How do I get a job in the industry?
There are many ways to get involved with the industry:

1) First familiarize yourself with local film communities that exist in your area.

2) Get listed in our Online Production Directory, which allows you to create a profile of personal work history, professional credentials, or a resume.

3) Stay current with industry activity by checking our website and social media pages.

4) Visit the websites and social media pages of key trade associations, organizations, and advocacy groups interested in growing and supporting the industry in Florida.

How do I get my house or property listed as a filming location?
The best way to get your property listed as a filming location is to contact the Local Film Commission for your area. They will be able to keep photos of your property on file, and if a production inquires about a location similar to yours, they will have your information handy. In addition, there may be location service companies in your area with which you can register the property. Ask your local film commission for a list or check our Online Production Directory.
How do I get the word out about my company?
Networking is an essential part of the entertainment industry. There are many resources available to independent artists and companies. An excellent resource is our Online Production Directory. It allows you to create a profile for your business and connect with hundreds of potential employers. You should also make sure your local film commission is aware of the services you provide. Search the list of Local Film commissions in Florida.
What is the best way to search for filming locations in the Florida?
Our site offers a searchable library of filming locations throughout the state. This provides a great starting point for most productions as it includes pictures and information about each location. You can also enlist the help of local film commissions in Florida by sending a description of the locations you need. Custom information and location photos that fit your requirements will be returned as soon as possible.
How do I get a permit to film on location in Florida?
Permits are handled at the local level in Florida. Search the list of the Local Film Commissions. If you are planning to film on state or federal property, see the Homeland Security Website for more information.
How do I get a permit to film on state or federal property in Florida?
Permits for filming on state and federal property are handled through the specific agencies that maintain them. A list of agencies can be found under the Permitting Tab.
How can I locate contact information for Florida’s local film commissions?
Florida’s local film commissions are listed in the Florida Film Commissions Directory.
How do I get listed in the Florida Production Directory?
As a member of Florida’s film, digital media, and entertainment industry, you can maximize your exposure to potential employers by creating a profile in our Online Production Directory.
How can I submit a news item or event?
If you have something newsworthy or an event to share, let us know!
You can submit your own news item or submit events here.
How can I stay current on legislative issues?
For the latest on legislative issues relating to the film and entertainment industry in Florida, stay in touch with your Local Film Commission, local legislators, or other industry advocacy organizations.
Who should I contact if I can’t find the answer to my question?
Contact the Florida Office of Film and Entertainment directly with questions.
We are happy to help!

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