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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

  • Casting for a TV Commercial

    July 09, 2019

    Dan Bell Casting is now casting Athletes, Sports Teams and their Coaches in the Birmingham Alabama area for a TV commercial! All types of sports and organized teams and players (e.g., basketball, baseball, softball, football, soccer, swimming, cheerleaders, gymnastics, tennis, volleyball, wrestling, lacrosse, ANY team activity welcome). Casting Thursday, July 11th – Sunday, July 14th in the Birmingham area. If chosen, filming is one day…

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  • Background Actors Needed for TV Pilot

    May 14, 2019

    A Comedy Central TV Pilot is looking for a diverse cast that will feature a wide range of both male and female African Americans, as well as Hispanic/Latino, Caucasian, and Asian individuals. Tattoos WITH RELEASES is a plus! They are not seeking any minors, at this time. Shoot dates: May 20-24, 2019 Rate: $8/HR Please send submissions to EMAIL: SUBJECT: JCP Include the following…

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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.