robust film and television industry in Northeast Ohio. As...

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...