Virginia Pearce

Director, Utah Film Commission

With over 20 years of experience in the film industry, Virginia Pearce has been the Film Commissioner for the state of Utah since 2014. Under Virginia’s leadership, the Utah Film Commission has brought four major network television series and numerous award-winning projects to the state, creating over $200 million of new state spend. Virginia has a passion for nurturing new voices and has created a number of programs encouraging diversity in the entertainment industry, including a lower budget incentive program, women’s network, workplace harassment policies and an emerging talent grant program.