Devin Klugh (Film Natchez & Director) – Improving Rural Development Through Film Economy
Film Natchez, aims to promote the film industry in Natchez, Mississippi through education, job training, and diverse community outreach. Their goal is to increase economic vitality in the region through the arts. This begins with building a local crew-base with a mandate in under-represented communities, updating the city’s infrastructure, and providing career training in both film and television production, marketing and development as well as building inroads to additional commercial growth through housing, catering, transportation and other connecting industries.
As members of the Natchez community, they want to take advantage of the positives that exist within their community, bridge existing gaps, keep young, talented people in Mississippi, and make their community even better!