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Film Birmingham is an initiative of Create Birmingham and serves as the film office for the Greater Birmingham region. We’re on your team as a one-stop shop for incredible locations, a talented and enthusiastic crew base, across-the-spectrum resources, and incentive and permitting information.

A qualified production company may be eligible to receive a rebate from the State of Alabama for a portion of the expenditures incurred for production activity. The amount of the rebate equals 25% of certain production expenses plus 35% of payroll paid to Alabama residents.

Recent News

  • Casting Call for Single Friends

    August 18, 2017

    CASTING CALL FOR SINGLE FRIENDS A Major Cable Network is looking for single people who have a good friend that they have considered possibly dating – OR – friends with marriage pacts for a certain age/milestone. The premise of the show is that the friends try being in a relationship for 30 days (3 dates a week). During that time, we will provide them with a series of compatibility exercises…

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    August 09, 2017

    Rachel Morgan is the Creative Director & Lead Programmer for Sidewalk Film Festival as well as an instructor in the film department at Lawson State Community College. She and her programming team worked tirelessly to bring more than 250 films to the festival this year. You’ve been working with Sidewalk Film Festival for more than a decade. What changes have you seen in the festival programming? I am…

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  • Extras for “Trading Paint”

    July 27, 2017

    From Extras Casting Birmingham See original post on Facebook Things are gearing up for the upcoming film, "Trading Paint", starring John Travolta, Shania Twain and Toby Sebastian! Synopsis: A veteran race car driver and his son, a fellow driver, overcome family and professional conflicts, balancing competition, ego, resentment and a…

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  • Mark and Jay Duplass Want to Produce Your Movie

    July 02, 2017

    From IndieWire It’s a match made in indie film heaven — filmmakers Mark and Jay Duplass, along with Seed&Spark, the film-focused crowdfunding platform with built-in distribution, has announced a brand new initiative designed to find and bolster new filmmaking talent all over the country. The newly announced Hometown Heroes partnership…

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We’re Create Birmingham. Our mission: Investing in Imagination and Invention. The place where I+I+I=WE.
Every day, our team spends its time, energy and resources to construct and support avenues for creative pursuit in education, community spaces, and workforce and economic development. Our mission fields are the creative industries and the education pipelines that support them.