Deadline Oct. 14 to apply for Maui County film commissioner

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Maui County is hiring a new film commissioner.

The deadline to apply is October 14.

The Maui County Film Commissioner position has two main areas of responsibility. The first is to attract productions to Maui County, providing jobs and employment to local talent and crews. The second is to promote and support home-grown film companies, producers, talent and other individuals to help provide job opportunities and long-term economic impact to our community.

The Maui County Film Commissioner position falls under the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development.

Applications for the film commissioner position will be reviewed by a search committee made up of members of the Mayor’s administration as well as industry professionals such as actor and screenwriter Owen Wilson, USA Network Executive Jackie De Crinis, show industry veteran Shep Gordon, actor Branscombe Richmond, Maui Film Studio CEO Socrates Buenger and On Location Services owner and location manager Glenn Beadles.

Five finalists will be vetted and selected and given to Mayor Arakawa for his final selection.

A full job description is available at

Those applying for the job may send an email to and attach a resume and cover letter.

For more information about how to apply please contact the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development at (808) 270-7710, or send an email

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