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Monday, Nov. 23, 2020
The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) has appointed Kevin “KJ” Jennings as its new president. He replaces Jess Conoplia, who joined AFCI’s leadership team in 2017 and has stepped down from her role as president to pursue other opportunities within the film and TV production...
Thursday, Jun. 18, 2020
The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) and the TIME’S UP Foundation have released Diversity Report 2020: A Study of AFCI Member and Partner Diversity Initiatives. As plans are being developed to restart production during the coronavirus pandemic, the first-of-its-kind global...
Thursday, Apr. 9, 2020
The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) has launched the AFCI Global Production Alert--a resource that provides updated information on COVID-19-related policies and restrictions impacting filming locales worldwide. It can be accessed on AFCI’s website...
Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
The Amazon Studios’ TV series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s iconic fantasy novels “The Lord of the Rings” will shoot in New Zealand. Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months.
The EPs and showrunners on the series are J.D. Payne and...
Friday, Apr. 5, 2019
The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) continues to extend its geographical reach, perhaps most dramatically with the selection of St. Petersburg, Russia, as the host city for this year’s Cineposium conference slated for September 13-16--concurrent with the United Nations...
Sunday, Apr. 9, 2017
By both addition and subtraction, Maryland knows the value of hosting the production of a TV series. For Netflix’s House of Cards, with five seasons under its belt, the state has thus far yielded considerable return on its filming incentives investment according to Jack Gerbes, director...
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016
The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) elected a new chairman and four officers to its board of directors at its annual board meeting hosted by AFCI Member, Film LA.
Kevin Jennings, executive manager of Film Otago Southland (New...
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015
The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) unveiled its board of directors for 2016 at last month’s 39th Cineposium film summit in Barcelona, Spain.
AFCI chairman George David of the Royal Film Commission of Jordan made the...
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Massachusetts film commissioner Lisa Strout received the Arthur M. Loew Jr. Crystal Vision Award earlier this month during the 2014 Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) Cineposium confab in NYC. The honor is bestowed upon an active or former AFCI film commissioner or staff...