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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.

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Sept. 18 - Howard Rosenman in Memphis

Don't miss this amazing producing seminar by veteran Hollywood producer Howard Rosenman on Sept. 18 at Memphis College of Art's Callicott Auditorium. Rosenman produced "Father of the Bride" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and is currently taking his seminar on the road, giving insights into how filmmaking is done in Hollywood based on his years of experience.

Sponsors include the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission, MemphisED, the Memphis College of Art, Indie Memphis, the Jewish Federation and The Peabody.

For more info and tickets, click here.



 
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Behind the scenes with "Losers Take All"

Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the movie "Losers Take All," a client of the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission that filmed in Memphis last year. The video was shot by Fabian Matthews of Spotlight Productions and edited by Jason Barnes for Spotlight (edited with AVID).


 
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Tennessee film in theaters this weekend

"Redemption Road" premieres in a few cities this weekend: Tampa, Atlanta, Birmingham, Austin, Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans, and Little Rock.

The film, directed by Mario Van Peebles, filmed for 38 days, hired 95 Tennesseans and brought back Michael Clarke Duncan one of the leads who was here for the film "The Green Mile."

Redemption Road was formerly called "Black, White and Blues" and before that it was called "Bailey."

"Redemption Road" also stars Luke Perry, Kiele Sanchez, Tom Skerritt, Melvin Van Peebles and Taryn Manning who starred in Hustle and Flow.

Read more in the Nashville Scene here.


   
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Sept. 9-15 - Outflix Film Festival

Outflix Film Festival runs Sept. 9-15 -- mark your calendars. For more info, go to http://www.outflixfestival.org/

Tickets:

$9.00:  1 Feature Ticket
$24.00: 3 Feature Tickets
$45.00: 7 Feature Tickets
$75.00: All Festival Pass

Preview party is Thursday, Sept. 1 from 7-9 p.m. at T. Clifton Art, 2571 Broad Ave.; 323-2787;
www.tcliftonart.com. Join us for wine and light refreshments while we screen previews for our festival lineup.


Friday- Sept. 9
HOLLYWOOD TO DOLLYWOOD
7:00pm
LEAVE IT ON THE FLOOR
9:00pm

Saturday- Sept. 10
I AM
1:30pm
T' AIN"T NOBODY'S BIZNESS:
QUEER BLUES DIVAS OF THE 1920's
2:45pm
LONGHORNS
3:30pm
CIRCUMSTANCE
6:30pm
GOING DOWN IN LA LA LAND
8:30pm

Sunday- Sept. 11
WE WERE HERE
1:00pm
LOOSE CANNONS
2:45pm
THE NIGHT WATCH
5:30pm
THE WISE KIDS
7:30pm

Monday- Sept. 12
WISH ME AWAY
6:30pm
JUDAS KISS
8:30pm

Tuesday- Sept. 13
DAPHNE
6:30pm
ROMEOS
8:30pm

Wednesday- Sept. 14
CHRISTOPHER AND HIS KIND
6:30pm
EATING OUT 4: DRAMA CAMP
8:30pm

Thursday- Sept. 15
PARAGRAPH 175
6:30pm
(Producer Attending)
GUN HILL ROAD
8:30pm


   

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