Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 – 1:34 PM
Longtime Beverly Hills resident, and Co-Founder /Executive Producer of award-winning Harvest Films in Santa Monica, Bonnie Goldfarb has been appointed to the California Film Commission (CFC) by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Goldfarb has been a strong advocate for keeping production in California; and has been active in identifying efficiencies those productions can take that promote recycling, carbon neutralization and overall waste reduction.
She is a longtime member of the Director’s Guild of America and brings decades of production experience to the commission.
“I look forward to working with the board to further the amazing opportunities the commission has created and continues to create in our state,” says Goldfarb. “California is truly experiencing a renaissance and we will continue to tap into the innovative businesses and creative talent here which make up our industry.”
The CFC works to enhance California’s status as the leader in motion picture, television and commercial production. A one-stop office for filmmakers, the organization supports productions of all sizes and budgets with location assistance and its extensive digital location library, free online permitting, low cost use of state properties as shooting locations and production assistance.
The CFC also administers the state’s Film & Television Tax Credit Program and serves as primary liaison between productions and all levels of government to eliminate barriers to filming.
The commission is one of several economic development departments within the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development whose aim is to attract, retain and expand business opportunities in California.