Identifying and Avoiding Check-Cashing Scams

  Over the last year, we have had dozens and dozens of reports from the Kansas City crew base that they are dealing with scammers. There is a wide-spread check-cashing scam targeting people [...]


October Spotlight: Michele Fatturi

MEET MICHELE FATTURI I have just returned from Brazil where I worked as Broadcast Venue Manager during both Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Each month we talk with an influential [...]


Remembering Rick Cowan

This special edition of KC Film Spotlight brings members of the Kansas City film industry together to honor our friend Rick Cowan, a pillar in our industry, who passed away suddenly August 8, [...]


July Spotlight: AMERICAN HONEY

AMERICAN HONEY Filmed in KC If you didn't know the 2016 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize winning film AMERICAN HONEY filmed in Kansas City last year, don't worry. The reason you didn't know is [...]


June Spotlight: Scott Jolley

Each  month we connect with an influential professional in the industry. This month our Spotlight is on Scott Jolley – DP/videographer, jib commander, Steadicam operator, UVA pilot and [...]


April Spotlight: Misti Boland | Red Bird

Each  month we connect with an influential professional in the industry. This month our Spotlight is on Misti Boland – screenwriter, director, producer, production designer, art director. [...]


Why a Local Film Incentive for Kansas City?

While at the at the AFCI Locations Trade Show in Los Angeles representing Kansas City and the state of Missouri, a screenwriter, let’s call him “Steve,” engaged us in a [...]


January Spotlight: Melissa Willis – Producer/Production Manager

Kansas City production professional Melissa Willis has been working for over 22 years in the business. She is our CREW SPOTLIGHT.



One of our favorite locations to film at was the “Italian Villa” which was an amazing home located only about 15 minutes south of downtown…we could not have asked for a better place to [...]


A Tale of Two TV Pilots

Funny People Descend on Kansas City Kansas City was the location for two comedy television pilots – Comedy Central’s Travel Fun Show with Al Madrigal and Jak Knight (working title) [...]