Loving Our Lands: Iconic Films Made On Iconic Lands - How Utah Made It To The Big Screen

Jul 11, 2018

Castle Valley is known for its desert scenery in classic films such as 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade' and the new series 'Westworld.'
Credit Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission

Utah has been one of the most popular areas in the United States for filmmakers since westerns hit the big screens almost 100 years ago according to experts in the film industry. Is it possible to reap the economic benefits of movies and commercials while preserving Utah’s iconic landscapes used on camera? 

Support for Loving Our Lands To Death is made possible in part by the USU Quinney College of Natural Resources, where students and faculty promote the sustainability of ecosystems and the communities that depend on them. Information can be found here