FilmUSA Contact: Karen Spiegel
Florida Office of Film and Entertainment
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: 850 717-8990 or 877 FLA-FILM
Fax: 850 410-4770
Full Staff List
Incentives & Rebates
Film Office Incentives Website
What are the different "types" of incentives?
Point-of-Sale Tax Waivers: Yes, Waiver
Hotel Tax Refund: Yes, after 30 nights of continuous stay
Any rebate considerations for out-of-state crew and/or cast? No
Are 'Pass-Through' purchases and/or rentals allowed? No
Fees for Local Services?
Police and Fire: Yes
Filming Permits: Yes, depends on city or municipality
State Owned or Managed Property: Yes, depends on area
Local Crew Directory
Number of full local Union crews: 5+
Number of full local Non-Union crews: Unknown
Equipment and Services
Local Vendor Guide
Are there In-state Equipment vendor options for...
Grip and Electric? Yes
Camera and Sound? Yes
Transportation Equipment? Yes
Prop and Set Dressing rental? Yes
Wardrobe Rental? Yes
Sound Stage facilities? Yes
Post Production facilities? Yes
Film / Sound Lab? No
List of Film Labs in the United States
Find local green vendors in this state
Closest out-of-state vendors and crew: Georgia and Louisiana
Additional In-State Assets
Additional Information from the Film Commission
Florida was one of the first states to establish a state film office and the first state to open an office in Los Angeles to better serve production clients on the West Coast. Florida enjoys a network of some 54 local film offices throughout the state who work together pursuing projects, responding to leads and providing seamless service to clients in the event their productions move from county to county.
Right to Work Status
Is this a "Right-to-Work" state? Yes
What does "Right-to-Work" mean?
Wikipedia: State page
Child Labor Laws
State Labor Information for Minors
State Tax Reciprocal Agreements with: No other states
What are Reciprocal Agreements?
Specific Climate and Weather Information for this state
Major Airports: TBD
Additional Sources: ReelScout
Up In The Air
The Final Destination
Marley and Me
Confessions of a Shopaholic
I Love You Philip Morris
Never Back Down
Bart Got a Room
I Am That Man
Next Food Network Star
Kourtney and Khloe In Miami
Into The Wild with Jack Hannah
Extreme Makeover Home Edition
Tabatha’s Salon Takeover 2
Brooke Knows Best
Police Women of Broward County
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