Category Archives: NEWS

  • Welcome Sidewalk Filmmakers

    August 23rd, 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 communities. For the local film community, we strive to support…

    read more
  • LIVE! Street Closures

    June 15th, 2018

    Street Closures

    Below is an updated list of street closures associated with the filming of LIVE! This post will be updated daily by 5:00 pm. Check back regularly for updates. This list is intended for rerouting your commute and avoiding traffic jams. Please be aware that this film is a closed set and you will not be able to participate by just showing up. 

    read more
  • Mark and Jay Duplass Want to Produce Your Movie

    July 2nd, 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 is designed to challenge “filmmakers from all over the country to tell stories that have never been told from wherever they are.” The rally is…

    read more
  • Announcing Film Birmingham

    June 8th, 2017

    Buddy Palmer, President & CEO of Create Birmingham, is proud to announce the official launch of Film Birmingham, a new initiative that will serve 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 communities. For the local film community, we strive to support the work of the artists,…

    read more
  • 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.

    read more
  • Let There Be Light to Film in Birmingham

    July 27th, 2016

    “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…

    read more