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Local Producer to Shoot Upcoming Film in Springfield

Updated: Wednesday, July 30 2014, 02:36 PM CDT
Over the past 11 days,  cast and crew members have set up in several parts of Springfield while filming an for an up and coming movie.

Springfield resident, Kimberly Conner is the Executive Producer of, Before I Do, a film centered around the journey of a small-town fire fighter.

Conner, who currently has two films under her belt, is including a few notable actors this time around. Among them is Omar Gooding, brother of Cuba Gooding Jr.  He's best known for his role in the movie, Baby Boy and sitcoms like, Hanging With Mr. Cooper.
  
Conner says she couldn't have picked a better city for the filming.
"Springfield is an ideal place to do it at because of the support that we're getting here and the community comes out and they're excited about it..they like to be a part of it," Conner said.

Of the various filming locations in the Capital City, they've been shooting at Springfield Fire Department-Station12, the most.

Conner says the fire fighters have been good sports.
Some of them are even acting as extras in the film.
  
She says when it comes to using locations, everyone in the city
has been very cooperative.Local Producer to Shoot Upcoming Film in Springfield


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