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Dave Wolin Presents Madera County To California Film Commission

Madera County Film Commissioner Dave Wolin displayed the benefits of filming in Madera County and the Southern Yosemite region to the film industry during the quarterly meeting of the California Film Commission in Los Angeles last week. Using a powerpoint presentation, Commissioner Wolin showed some of the history of Madera County filming, from the “Great Outdoors”, filmed at Bass Lake, to the more recent documentaries such as “Man vs Wild”, “Real Housewives of Orange County” and Oprah Winfrey’s visit to Yosemite.

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Madera County Film Commissioner Dave Wolin displayed the benefits of filming in Madera County and the Southern Yosemite region to the film industry during the quarterly meeting of the California Film Commission in Los Angeles last week. Using a powerpoint presentation, Commissioner Wolin showed some of the history of Madera County filming, from the “Great Outdoors”, filmed at Bass Lake, to the more recent documentaries such as “Man vs Wild”, “Real Housewives of Orange County” and Oprah Winfrey’s visit to Yosemite.

FilmcommisionpicThe Yosemite / Madera County Film Commission, established by Madera County in 1998, is funded by a grant from the Chukchansi tribe, and is tasked with bringing new and repeat film, advertising and photography business into Madera County and the area.

To accomplish this, they aggressively develop, market and disseminate information to the film and advertising industry and coordinate local activities in Madera County. In 2011, the film commission managed over more than 60 film and advertising projects, documentaries and still photo shoots in Madera County and Yosemite National Park.

For more information, visit the film commission website, www.filmmadera.com or contact film commissioner Dave Wolin at 559.760.1143.


Photo– Amy Lemisch – California Film Commission Director, Dave Wolin (center) and Keith Weaver– California Film Commission Chairman and Vice President; Sony Pictures

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