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Film Café Monthly Talks at the Music Box Supper Club

Learn about Filmmaking from the Pros! Free Admission – No Cover Charge Music Box Supper Club 1148 Main Ave. Cleveland, OH 44113 Reservations Encouraged The film industry here in Northeast Ohio has become one of the hottest growth industries for the region. The Music Box is proud to partner with the Cleveland Film Commission, and...

Cleveland Sunset Cinema Series

A 10-week outdoor film series presented by the Greater Cleveland Film Commission & Forward Hospitality Group. This new weekly event will take place at FWD Day + Nightclub overlooking the water in the heart of the Flats East Bank. Their dog-friendly venue will feature a variety of cinema favorites every Thursday starting June 6th at...

Save Ohio Film Jobs Media Mixer (05/14/19)

#SaveOhioFilmJobs Media Mixer In light of the recent proposal by the Ohio House to eliminate the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit, we hosted an emergency Media Mixer at the Music Box Supper Club. We had an excellent turnout, almost 250 people, and it was great to connect with all the local professionals at once to...

Screening of ‘The Last Summer’ (5/1/19)

Thank you to everyone who came out to our special early screening of The Last Summer! The Last Summer is now streaming on Netflix. During its time in Northeast Ohio, The Last Summer: Created over 200 jobs Required over 500 local extras Engaged with over 175 local businesses Booked over 2,000 local hotel room nights $0 went...

Spring Media Mixer at Music Box Supper Club (03/12/19)

Thank you to everyone who came out to the first Media Mixer of 2019! We had over 200 local film professionals join us in the Rusty Anchor at the Music Box Supper Club on Tuesday night, one of the largest attended Media Mixers to date. During this free networking event, GCFC President Ivan Schwarz gave...

Cleveland Stories Dinner Parties with Ivan Schwarz (1/30/19)

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Cleveland History Center Cleveland Stories Dinner Party with GCFC President Ivan Schwarz at Music Box Supper Club! Ivan talked about where he grew up, how he got his start in the industry, and what brought him to Cleveland twelve years ago (he kept emphasizing what a...

GCFC Fall Media Mixer (12/19/18)

Thanks for coming to the last GCFC Media Mixer of 2018! It has been quite a full year for us at the GCFC and for the Cleveland Film Industry. Over 18 productions filmed in Northeast Ohio this year, including the Sundance Film Festival Selection Native Son, Helen Hunt’s I See You, Anhedonia, HBO’s Hard Knocks, Netflix’s The Last Summer...

Band of Brothers Reunion (11/10/18)

See all our event photos on our Flickr Page! See all our event videos on our YouTube Channel! Thank You to Our Generous 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...

GCFC Summer Media Mixer (8/29/18)

Thanks for coming to the GCFC Summer Media Mixer! After a busy summer, it was great to see everyone and share the updates on more projects coming to film in Northeast Ohio this fall. Currently scheduled for production is the film All the Bright Places and the series pilot for College.

‘Animal House’ 40th Anniversary Benefit (7/14/18)

  Thank you for making our Animal House 40th Anniversary Benefit ‘a little bit louder now’ for the Greater Cleveland Film Commission on Saturday night! We are so grateful to our event sponsors, our Pledge co-chairs Pam Blossom, Brent Buckley and Char Glatley, our amazing GCFC volunteers and all who attended the Greatest Toga Party EVER!...

Silverspot Cinema VIP Grand Opening Reception (6/22/18)

Thank you to everyone who came out to the VIP Grand Opening Reception of the new Silverspot Cinema! 100% of the nights proceeds were donated to the GCFC to help us continue to fulfill our mission of increasing media production and creating jobs in Northeast Ohio. Visit www.silverspot.net to learn more about this new state-of-the-art...

Russo Brothers Brunch (05/06/18)

Everyone that came to our “Avengers: Infinity War” private screening fundraiser had the chance to win brunch with The Russo Brothers (directors of the film AND Cleveland natives). Congratulations to our winners! When you attend events, or become a member of the GCFC, you can have the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime opportunities like this that...

GCFC Spring Media Mixer (05/02/18)

Thanks to everyone who attended the GCFC Spring Media Mixer was at Boss Dog Brewing Company! About 150 local professionals came to network, find out what projects are currently filming in Cleveland, and heard about the latest updates for House Bill 525, which would increase the Ohio Film Tax Credit from $40 million to $100 million,...

“Avengers: Infinity War” Private Screening Fundraiser (4/26/18)

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out to our Private Screening Fundraiser, and thank you to our amazing volunteers and interns who helped make this night possible! Congratulations to the winners of our Brunch with the Russo Brothers raffle!

Behind the Camera: “Inside Ivan’s Studio” Edition with Jamie Babbit & David Wain (3/2/18)

We were honored to host Cleveland natives and director/producers Jamie Babbit & David Wain as our special guests for Behind the Camera  last Friday! The night was full of laughter, stories of growing up in Ohio, and an overall theme of following your passion, no matter what obstacles you may face. Thank you to Jamie...

“Black Panther” Fundraiser Screening (2/15/18)

Thank you to our “Black Panther” screening sponsor Cognizant for making our event possible, and thank you to all the Cleveland “Black Panther” fans who came out to support #FilmInCLE by donating for our event! See WKYC Channel 3’s coverage of our event HERE

GCFC Winter Media Mixer (1/31/18)

Thanks to the over 175 local professionals who made this quarter’s Media Mixer at McNulty’s Bier Markt in Ohio City a success! GCFC Media Mixers are FREE networking events hosted by GCFC for people who currently work in the media production industry, or those interested in working in the industry! Attendees are encouraged to network, and...