Vermont is known for its quaint scenery, woodsy landscapes, postcard-quality seasons and covered bridges. This vibrant and natural backdrop has graced the screen on some of Hollywood‘s biggest productions including Hitchcock‘s ‘The Trouble With Harry’, comedic masterpiece ‘Me, Myself & Irene’ and several others. Unfortunately for films-to-be-made, this may be the beginning of the end for the Vermont Film Commission.
Budget cuts in an uncertain economy could be the nail in the coffin for this modest little sub-sector of local Vermont government. The film office could have as little as one year left if a miracle isn’t produced. Damn this economy!
Read the full article by John Curran (AP) here.