Dallas Film Commission

Dallas Film Commission We promote Dallas' creative industries such as film & television production, music, advertising, interactive (video game development, AR/VR), design and more... serving as a resource & liaison in order to attract new business & advocate for growth.

The Dallas Film Commission is in the process of transitioning to the Dallas Film & Creative Industries Office and responsible for marketing and developing sales strategies to attract business and foster the growth of the creative media industries in Dallas. Serving industry sectors that produce content such as film & TV, music, advertising, interactive (video game development & AR/VR), design & still photography. The office will continue to function as the film commission and is a long standing member of the Association of Film Commissioners International. The office provides information regarding local resources such as crew, equipment and services. Its mission also includes promoting and advocating for growth of the local industry sectors. Reflecting experienced staff, civic support and a diverse selection of sites, services and talent throughout one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States, the commission will be your partner from project conception to completion.

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ICYMI... Texas Monthly had a nice write up about our new TV series CRUEL SUMMER.  It's getting great reviews! :)
05/05/2021
What ‘Cruel Summer’ Gets Right About Texans

ICYMI... Texas Monthly had a nice write up about our new TV series CRUEL SUMMER. It's getting great reviews! :)

The soapy teen drama takes place in a fictional Texas town that—aside from an extravagant kidnapping plot—looks like home.

We knew CRUEL SUMMER was special... but so happy to see you all think so too!  Keep em coming!! #freeform #eoneIf you ha...
04/30/2021
‘Cruel Summer’ Becomes Freeform’s Biggest Multi-Platform Premiere Ever

We knew CRUEL SUMMER was special... but so happy to see you all think so too! Keep em coming!! #freeform #eone
If you haven't seen it yet, check it out! It's also streaming on #Hulu so you can catch up. #dallascreatestv

Cruel Summer has posted Freeform’s most-watched overall series debut ever, averaging 3.81 million average multi-platform viewers in its first week. The Jessica Biel-produced drama also ranks as the…

University of Texas at Arlington will be hosting an end of semester screening of films produced by their Cinematic Arts ...
04/30/2021

University of Texas at Arlington will be hosting an end of semester screening of films produced by their Cinematic Arts students.
All are welcome to this FREE EVENT! Sat., May 8, 2021 - 8p-12a
https://www.dallasfilmcommission.com/events/uta-cinematic-arts-maverick-film-festival

University of Texas at Arlington will be hosting an end of semester screening of films produced by their Cinematic Arts students.
All are welcome to this FREE EVENT! Sat., May 8, 2021 - 8p-12a
https://www.dallasfilmcommission.com/events/uta-cinematic-arts-maverick-film-festival

Tonight’s EarthxFilm screening has moved due to the weather.  If you live close & hurry you can still get there in time!
04/24/2021

Tonight’s EarthxFilm screening has moved due to the weather. If you live close & hurry you can still get there in time!

🌧 Come rain or shine - we are on for tonight! The Perot Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas is where will be screening AMERICAN OCELOT and TRANS PECOS Friday 4/23 at 8 PM / Doors at 6 PM for drinks + preshow of the EarthXR @hydrous 360 video experience. See you there!!
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🎟️ Reserve your FREE tickets at EarthxFilm.org ⁠⁠
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💻 Both films will have a Virtual Encore Screening 4/24, 7:30 PM CDT on EarthxFilm.org⁠⁠
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🔗 Link in bio for more info!⁠⁠

@perotmuseum @nicol_ragland @bencmasters @earthxorg @earthxlatin

It's not too late to get down to Victory Park and attend EarthxFilm!  Screenings continue tonight and tomorrow.  Just be...
04/20/2021

It's not too late to get down to Victory Park and attend EarthxFilm! Screenings continue tonight and tomorrow. Just be sure and register in advance!

04/20/2021

Tonight’s the night! CRUEL SUMMER premieres on Freeform at 8p CT!! You can also catch it tomorrow on Hulu. Check it out & support shows shot locally!! #DallasCreatesTV

EarthxFilm kicks-off their Festival Outdoor Screenings at Victory Park tonight!  Running April 19-21.  Check it out!
04/19/2021

EarthxFilm kicks-off their Festival Outdoor Screenings at Victory Park tonight! Running April 19-21. Check it out!

Jocelyn White worked in many aspects of Dallas’ media scene for many years and will certainly be missed.  RIP Jocelyn.
04/19/2021
Dallas media personality and animal lover Jocelyn White dies at 68

Jocelyn White worked in many aspects of Dallas’ media scene for many years and will certainly be missed. RIP Jocelyn.

Longtime Dallas media personality Jocelyn White, who had her own successful television show, Designing Texas, died on April 18 following a short illness; she was 68. Her death was confirmed ...

The USA Film Festival has announced the full schedule for their festival that will take place April 21-25 at the Angelik...
04/15/2021

The USA Film Festival has announced the full schedule for their festival that will take place April 21-25 at the Angelika Film Center Dallas. Please note that attendance is FREE but you must make reservations in advance!

VIEW the full SCHEDULE of films at www.usafilmfestival.com All programs are FREE but ADVANCE RESERVATIONS are required (No walk-ups allowed at theater). (USAFF Members can call in for tickets beginning 4/12; Tickets available to the public beginning 4/16.) #dallasartsmonth. #cityofdallasofficeofartsandculture

04/15/2021

EarthxFilm Festival starts tomorrow, Friday, April 16th! You can attend 10 days of amazing cinema in person or virtually.
Special note, due to tomorrow's rainy forecast the opening night screening will be at the Dallas Angelika Film Centre instead of the Cedars Drive-in. Hope to see you at the festival!!

Sending out HUGE CONGRATS to the cast & crew of CRUEL SUMMER for completing production on season 1 this week!  It was a ...
04/02/2021

Sending out HUGE CONGRATS to the cast & crew of CRUEL SUMMER for completing production on season 1 this week! It was a rather cruel year to shoot, but the Dallas based production knocked it out of the park! Can't wait to watch!! Premieres April 20th on @FreeformTV, next day on @hulu #DallasFilm #dallascastandcrew #dallascreatestv

There’s always another side of the story. #CruelSummer

The creators of the Emmy Award winning A&E series, Intervention, are now casting for their new documentary series - DIGI...
04/01/2021

The creators of the Emmy Award winning A&E series, Intervention, are now casting for their new documentary series - DIGITAL ADDICTION. It's unpaid, but covers PAID TREATMENT.
https://www.dallasfilmcommission.com/jobs/digital-addiction-now-casting-for-reality-documentary-style-tv-series-unpaid-treatment-paid-for/

The creators of the Emmy Award winning A&E series, Intervention, are now casting for their new documentary series - DIGITAL ADDICTION. It's unpaid, but covers PAID TREATMENT.
https://www.dallasfilmcommission.com/jobs/digital-addiction-now-casting-for-reality-documentary-style-tv-series-unpaid-treatment-paid-for/

It's time to tell your representatives THANK YOU for their support of the industry and to please support continued fundi...
03/29/2021

It's time to tell your representatives THANK YOU for their support of the industry and to please support continued funding of the TMIIIP! Feel free to share the new video with them too, it helps tell the story!

Did you know our program has a 511% Return on Investment?! 🤑 So that means, for every $1 granted more than $5 comes back into Texas as In-State Spending. How awesome is that?! If you are in the industry, a fan of industry (any video gamers or movie goers out there?) please make sure your legislators know the importance of a well funded incentive grant program. Head over to our website 👀https://buff.ly/3eX8bLy and check out our PSA and sign up for our newsletter 💻

Here in Texas, #weproducegreatreturns

#txmpa #texasbusiness #texasjobs #texasmedia #texasworkforce #texaseducation #commercial #film #videogame #animation #tv #texaspride

Watch the live virtual screening of five films that were completed for the competition this Saturday!  #DallasFilm #dall...
03/25/2021
#FilminDallas Competition Screening

Watch the live virtual screening of five films that were completed for the competition this Saturday! #DallasFilm #dallascreatesfilm

Join us for this film showing. Five films were completed, one of them will win prizes worth $5,000.The films we will be showing are:Action! by Goretti Films ...

Look forward to seeing everyone next week!
03/05/2021

Look forward to seeing everyone next week!

Join the Dallas Producers Association and Women in Film Dallas next Tuesday at 6:30 PM for a conversation on the state of North Texas production affairs! We'll be talking about creating safe work environments, how to promote industry growth in our market, celebrate innovations that have helped us get back to work, and more. 🔗 link to register in bio

On the Panel:
- Janis Burklund, Dallas Film Commission
- Rebecca Case, DPA President
- Jessica Christopherson, Fort Worth Film Commission
- Gail Cronauer, Women in Film Dallas Vice President
- Mindy Raymond, Texas Motion Picture Alliance Communications Director
- Red Sanders, Red Productions President
- Tiffany Vollmer, Women in Film Dallas President
- Katie Wallack, Sag-Aftra Dallas Dallas-Fort Worth
- Ofelia Yánez, AMP Studios Director of Production

Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_C76K47VdRV2Y4HXnuit8Ng

SPECIAL OFFER FOR ATTENDEES:
The DPA and WIF-D are partnering to offer a buy-one-get-one membership discount to those who attend the panel on March 9th. If you join both the DPA and WIF-D following our panel discussion, your membership fees for the first year will total only $150 (a $100 value)!
- Alternatively, if you're already a WIF-D member, you'll receive $75 off a 1-year DPA Production or Affiliate membership ($150/year).
- If you're already a DPA member, you'll receive $25 off a 1-year membership to WIF-D ($100/year).
- Offer expires March 12th, 2021. Must attend the March 9th virtual event to qualify.

CRUEL SUMMER, Dallas' new scripted television series will start airing April 20th on Freeform and the following day on H...
03/05/2021
Freeform Unveils First-Look At Jessica Biel-Produced Series ‘Cruel Summer’ – TCA

CRUEL SUMMER, Dallas' new scripted television series will start airing April 20th on Freeform and the following day on Hulu.

In addition, it's screening Thurs. 3/18 as part of SXSW (appears to be full up sadly), but there is also a Q&A with the cast & creatives on Friday 3/19 at 5pm that still has availability. #DallasCreatesTV #dallascastandcrew

Freeform has released a first look at the upcoming series, Cruel Summer, which is set to debut on April 20. It takes place over three years in 90s and follows two young women: Kate Wallis, the popu…

Dallas based filmmaker Sai Selvarajan's "The Unlikely Fan" will have it's World Premiere at SXSW 2021 - March 16th at 4p...
03/05/2021

Dallas based filmmaker Sai Selvarajan's "The Unlikely Fan" will have it's World Premiere at SXSW 2021 - March 16th at 4p.
https://www.dallasfilmcommission.com/news/press-releases-and-announcements/sai-selvarajans-the-unlikely-fan-to-world-premiere-at-sxsw-2021/

Dallas based filmmaker Sai Selvarajan's "The Unlikely Fan" will have it's World Premiere at SXSW 2021 - March 16th at 4p.
https://www.dallasfilmcommission.com/news/press-releases-and-announcements/sai-selvarajans-the-unlikely-fan-to-world-premiere-at-sxsw-2021/

02/26/2021

Promo just out for our new TV series CRUEL SUMMER! Premieres April 20th #freeform next day on #hulu. Thanks #eone #jessicabiel #DallasCastandCrew #dallascreates
https://fb.watch/3UWNsQc0-3/

WFAA talks to Barak with the Texas Theatre about the Sundance Film Festival in Dallas and past Dallas films in Sundance....
02/01/2021
Sundance Film Festival comes to Dallas

WFAA talks to Barak with the Texas Theatre about the Sundance Film Festival in Dallas and past Dallas films in Sundance. More to come! #DallasFilm #FilmDallas #TexasTheatre

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325 N. St. Paul St., Ste 700
Dallas, TX
75201

DART light rail stop at nearby Dallas Convention Center.

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Recent projects filmed in the Dallas area include: "Queen of the South" (Season 1, 2 & 3 - TV Series for FOX on USA Network), "False Profits" (pilot for ABC), "The Gifted" (pilot for FOX/Marvel), "Broken" (pilot for ABC), "Dallas" (TV Series for TNT), "GCB" (pilot for ABC), "Chase"(TV Series for NBC), "The Good Guys" (TV Series for FOX), "Lone Star" (TV Series for FOX) Facebook 'shares' & 'likes' are not endorsements.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

2145711050

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