Film Works for Utah.

The Rural Utah Film Coalition (RUFC) is a coalition of county and municipal officers, economic development directors, tourism professionals, and other representatives of rural Utah.We are united around a shared conviction that film and television production is an important and desirable economic driver that creates meaningful economic activity in our communities.We strongly support policies that build a strong, robust, and enduring film and television industry in the state of Utah.

Latest Developments

100 Years of Utah Film & Television in 2024

Film Day on the Hill - February 7

January 2023 Support Film in 2023

October 2022 Horror Movies are Big Business in Rural Counties

August 2022 Eyes Wide Open

June 2022 RUFC Applauds Increase in Film Productions in
Rural Utah

May 2022 Springtime is a Great Time for Film

March 2022 Message from Rural Utah

June 2021 Letter to the Governor

March 2021 Letter to the Governor

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Beaver County Commission
Box Elder County Commission
Cache County Council
Cache County Economic Development
Carbon County Commission
Daggett County Commission
Duchesne County Commission
Emery County Tourism
Emery County Commission
Garfield County Commission
Grand County Commission
Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission
Grand County Economic Development
Moab City Mayor
Iron County Economic Development
Iron County Tourism
Juab County Commission
Juab County Tourism
Nephi City Mayor
Kane County Commission
Kane County Tourism
Kane County Film Commission
Millard County Commission
Rich County Commission
San Juan County Commission
San Juan County Economic Development
San Juan County Tourism
Sevier County Commission
Summit County Council
Park City Mayor
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Park City Chamber
Tooele County Council
Tooele City Mayor
Uintah County Commission
Washington County Commission
Greater Zion Tourism Bureau
Wayne County Commission
Five County Association of Governments
Heber Valley Tourism


Kelly Stowell and Shawn Milne are the founding co-chairs of the Rural Utah Film Coalition. As two of Utah's leading rural economic development experts, they share a passion for film.

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