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.
FLICS member offices provide free consulting on production and permitting questions.
If you're looking for that perfect location, FLICS members offer scouting advice free of charge!
Your first call should be to a FLICS member so that they can walk you through the permitting process to provide a smooth experience.
Since FLICS members are experts in various locations, provide us with your creative needs and we'll provide the perfect solution!
Many productions have issues that come up and are unique to the production, so FLICS members are at the ready to help in any way.
Since FLICS members are experts within their specific regions, they can provide suggestions and assistance for whatever you may need for your production.
Cassandra Hesseltine is the President of FLICS and Humboldt-DelNorte Film Commissioner.
Geoff Alexander is Vice President of FLICS and Santa Barbara Film Commissioner
Alicia Vennos is Secretary of FLICS and is Mono County Film Commissioner.
Tasha Day serves as FLICS Treasurer and is the Long Beach Film Commissioner