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GCFC Member Spotlight: Carol Maple Oppenheim

It’s fitting that long-time supporter turned GCFC Member, and retired local crew member, Carol Maple Oppenheim is featured in this month’s spotlight; she first got her start in the Cleveland film scene in August 2011 when she was cast as a German pedestrian extra in The Avengers!  “Before The Avengers, working in the film business had never...

Your house could be in a movie!

Your house could be featured in the next Cleveland blockbuster! We are adding more homes to our Locations Database, and want to add yours!  We need houses that are big, small, old, new, lakefront, in the woods, you name it.  The more variety we have in our database, the more options we can provide to...

GCFC Member Spotlight: Jon Wagner

GCFC Member and event supporter Jon Wagner is a lifelong Clevelander who is excited about all of the great things happening to revitalize the city. A large part of that revitalization is the work that the Greater Cleveland Film Commission is doing to increase media production and create jobs not only in Cleveland, but in...

That’s a Wrap: ‘The Last Summer’

We want to say a huge thank you to the cast and crew of the The Last Summer, which recently wrapped production!! Movie’s like this help keep the spotlight on Northeast Ohio’s media production industry, providing jobs for our local professionals and generating economic impact. Hear what the crew had to say about the Greater Cleveland Film Commission...

That’s a Wrap: ‘Native Son’ & ‘I See You’

We want to say thank you to the cast and crews from Native Son and I See You, which have both wrapped production. Both productions helped keep the spotlight on Northeast Ohio’s media production industry, providing jobs for our local professionals and generating economic impact. Check out these photos from Native Son‘s Wrap Party!

GCFC Member Spotlight: Vanessa Capella

GCFC Member, volunteer, and local crew member Vanessa Capella may not have been born in Cleveland, but she is still just as proud to call this city home, and is passionate about helping the Greater Cleveland Film Commission create jobs. “When I arrived in Cleveland three years ago, I started researching the local media industry...

Show support for increasing the film tax incentive

Ohio House Bill 525 would create jobs for Northeast Ohio, and your representatives need to know you support it! Contact your State Representatives HERE House Bill 525 would increase the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit from $40 million to $100 million, allowing for the creation of many more new jobs for the state, but more...

GCFC Member Spotlight: Johnny Wu

GCFC Member, and local filmmaker, Johnny Wu will premiere his film Innerself on Saturday, May 12th at 8:00 pm at Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7! Johnny has been involved in the Cleveland film community since 1998 (the same year the GCFC was founded). He has seen it grow firsthand, and sees Cleveland as a real hub for...

‘I See You’ – Film in CLE, Summer 2018

We are so excited to have I See You filming in Cleveland this summer! I See You is a thriller directed by Adam Randall (Netflix’s iBoy) and written by Devon Graye. The film will star Helen Hunt (Twister) as the wife of a lead investigator in a child abduction case which has brought a spotlight onto a case from the...

‘The Last Summer’ – Film in CLE, 2018

We are so excited to have The Last Summer filming in Cleveland this summer! The Last Summer is a romantic comedy starring K.J. Apa (Riverdale), Maia Mitchell (The Fosters), and Jacob Latimore (The Maze Runner). The film follows a group of friends as they spend their ‘last summer’ together before college as they get ready to take control of their...