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Welcome to the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission

Greetings and welcome to the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission’s new web site!  Brimming with new features and up-to-date information, we invite you to come in and look around to get a peek at what Memphis & Shelby County have to offer film productions of all sizes.  Take a minute to browse our location library in Reel-Scout, check out our diverse production guide, or get a taste of productions that have shot here and utilized our crew base over at Film Memphis TV!

Supporting Partners of The Memphis and Shelby County Film and Television Commission:

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Special thanks to Christopher Reyes, Sarah Fleming, and the crew over at Live From Memphis for their outstanding hard work in making this web site possible. Thanks also to content editor Jon W. Sparks.

The Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission, like other publicly-funded film commissions in the U.S.A., works only with funded productions and does not assist producers in securing funding for projects.

The Film Commission's Website makes available hiring/casting information from third parties. This information is to be used as general information only. Although such information is believed to be generally reliable, the posting of the information on the commission website does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation, or solicitation from the Commission. Nor does the Posting imply any assurance regarding the accuracy of the information, the funding of the project, the completion of the project, or the payment to crew/vendors/cast.

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Commission board meeting Wednesday

The next Board Meeting for The Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission is Wednesday, May 28 at Malco's Studio on the Square Theatre at noon.

 
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"Nashville" Gets Season 3 Incentives

The Tennessean is reporting that the ABC series “Nashville” will continue production in the capital city for the third season. The $8 million incentives package negotiated among several parties includes $5.5 million from the state.

The Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television has been assured that Tennessee state government is looking out for Memphis projects it deems just as valuable for Memphis, as "Nashville" is to Nashville.

The Tennessean story is here.

The standard state film and TV production incentives are described here.

 
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Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and Livingston Rodgers

Former Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission Livingston Rodgers once spent some time on the small screen with Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., who died last week at the age of 95. She appeared in three episodes of the popular series "77 Sunset Strip" as Janet Lake. And she knew how to handle a gun with gloves.

   
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Hall Prewitt's Classic Caddy and the Princes

Hall Prewitt's Caddy - appropriately decorated with The Union Jack - in which Carnival Queen Lizzy Wilson rode over the weekend to meet her Prince Charming and the "other" princes who came visiting from London. Yet more local work obtained through the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission ... and through Hall's incredible expertise, which has led him to provide classic vehicles for various projects, including "Walk the Line."

   

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