FilmUSA Contact: Dennis Bishop
Texas Film Commission
Office of the Governor
PO Box 13246
Austin, TX 78711
Phone: 512 463-9200
Fax: 512 463-4114
Heather Page, Director of the Texas State Film Commission
Full Staff List
Certified Film Communities in Texas
Incentives & Rebates
Film Office Incentives Website
What are the different "types" of incentives?
Point-of-Sale Tax Waivers: Yes, Waiver available
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
More Information on the Texas Film Commission website
Fees for Local Services?
Police and Fire: Possible. Reviewed as a case-by-case basis.
Filming Permits: Possible. Reviewed as a case-by-case basis.
State Owned or Managed Property: Possible. Reviewed as a case-by-case basis.
Local Crew Directory
Number of full local Union crews: 5
Number of full local Non-Union crews: 5
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: Louisiana
Additional In-State Assets
Additional Information from the Film Commission
With its beautiful, diverse locations and its experienced crew bases, Texas has remained a competitive destination for hundreds of film and television productions.
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
Timezone: Central (extreme west is in Mountain)
Major Airports: Dallas, Austin, Houston
Film Office Links: Gallery | Locations Library
Selected Previous Productions
The Lying Game
Spy Kids: All the time in the World (4D)
Tree of Life
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