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Film in California Conference held at CBS Studio Center; Betsy Beers Honored

The Film in California Conference, presented by the California Film Commission and the Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS), is the largest event exclusively held to promote filming throughout California. This year’s lineup of speakers includes Oscar-Nominated director Ava DuVernay (Selma, 13th, A Wrinkle in Time), as well as ShondaLand’s Betsy Beers, the prolific executive producer of "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy" and "How to Get Away With Murder." Beers will receive the 2017 California Golden Slate Award at the event. The conference attracts over 500 professionals from the film industry, as well as over 40 representatives from film commissions across the state.

The 2017 Conference will feature sessions on various areas of the industry, including an in-depth look at the hit series, “This Is Us” with showrunners and cast members, as well as a timely session in sustainability in filming. This year’s Film in California Conference will take place Saturday, May 20, 2017 at CBS Studio Center in Studio City. For more information on the conference, please visit www.filmcalexpo.com. The event is open to all film, TV, commercial, still photography and new media professionals who work or are interested in working in California.

THE CALIFORNIA FILM COMMISSION AND THE FILM LIAISONS IN CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE PRODUCE THE FILM IN CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE EVERY YEAR TO PROMOTE FILMING RESOURCES AND LOCATIONS IN CALIFORNIA.

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Featured Film Offices
  • Riverside County
    Located in Southern California's Inland Empire, the Riverside County Film Commission represents a wide diversity of locations from deserts to mountains.
    Riverside Film Commission
  • Monterey County
    This sleepy coastal community provides a classic backdrop for many film and television shows.
    Monterey Film Commission
  • Placer County
    With rain and snow levels increasing, Placer County,California can offer unparalleled scenery and local services for any production.
    Placer County Film Office
Reach out to the 41 FLICS film offices to receive support and location services for your next production. Below are all offices, along with contact information. You can also click on the geography link to see offices from that region, or click on ALL OFFICES to see an alphabetical listing.

FLICS MEMBERS
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Antelope Valley
Pauline East, Film Commissioner
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Berkeley Film Commission.
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Barbara Hillman, Film Commissioner
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Beverly Hills Film Office
Benita Miller, Film Liaison
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Calaveras County
Lisa Boulton, Executive Director
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Humboldt-Del Norte
Cassandra Hesseltine, Film Commissioner
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Catalina Island
Jim luttjohann, President & CEO
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El Dorado County
Kathleen Dodge, Executive Director
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Fresno County
Gigi Gibbs, Film Commissioner
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Imperial County
Charla Teeters, Film Commissioner
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Inyo County
Chris Langley, Film Commissioner
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Kern County
David Chavez
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Livermore Valley
Jeanie Haigh, Director
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Long Beach
Tasha Day
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FilmL.A.
Paul Audley
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Madera County/Yosemite
Dave Wolin
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Malibu
Kimberly Collins-Nilsson
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Marin County
Deborah Albre
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Mendocino County
Sharon Davis
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Mono County
Alicia Vennos
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Monterey County
Karen Nordstrand
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Orange County
Janice Arrington
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Pasadena Film Office
Michelle Garrett
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Placer County
Beverly Lewis, Director
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Ridgecrest
Doug Lueck, Film Commissioner
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Riverside County
Bettina Breckenfeld and Stephanie Stethem
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Sacramento County
Lucy Steffens
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San Francisco County
Susannah Robbins
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San Luis Obispo County
Kylee Corliss
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San Mateo County
Marie Ivich
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Santa Barbara County
Geoff Alexander
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Santa Clarita
Evan Thomason
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Santa Cruz County
Christina Glynn
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Shasta County
Sabrina Charlson
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Solano County/Vallejo
Jim Reikowsky
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Sonoma County
Katie Parrish
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South Pasadena
Joan Aguado
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Stanislaus County
Cynthia Birdill
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Tulare County
Eric Coyne
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Tuolumne County
Lisa Mayo
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Ventura County
Bill Bartels
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West Hollywood
Eddie Robinson, Film Liaison
FLICS LEADERSHIP
Cassandra Hesseltine
President

Cassandra Hesseltine is the President of FLICS and Humboldt-DelNorte Film Commissioner.

Geoff Alexander
Vice President

Geoff Alexander is Vice President of FLICS and Santa Barbara Film Commissioner

Alicia Vennos
Secretary

Alicia Vennos is Secretary of FLICS and is Mono County Film Commissioner.

Tasha Day
Treasurer

Tasha Day serves as FLICS Treasurer and is the Long Beach Film Commissioner

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