L.A. gov’t film pair head East

Pushing their mandate to keep the cameras rolling in sunny L.A., the city and county film offices will jointly attend the ShowBiz Expo East in Gotham this week to try and drum up some business.

Showing approach

Cody Cluff, chief of the Mayor’s Office of Entertainment Industry Affairs, said he would travel to Gotham with Stephanie Liner, director of the County Film Office, to show off their new coordinated approach to production issues in Los Angeles.

“We can no longer sit back and watch the entertainment industry leave Los Angeles,” Cluff said in a statement.

“We would like to extend our efforts to other states and countries and enable Los Angeles to be competitive on an international level for production activities.”

Cluff said he hoped the New York jaunt would attract a new crowd of filmmakers back to L.A.

“People want to film in L.A. and we’re going to show them just how easy it is ,” he said.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading