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Sundance Film Fest boosts Utah’s economy

The numbers are in, and the most recent edition of Sundance Film Fest has been a boon to the economy in Park City. According to a recent economic and demographic study done by the University of Utah's Bureau of Economic and Business Research, the 2009 Sundance Film Festival generated an overall economic impact of a record $92.1 million for the State of Utah, supported close to 2,000 jobs, generated over $18 million in media exposure and provided millions in tax revenue.
June 18, 2009

The numbers are in, and the most recent edition of Sundance Film Fest has been a boon to the economy in Park City. According to a recent economic and demographic study done by the University of Utah’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research, the 2009 Sundance Film Festival generated an overall economic impact of a record $92.1 million for the State of Utah, supported close to 2,000 jobs, generated over $18 million in media exposure and provided millions in tax revenue. See the press release for details.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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