The Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media (COFTM), a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade (OEDIT), is excited to announce the opening of the Chaffee County Regional Film Office. The commission, led by Emmy Award Winning Filmmaker Julie Speer Jackson, will work to develop the local media ecosystem by offering opportunities for professional development through networking events, workshops, and crew and vendor databases specific to the community.
“Regional film commissions provide a boots-on-the-ground approach to facilitating film and media development in communities across Colorado, increasing opportunities for production and career development. They also support the development of a statewide film industry that reflects the unique characteristics of each region. We look forward to working with Julie Speer Jackson and the Chaffee County Regional Film Office,” said Film Commissioner Donald Zuckerman.
Regional Film Liaisons share expertise with regional content creators, filmmakers and media professionals through networking events, workshops and crew and vendor databases specific to the community in order to help attract productions. These volunteer regional partners also market the diversity of Colorado’s regions and help identify local support services for the film industry.
“Chaffee County has many beautiful locations waiting to be filmed. The community and creative workforce are eager to bring more productions to the county and I'm excited to help facilitate these efforts. We'll also be convening local creatives several times a year to conceive, develop, fund and distribute unique Chaffee County content,” said Regional Film Liaison Julie Speer Jackson.
The Chaffee County Film Commission launched in May and will help filmmakers navigate permitting, identify locations, connect with crew and support services. More information about the office can be found at chaffeecountyfilm.com.