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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!  

Special thanks to Christopher Reyes, Sarah Fleming, and the crew over at SE2M 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.


Incentives Panel Sunday (Nov. 8)

No filmmaker should miss “IndieTalks: It's Hard Out Here For A Producer - How To Qualify for Tennessee’s Film Incentive Program.” The panel discussion, part of the Indie Memphis Film Festival, will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8 at Hattiloo Theatre, 37 S. Cooper in Overton Square.

Join Bob Raines, Tennessee FIlm Commissioner, and Linn Sitler, Memphis & Shelby County Film Commissioner, as they discuss and answer questions regarding the newly announced $4 million incentive funds for qualified local film projects. Does your project qualify? What can you do to help your project receive funding? Let Linn and Bob tell you all about it!

IndieTalks panels are FREE to the public pending space after pass-holders have been seated.

Panels are sponsored by The Hohenberg Foundation.


Experienced crew wanted

Resumes wanted asap of experienced film/TV production crew. All positions. Should have current Tennessee Driver's License or Tennessee state government-issued ID. Memphis/Shelby County-based project so local residents preferred.

Prep would start early January and principal photography would begin late February/early March. Please send resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Tenn. film incentives panel a success; second one set for Nov. 8

"How to Cash In On Tennessee's Film Incentives," a very substantive panel discussion held Saturday, Oct. 24, was attended by a largely informed audience eager for answers -- and they got them! Presented by the newly-named Tennessee Entertainment Commission (formerly the Tennessee Film, Entertainment and Music Commission), The Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission, Malco Theatres, Inc., and On Location: Memphis.

Pictured left to right are Tennessee Film Commissioner Bob Raines, Memphis & Shelby County Film Commissioner Linn Sitler and Moderator Angela Green, Esq., President of On Location: Memphis International Film & Music Festival.

Don't miss the sequel, Incentives Panel No. 2! "It's Hard Out Here for a Producer: How to Qualify for TN Film Incentive Program" is Sunday, Nov. 8, at 1:30 pm as part of Indie Memphis held at Hattiloo Theatre in Overton Square!


'Quarry' trailer released

Filmed partly in Memphis and assisted by the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission, Cinemax's upcoming "Quarry" has released a powerful trailer here (

The eight-episode series is scheduled to be released in 2016.


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