Chicago, St. Louis and Detroit as just a few of the Midwest cities where stellar studio facilities are available for the asking From gigantic sound stages and post-production services to high-quality 3D animation, the Midwest offers plenty of renowned filmmaking...
Our Zoom interview series introduces viewers to independent producers, directors, location scouts, studio executives and North American film commissions. Learn the backstories, trends and opportunities leaders envision in the destination film business.
The Art of Filming in National Parks
When it comes to beautiful film locations, there’s nothing quite like our national parks. From Close Encounters of the Third Kind and The Hunger Games to Planet of the Apes, our national parks and forests have helped create unforgettable moviemaking moments. Whether...
Incentives & Talent Create Entertainment Infrastructure
How savvy workforce and location investments are drawing productions to diverse areas across North America.
Why You Should Partner with a Film Commission for Your Next Production
A film commission is the perfect ally for the production process and can become a key relationship as you tell your cinematic story.
Discover Filmmaking Through the Eyes of a Real Location Scout
“Most jurisdictions are trying to fast-track the recovery of their film sector, because it touches so many other elements of the economy.”
Q&A with Hudson Valley Film Commission
Laurent Rejto from the Hudson Valley Film Commission sits down with Miles Dobis to talk about exciting new opportunities coming up.
Tax Incentives Trends & Tips
While the perfect location is a crucial element to a film production, your team will also need to keep the budget in mind.
Popular and Upcoming Film Locations in Mexico and the Caribbean
Whether for establishing shots only or as a substitute for a different extravagant paradise, here are a few popular and upcoming film commissions in Mexico and the Caribbean.
Production Locations and Film Locations in the Western U.S. & Canada
The American West has become synonymous with the Western film genre for nearly a century, with wide swaths of open desert and grassy plains that boast an immense diversity of animal and plant life.
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