Mission Statement

The Utah Filmmakers Association (UFA)—a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, licensed by the Utah Department of Commerce Division of Consumer Protection—engages aspiring filmmakers to learn and embrace industry standards, to understand the requisite business aspects of the craft, and to approach their desired vocation our core values of Professionalism, Integrity, and Respect. To that end, Utah Filmmakers actively promotes vocational training & mentorship, champions the continued growth and development of Utah’s filmmaking infrastructure, and endorses established agencies, programs, and organizations that provide the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to enable local filmmaking enthusiasts to become professionals in Utah’s film industry. The UFA facilitates these efforts through online forums, collaboration with other nonprofit and business entities, and practical application of industry standards through the creation of original content with its production division, Section One Entertainment. The organization endeavors to bridge the local film community with Utah’s film industry.