Incentives for Filming in Florida’s Emerald Coast

Producing a major motion picture? How about a made for television movie? Film incentives include sales tax exemption on certain purchases. Television series, commercial ads, music videos, and sound recordings are also eligible.

Check out tax credits and other  incentives for choosing Florida’s Emerald Coast for your next production below. Contact us to discuss the many film incentives available to you. We welcome your questions and are happy to assist with your production needs.

Tax Credits

The Emerald Coast Film Commission has incentives for filmmakers that bring projects to the area. We assist with location scouting, permitting, and film crews, to name a few services. What’s more, qualified productions are exempt from Florida sales tax. To qualify for the sales tax exemption, the production company must apply through the state of Florida. Keep in mind that hotel and vehicle rentals are not included.

Talent Agencies

Looking to cast local talent? The film commission can connect you with reputable talent agencies.

Award-Winning Production Professionals

Need to assemble a film crew? We have the beat on award winning production professionals in our area. From modeling and acting, to video production and crew – the Emerald Coast has a diverse group of award-winning talent to choose from.

Easy, No-Hassle Permitting

Permitting is also handled easily on the Emerald Coast. In addition, permitting costs on the Emerald Coast are some of the lowest in the State of Florida.

Film Location Matching

Searching for a film location to set the scene for your audience? From white sand beaches, to rural farms and bustling harbors, our destination is beautiful and diverse. Let the Emerald Coast Film Commission match your vision to the perfect location in our area.

Excellent Customer Service

The Emerald Coast Film Commission provides excellent customer service for filmmakers and industry professionals.