Film Commissions Preview

Get Certified

Earn your certification with this Filmskills Course. Learn More

Notices and Updates

Earn Your Certification

Take one of FilmSkills Certification Courses and earn your certificate today. With over 19 subjects to choose from, each self-guided course will give you the edge in the ultra-competitive film industry.

 

All New FilmTalks Episodes

Get inside information from the industry's most experienced professionals. From the head of Television at Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, to the producer of The Bachelor and Dancing with the Stars, FilmTalks is the TED talks of the Film Industry, and episodes are included in every Gold Subscription. Click here to learn more.

 

FilmSkills Books Now Available

The perfect companion guide to FilmSkills - both in and out of the classroom. Written from the knowledge of over 150 leading Hollywood filmmakers, six new FilmSkills Books take you inside the industry like none other.  Choose from Screenwriting, Producing, Director's Craft, Cinematography, Production Safety, and Editing.  Buy your copies here.

 

Unlock this module to see the full content!

Explore the subscription packages

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
“Well done. Interesting and gave a great deal of good, solid information. Love the whole concept and think it is a breakthrough for this type of teaching.”
 
   - Lisa Seguin, Grove City College
super21admin