What is your film commission’s mission?
The West Virginia Film Office supports commerce by recruiting motion picture, television, and related media productions to select West Virginia locations to conduct business.
What makes your film commission unique?
The West Virginia Film Office provides comprehensive support and guidance to all business prospects, no matter the size of a production. We provide liaison support to all types of productions, from blockbusters to micro-budgets.
What are some perks to filming in your location?
Besides a great film tax credit incentive, West Virginia is renowned for its amazing hospitality. The community and business leaders bend over backwards to accommodate the oddities that come with production activity. Most productions are made to feel like it’s their home, and they want to return again and again – and do!
Are there any projects you would like to promote?
West Virginia has doubled for dozens of countries around the world as well as numerous U.S. states. For proof, check out AMC’s “The American West” (http://www.amc.com/shows/the-american-west), History’s “The World Wars” (http://www.history.com/shows/the-world-wars), and Paramount’s “Super 8” (http://www.paramount.com/movies/super-8), just to name a few.
What marketing materials did you submit to the Creativity Awards?
A – Logo for our “Film Set Essentials Training” workforce initiatives. This logo was designed specifically to promote workforce training workshops sponsored by the West Virginia Film Office. https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/filmsetlogo-85529
B – T-shirts that promote the West Virginia Film Office. These T-shirts are given to West Virginia’s film industry workforce as well as visiting workforce who are filming in West Virginia. They are a hot commodity! https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/wvfo-t-shirt-85529
C – Ballcaps that promote the West Virginia Film Office. These T-shirts are given to West Virginia’s film industry workforce as well as visiting workforce who are filming in West Virginia. Like the T-shirts, they, too, are a hot commodity! https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/twohats1-85529
D – Coffee mugs that promote the West Virginia Film Office. These are you’re ordinary coffee mugs. These are Fiesta mugs made in West Virginia by the renowned Homer Laughlin China Co. https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/mug4-85529
E – Showreel that highlights the versatile and beautiful landscapes available for filming in West Virginia. Even our own residents are surprised to see such diverse locations and productions that have filmed in the state. https://theaudienceawards.com/videocontests/best-video-reel
F – Website landing page that promotes West Virginia’s locations, workforce and business directory, news items, incentives, and more.https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/wvfo-website-screenshot-85529
G – West Virginia Film Office brochure specifically targeting promotion of Film Festivals throughout West Virginia.https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/west-virginia-film-office-film-festivals-brochure-85529_1
H – Full-page print advertisement promoting West Virginia’s diverse locations and incentive program. https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/wvfo-ad-mid-atlantic-prod-dir-85529
I – One of two digital advertisements on industry trade publication promoting West Virginia’s diverse locations and incentive program.https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/west-virginia-film-office-digital-advertisement-horizontal-85529_1
J – Second of two digital advertisements on industry trade publication promoting West Virginia’s diverse locations and incentive program.https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/west-virginia-film-office-digital-advertisement-85529
K – 18-foot wide banner for trade show events promoting West Virginia’s diverse locations and incentive program.https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/west-virginia-film-office-18-foot-wide-banner-85529_1
L – AnytownUSA, WV brochure specifically targeting promotion of small towns in West Virginia that can double for “AnytownUSA.”https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/west-virginia-film-office-anytownusa-wv-brochure-85529
M – Two-sided “incentive rack card,” which provides an overview of the incentives available for filming in West Virginia.https://theaudienceawards.com/creatives/west-virginia-film-office-incentives-overview-85529_1
Anything else you would like the world to know about your film commission?
The staff at the West Virginia Film Office goes above and beyond the call of duty to problem solve and provide assistance to all productions considering West Virginia locations. You won’t want to overlook filming in West Virginia!
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