San Diego County will create regional film office to boost economy, support artists
San Diego County will establish a regional film office intended to create new job opportunities and support San Diego film and arts.
The Board of Supervisors, during their Tuesday regular meeting, voted unanimously in favor of the San Diego Regional Film Office, proposed by Chairman Nathan Fletcher.
In a statement afterward, Fletcher said the office “will help bring an infusion of new dollars into our local economy.”
“The office will market our region to filmmakers and studios, and help to generate good-paying jobs as camera operators, stage-hands, lighting technicians and set builders,” Fletcher said.
“Bringing more films to San Diego will support local restaurants, hotels, catering companies. It will also help to expand the influence of our local arts community.”
Fletcher unveiled the proposal during a Monday event at the Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero in San Diego.