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Kari Crutcher, Film Commissioner of the Ridgecrest Regional Film Commission

Kari Crutcher elected to the Board of Directors of FLICS

Ridgecrest Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB)–  Kari Crutcher, the film commissioner of the Ridgecrest Regional Film Commission, has been elected to join the Board of Directors of the Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS), the esteemed statewide network of film commissions in California.

FLICS serves as a vital advocate and promoter of filming in California, fostering a collaborative environment between local film commissions and the entertainment industry. Their efforts contribute to the continued growth and success of the film and television production sector, benefiting the local economy, job creation, and cultural enrichment.

Kari Crutcher brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role on the Board of Directors. With a distinguished background in film and tourism, Crutcher has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to advancing the interests of filmmakers and enhancing the filming experience in California. Her deep understanding of the industry’s challenges and opportunities will be instrumental in shaping FLICS’ strategic direction.

As a board member, Crutcher will collaborate with other professionals from film commissions across California to attract productions, streamline permitting processes, and facilitate stakeholder cooperation. Her knowledge and vision will be pivotal in shaping policies that support the state’s reputation as a premier filming destination.

“I am honored to have been voted onto the Board of Directors of FLICS,” said Kari Crutcher. “California has an incredible legacy in the film industry, and I am eager to contribute to its ongoing success. I look forward to working with fellow board members to foster growth, advocate for the industry, and showcase California’s diverse and unique filming locations.”

About FLICS:

The Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS) is a statewide network comprising California’s regional film commissions. FLICS serves as a unified voice to promote and facilitate filming in California by providing streamlined resources and support to productions. By collaborating with industry professionals and local communities, FLICS aims to foster economic growth, job creation, and cultural enrichment through the film and television industry. For more information, please visit