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STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER FUNDRAISER SCREENING

The Force will be strong with you when you attend the GCFC Fundraiser Screening of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker! Thursday, December 19th, 2019 Movie Starts at 7:00 PM Atlas Cinemas at Shaker Square 13116 Shaker Square Cleveland, OH 44120 DONATE HERE For ticketing or event questions, please contact Development Coordinator Juli Johnson at...

‘Desolation Center’ Screening at the CIA Cinematheque

With support from the GCFC and My Mind’s Eye Records, the Cleveland Cinematheque will show Desolation Center on Saturday, November 16th, and Monday, November 18th! GET TICKETS HERE The previously untold story of a series of Reagan-era guerrilla music and art performance happenings that inspired Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Coachella. With rare performance footage of Sonic Youth, Minuteman,...

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 RESERVE YOUR SEATS 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,...

We Love You 3000 Lolly the Trolley (08/16/19)

As part of the WE LOVE YOU 3000 Tour, the Greater Cleveland Film Commission hosted an exclusive Lolly the Trolley sight-seeing tour that headed back in time and visited past local filming locations from AVENGERS and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER. Director Anthony Russo was on-hand to kick-off the ride with a special introduction, and...

Marvel Studios ‘We love you 3000’ Tour in Cleveland (08/15/19)

Avengers: Endgame Director Anthony Russo visited Marvel Cinematic Universe fans at Cleveland Best Buy Store as part of Marvel Studios ‘We Love You 3000 Tour’!   ABOUT THE ‘WE LOVE YOU 3000’ TOUR: In celebration of the in-home release of Avengers: Endgame, Marvel Studios and directors Anthony and Joe Russo have teamed up to launch the ‘We Love...

‘Them That Follow’ Crew & Extras Screening (08/08/19)

Thank you to all the crew, cast and extras that came to our screening of Them That Follow! During production while in the Youngstown and Salem area in 2017, Them That Follow: Hired over  40 local crew members Required over 60 local extras Engaged with many local vendors and small businesses A special thank you to 1091, Amasia Entertainment...

GCFC Summer Media Mixer (7/30/19)

Thank you to everyone who came out to GCFC President Ivan Schwarz’s last Media Mixer! It was great to see everyone last night come out for the final Media Mixer with Ivan. In addition to regular Mixer announcements and networking, we were able to say a heartfelt thank you to Ivan for all of his...

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...

“American Ninja Warrior” Cleveland Finals Watch Party Was a Huge Success! (08/14/17)

This past Monday, we held our Cleveland Finals Watch Party event for “American Ninja Warrior” and it couldn’t have gone better. We had an amazing turnout at The Corner Alley Downtown, the ninjas in attendance were so gracious with their time, Q104’s Jeremiah and Jeff were amazing emcees for the evening, WKYC Channel 3 was...

Summer Media Mixer (06/13/17)

Well over 200 people attended our Summer Media Mixer last month, one of our best turnouts ever. Special thanks to Ricky Volante for speaking about our local Entertainment Law scene, and Music Box Supper Club for hosting us again at their beautiful venue. These events are part of our workforce development efforts, always working to...

PA Workshop with…Ivan Schwarz?

Our Production Assistant (PA) Workshop did not go as planned. Our special guest Mikki Ziska had her flight canceled not once, but twice, and we feared that we would have to ultimately cancel the event. However, GCFC President Ivan Schwarz stepped in at the last minute to deliver the workshop for 80 people who wanted...

GCFC Co-Hosts Mixer for CIA Spring Show

  On Tuesday, April 25th, in concert with Cleveland Institute of Art’s annual Spring Show, GCFC co-hosted a mixer for animation and interactive media students, faculty, visiting guests from the industry, as well as many local professionals who work in animation and game development. It was a great turnout, and it was really special seeing...