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Ashley Stinnett and Justin Williams discuss Film Futures Foundation


Justin Williams and Ashley Stinnett are the founders of the Film Futures Foundation, a nonprofit connecting the movie industry to Appalachia.

Their work provides access to filmmaking resources, education, and opportunities, fostering a vibrant and inclusive film community in an underserved region.

With the reestablishment of the West Virginia Film Tax Credit in 2022, the Mountain State is one of the most competitive states in the country for funding jobs. The state has already seen over 80 inquiries and has several projects being filmed.

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