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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

  • Crew for Feature Film Inheritance

    January 18, 2019

    A Feature Film coming to Birmingham is taking resumes for various CREW positions below. Please email: Subject: AL (the position you’re submitting for). **Locals Only** Project: Inheritance Dates: 02/18 – 03/29 (subject to change) Shoot Location: Birmingham and surrounding areas Director’s Assistant Office PA Set PAs Set Dresser/On Set Dresser Swing/Loader/Camera PA Drone Operator Caterer Craft Services G&E Swing Hair/MU Asst Locations Set Medic…

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  • Welcome Sidewalk Filmmakers

    August 23, 2018

    Welcome to Birmingham! We are pleased to have you in town for the festival. We hope to meet each and every one of you this weekend. Film Birmingham serves as the front door for film production in Greater Birmingham. For incoming film projects, we are a locations guide, a referral center for crew and other production resources, and a liaison to various municipal agencies and regional…

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  • EXTRAS for the Film LIVE!

    May 10, 2018

    The Hollywood feature film “Live” will start production in Birmingham on May 15th and go through June 16th. This film will need hundreds of extras! It’s going to be a big action film! Synopsis: Disgraced cop, Kyle Penny (Eckhart), is on the hunt to rescue the police commissioner’s kidnapped daughter,…

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  • Crew for Feature Film LIVE

    March 14, 2018

    Union feature titled LIVE will be filming in Birmingham, AL in May and is now accepting resumes for crew. Please send a PDF of your resume to A call for extras and cast will be posted later, so please do not send casting requests here. More about the film: Shot…

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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.