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ABOUT THIS MODULE

Each state has a film commission tasked with attracting motion picture production to that state. In this module, learn the services offered by a film commission, how to use their services to find the best location for your movie, liaise with local industry, and what dangers to be aware of.
 

IN THIS MODULE

  • 24:53 video that teaches you the role of the film commission and how to effectively use it
  • Illustrated companion guide
  • Up-to-date list of the contact information for every US state film commission

LEARN

  • What a film commission does
  • How to use their location libraries
  • How to use their scouting services
  • Limitations of a film commission's services
  • How a film commission can help you liaise with local industry and local government
  • How your budget affects the services they offer
  • How to find a film commission
"Very straightforward and easy to follow. I also really appreciate the combination of technical and aesthetics, which is how I base my class. I would find this to be a very good reference to provide to students."
 
   - William Donaruma,
      University of Notre Dame
 
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