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  • 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…

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  • Crew Needed for Tier 2 Feature Film

    July 30th, 2018

      A Tier 2 Feature is filming in Birmingham, Alabama September 24th – November 2nd. Hiring for crew positions is now open.

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  • 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. 

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  • EXTRAS for the Film LIVE!

    May 10th, 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, trapped somewhere in the city with only 80 minutes to live. With a deranged killer on his heels, Penny’s only hope is teaming with an…

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  • Crew for Feature Film LIVE

    March 14th, 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 BirminghamLiveResumes@gmail.com. A call for extras and cast will be posted later, so please do not send casting requests here. More about the film: Shot in real time, the script follows disgraced cop Kyle Penny on his hunt to rescue the police commissioner’s kidnapped daughter, trapped somewhere in the city…

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  • MEET THE FILMMAKERS: JOI TRIBBLE

    February 28th, 2018

    Joi Tribble, the Sidewalk Shorts Program Director, will be celebrating her twelfth year as part of the Sidewalk Film Festival team in 2018, along with the Festival’s 20th anniversary. The Birmingham native and Samford University graduate, who is already hard at work screening short film submissions with her colleagues, shared her insights on the selection process and Sidewalk’s role in the community with Create Birmingham this week. How long have you been volunteering with Sidewalk?…

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