The Emerald Coast Film Commission has a wide range of production resources available to you while filming in the Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island area. From finding the right crew, to dining on world class cuisine, and relaxing in your hotel at the end of the day, the film commission helps you focus on your work by handling all the details in between.
Scouting for the perfect location? Need a licensed drone operator? How about a production assistant? The film commission is on hand to help you assemble a team of the willing.
When visiting our film crew page, you will find a listing of skilled film production crew members that are local to the Emerald Coast - complete with bios and their areas of expertise.
After a long day of shooting, you may want to just relax in a cozy bed. Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and Okaloosa Island see millions of visitors every year. As a result, an array of accommodations are available to suit all kinds of preferences. Full service hotels and resorts come complete with gulf views and pampering spas. Many luxury homes can sleep a crew of twenty or more. And our RV parks and campsites are perfect for parking large trucks and trailers.
Finding a great meal to savor is easy on the Emerald Coast. Seafood restaurants are hugely popular in Destin’s fishing community. Many restaurants boast Gulf-to-Table seafood guaranteeing the freshest catch of the day.
Waterfront restaurants set the scene with peaceful views of the Gulf of Mexico. Local restaurants feature a variety of cuisine to suit many tastes, from authentic wood fired pizzas, to traditional Southern soul food. The Emerald Coast is home to a few craft breweries as well, making it the perfect location to get a few drinks after a long day on set.