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 [...]


Kansas City Represents at Sundance and Slamdance

In Park City I almost literally ran into the legendary founder of Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford. Lucky for him and especially for me, a bodyguard type gentleman threw a “mom style [...]


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) [...]


Focus Features Gifts Early Screening of “The Danish Girl” to KC Organization

The Danish Girl, a thought-provoking true story of a transgender artist who goes through one of the very first gender reassignment surgeries, is scheduled for wide release in theatres December 25 [...]


Behind-the-Scenes During Royals 2015 Post Season: Installment 2

We’ll never get sick of saying it – the Kansas City Royals are 2015 World Series Champs!  Think about every game you watched on TV, all the highlights, the announcers, the interviews, [...]


Mid States Film Commissions Partnership

News Release, July 8, 2015 Kansas City, MO – Missouri Film Office, Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, Kansas City Film + Media Office, Produce Iowa-State Office of Media Production [...]