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Finalists Announced for 23rd Annual California On Location
California On Location Awards December 17, 2017 Will Honor Location Professionals Amid Resurgence in Statewide Production
Los Angeles, CA – (November 8, 2017) – Finalists for the 23rd Annual California On Location Awards were announced today by the show’s presenting organization, the Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS), the professional network of 41 film offices that promote and facilitate filming throughout the state. The California On Location Awards are proudly sponsored by The Beverly Hilton, Morongo Casino, Netflix, Pacific Production Services, Teamsters Local 399 and many others.
Some of the most ardent warriors in California’s fight against runaway production will be among the honorees at the 23rd Annual California On Location Awards, which will be presented Sunday, December 17 at The Beverly Hilton’s famed International Ballroom.
The California On Location Awards recognize location managers, public employees and other film professionals who help expedite and guide on-location production across the Golden State. The 2017 awards will be take place amid a spirit of growing optimism, as results from California’s expanded Film & Television Tax Credit Program 2.0 show promise in reaffirming California’s status as the world’s film production capital.
More than 600 guests will attend this year’s invitation-only awards ceremony. The California On Location Awards have grown to become the largest awards program and entertainment industry event focused on recognizing the work of California location professionals.
The 2017 California On Location Awards finalists were selected from nearly 150 film, television and commercial nomination submissions. Finalists and winners are determined via vote by members of FLICS, past California On Location Awards winners and a steering committee of Teamsters Local 399 members. Award categories range from Studio and Independent Feature Films to TV Series, Commercials, Reality and Music Videos. Awards are also presented in multiple Public Employee of the Year categories.
The 23rd Annual California On Location Awards will be streamed live at www.californiaonlocationawards.com on Sunday, December 17th, 2017 starting at 3pm PST. The 23rd Annual California On Location Awards is produced by Wirefire Studios. Rajan Shandil is the executive producer and director.
Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS) is a 501(c) 6 nonprofit corporation founded in 1988 to heighten the level of professionalism and visibility of 41 regional film commissions/film offices across the Golden State. FLICS commissions/offices benefit from the organization’s development of quality standards, guidelines, education and marketing resources. Through its members, FLICS also provides the film, television and commercial production community with a range of location support services. The organization’s two signature events – California On Location Awards and the annual Film in California Conference -- facilitate, celebrate and honor California-based production activity and job creation.