• New Middletown studio and backlot makes debut with LA horror film production.

    The new “Land of Illusion Studio and Backlot” is an extension of the long established “Land of Illusion” haunted amusement attraction site in Middletown, Ohio. Located off of St. Rt. 4, the 110 acre grounds on Thomas Road is a comprehensive film lot. Local entrepreneurs, Mark Ott (General Manager) and Brett Oakley (Owner), saw the… [Continue Reading]

    New Middletown studio and backlot makes debut with LA horror film production.
  • Submissions Now Being Accepted For FilmDayton 2015 Film Festival

    Submissions for FilmDayton’s 7th. annual fest now open! The FilmDayton Festival launched in 2009 as an all-volunteer labor of love, dedicated to showcasing the great talent connected to the Dayton region. In early years, films were welcomed by invitation only with a focus on locally-connected films and filmmakers including winners from SXSW, Sundance, True/False Festivals.… [Continue Reading]

    Submissions Now Being Accepted For FilmDayton 2015 Film Festival
  • FilmDayton Presents: “Mad Men In Literature” FilmConnections March 31st.

      Andrew Strombeck, Ph.D., associate professor of English at Wright State University The first episode the final season of Mad Men (7.1) opened with Don Draper reading Dante’s “Inferno.” This is very telling, as throughout the 7 seasons of the series, creator Matthew Weiner infuses literature and cultural references of the period, a collision that… [Continue Reading]

    FilmDayton Presents: “Mad Men In Literature” FilmConnections March 31st.
  • PBS Online Film Fest Call For Entries Now Open (March 4)

              ThinkTV16, ThinkTV14 and CET Seeking Independent Films from Local Filmmakers Submitted Films will be Nominated to be Featured in the PBS Online Film Festival   Dayton, OH; March 4, 2015 – Today, Public Media Connect (PMC),ThinkTV16/WPTD, ThinkTV14/WPTO in greater Dayton and CET/WCET in Cincinnati, announced a call for entries for… [Continue Reading]

    PBS Online Film Fest Call For Entries Now Open (March 4)
  • Stage, Screen and Page Seminar April 25, ’15

       One Day Seminar “Story for All: Stage, Screen and Page” April 25, ’15 Antioch Writers’ Workshop is excited to collaborate with two other Dayton area creative arts organizations–FilmDayton and the Ohio Playwrights Circle– to bring this unique opportunity to story-creators of all types–fiction writers (both novel and short story), memoirists, playwrights and screenwriters. Certain… [Continue Reading]

    Stage, Screen and Page Seminar April 25, ’15