Creative Economy of Northwest Ohio is a 30-minute documentary showcasing the economic and community impact of the region's arts and culture. Interviews with cultural, state and business leaders bring to life the tremendous vitality and relevance of the region's creative economy - as not only beautiful and full of life, but also big business.
Northwest Ohio's creative economy generates over $2.4 billion in economic impact, sustains 33,000 jobs and provides more than $250 million in local, state and federal tax revenue. A fast-growing sector, it fosters the entrepreneurialism, innovation, collaboration and communication needed by 21st century enterprises. With non-profit arts at its core, it includes not only museums, historical societies, arts companies and independent artists, but also design services, motion picture, video and sound recording industries, book and newspaper publishing and art schools and services.