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Reality TV producer Megan McGuinness has been re-appointed to the California Film Commission where she has served since 2012, it was announced Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
McGuinness, 42, has recently been an executive producer on the WE tv show Mary Mary; senior story producer and supervising producer on Tori & Deal: Inn Love (2009-2012) for Oxygen network; supervising producer of Party Monsters: Cabo; and supervising producer of Rupaul’s Drag Race Untucked for the Logo network.
She has also been executive producer for Stiletto Television, co-executive producer for World Of Wonder Productions, producer for Duly Noted Films and membership coordinator for the International Documentary Association. The appointment by the governor does not require any confirmation by the state Senate, and there is no compensation.
There are 21 members of the California Film Commission advisory board. The board meets quarterly and helps advise on the direction of the state agency. The governor appoints 13 members: four are appointed by the state Senate, and four by the state Assembly. There are still five vacancies on the advisory board, which has 16 members presently.
Among other things, the commission promotes filmmaking in the state, handles online permits for filming on state property, runs a location database and administers the annual allocation of $100 million in financial incentives provided by the state to retain and attract movie and TV productions.
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