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  • Let There Be Light Trailer

    June 7th, 2017

    Be sure to check out the new official trailer for the film, shot locally in 2016. Let There Be Light was Film Birmingham’s first major recruitment effort and is expected to be released in December, with a special screening in Birmingham.

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  • Ayoka Billions Casting Call

    June 6th, 2017

    CASTING CALL: FEATURE FILM in the Birmingham area. Please submit ONLY if you have full availability for the day. NEED: Stand-In/Body Double Caucasian Male, app. 6’2, 155 lb., short brown hair or bald/balding Tuesday, 6/13 & Wednesday, 6/14 Pay: $125/day Please email pictures (face and full body) to ayokabillionscasting@gmail.com with subject: BODY DOUBLE. NEED: 2 nurses Friday, 6/16 Pay: $64/8 Send a picture to ayokabillionscasting@gmail.com with subject: NURSE. NEED: Elementary-age school children with parents to work…

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  • Crew and Resource Database

    June 5th, 2017

    Hello Greater Birmingham (and Beyond) Film Community, Film Birmingham, an initiative for recruitment and support of film and other media projects in the greater Birmingham region, has been established under the umbrella of Create Birmingham. Intended as a one-stop shop for production needs in and around Birmingham, this site will contain information on state incentives, databases for locations and crew, lists of local production resources, and more. As a member of the North-Central Alabama crew community,…

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  • Film Incentives Update

    May 12th, 2017

    Hello friends in, and of, Birmingham’s creative community! We want to thank everyone who called, emailed, advocated through social media, and otherwise made your voices heard in Montgomery regarding HB554, the proposed legislation to repeal Alabama’s film incentives. We were heard. But we can’t rest. A threat of repeal should remind us that we can never take advocacy to, and education of, our legislators for granted. It’s incumbent upon us to communicate with our elected…

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  • Alabama Film Incentives at Risk!

    April 26th, 2017

    Please call Montgomery today to help save our growing film industry! URGENT UPDATE (3:45 pm) The House Ways and Means Education Committee adjourned today without a vote on HB 554. However, a vote is anticipated tomorrow. Now is the time to defeat the bill, before it leaves committee. If it reaches the House floor for a full vote, advocacy becomes much, much more difficult. Please call every member of the Jefferson County delegation serving on…

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  • “Let There Be Light” to film in Birmingham

    March 23rd, 2017

    “Let There Be Light” movie to film in Birmingham Create Birmingham announced that the feature, “Let There Be Light,” has begun pre-production this month, with principal photography to begin the second week in August. Filming will occur in Birmingham, Vestavia Hills and other locations around Jefferson County. The production will employ approximately 50 Alabama crew members, a number of Alabama cast members in small roles and more than 300 background talent throughout the production. The…

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