January 18, 8:30am - 10:00am EST. Hosted at CSU School of Film & Media Arts
part of a series on Surreal
About the speaker
Ivan Schwarz has been the President of the Greater Cleveland Film Commission for over ten years. The Film Commission is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing jobs and economic impact to Northeast Ohio through the growth of a sustainable media production industry. Since passing the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit in 2009, more than 110 productions have shot in Cleveland, including “The Avengers,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Draft Day,” “The Land” and “The Fate of the Furious” and most recently, Matthew McConaughey’s “White Boy Rick” and Helen Hunt’s “I See You”.
Ivan has over 30 years of experience in the film and television industries, working predominantly as a location manager and producer. His work includes “Wild At Heart,” “My Name Is Earl,“ “Entourage,” “The Comeback,” “From the Earth to the Moon” and Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg’s “Band of Brothers,” for which Ivan won a Golden Globe.
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