Latest AFCI News

AFCI 2014 Board of Directors Call for Nominations

The AFCI is seeking to fill five (5) two-year term and one (1) one-year Board of Directors positions. The AFCI Board of Directors is an active leadership group committed to providing the highest standards of excellence for the Association. Board members must be willing to spend a significant amount of time throughout the year on the continuous development and oversight of the AFCI’s many programs and services.

New Venue and Dates announced for AFCI Locations Show

The AFCI is excited to announce the venue and dates for Locations Show 2014

Nationwide TV ME! Pitch Contest Winners Announced

New Yorker claims grand prize for Made-for-Television Movie treatment

Government’s decision brings Hollywood back to Vilnius

Vilnius may soon witness an influx of world’s most famous film directors and actors. Wednesday, the national government approved an amendment submitted by the Ministry of Finance that provides tax incentives for film production. 

Mississippi Improves Incentive Program

Mississippi has improved its already competitive motion picture incentive program. The new legislation raises the per project rebate limit to $10 million per production and raises the salary cap to include the first $5 million of any individual salary.

AFCI & TheWrap.com Announce TheGrill@Locations Show

Film Commissioners and TheWrap News Join Forces to Present “TheGrill@Locations Show”

Cine Tirol poses Austria’s first “Certified Film Commissioner”

Johannes Köck, head of Cine Tirol Film Commission, is Austria’s first “Certified Film Commissioner”, after graduating from AFCI University in Los Angeles.

2013 AFCI Marketing Award Winner Results Are In!

Awards season isn't over yet...
The results for the highly anticipated Marketing Awards are finally in!

2013 Officers Announced

Five film commissioners representing four countries were named to leadership office at the AFCI’s board meeting on January 15, 2013 in San Francisco:
·      President: George David, Royal Film Commission - Jordan
·      First Vice President: Joan Miller, Vancouver Island North Film Commission
·      Second Vice President: Mikael Svensson, Oresund Film Commission
·      Treasurer: Drew Mayer-Oakes, San Antonio Film Commission
·      Secretary: Jerry Day, Tuolumne County Film Commission

Mississippi Film Office Marks 40th Anniversary

Jackson, Mississippi (January 15, 2013) – On Thursday, January 17, 2013, the Mississippi Film Office will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special birthday cake celebration in the rotunda of the Mississippi State Capitol from 2-4 p.m. Governor Phil Bryant signed a proclamation declaring January 17 as “Mississippi Film Day.”

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