West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

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West Virginia Film Office

The West Virginia Film Office (WVFO) is a section of the West Virginia Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, and is a member of the Association of Film Commissioners International (www.afci.org). The WVFO provides support for motion pictures, television programs, commercials, music videos, and other productions that occur in West Virginia. The WVFO connects its clients (such as, studios, producers, production companies, advertising agencies, etc.) with West Virginia's workforce and vendors; provides complimentary scouting of locations and coordination of client itineraries; assists in securing site access and filming permits; assists with mapping, research, and logistical and technical support; acts as a liaison between its clients and governmental agencies, economic development/tourism/community leaders, and private residential and business property owners; and provides media and additional support as needed. The WVFO publishes an annual Production Services Directory (PSD), which is an essential resource for anyone mounting production projects in West Virginia, and publishes an E-mail Blast newsletter, which keeps readers informed about production activity in the state, among other topics. The WVFO also maintains a Digital Locations Library, which allows hundreds of West Virginia locations to be searched and viewed over the Internet by producers, directors, location scouts, and others searching for the perfect location for their productions. The content provided on the WVFO website is designed to assist production teams before, during, and even after a visit to West Virginia. The information is also designed for the enjoyment of visitors who have a general interest in the motion picture and television industries. Visitors may also want to click on the link for the West Virginia Division of Tourism – www.callwva.com – which provides generous amounts of information on visiting West Virginia.

Contact Information

Address
90 MacCorkle AVE SW
South Charleston, WV 25303
Phone: (304) 558-2200
Fax: (304) 558-1662
http://www.wvfilm.com

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