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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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Ira Sachs film screens in Berlin

Memphian Ira Sachs’ latest feature, Keep the Lights On, premieres today at Berlinale to a sold-out audience. A hit at Sundance, Keep the Lights On was nominated there for the Grand Jury Prize. Memphians Adam Hohenberg and Iddo Patt acted as associate producers on the film.

Sachs directed Forty Shades of Blue in 2005 and The Delta in 1996, both of which were Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission clients.

For more info on the Berlinale, click here.

 
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'Restaurant Impossible' tries Memphis barbecue

The Food Network program Restaurant Impossible will be in Memphis next week at Pollard's Bar-B-Que. 

A film crew will shoot for two days at the barbecue restaurant on Elvis Presley Blvd. Chef/host Robert Irvine has two days and $10,000 to fix the place up. A grand reopening, which will be filmed as part of the show, will be held at 7 p.m. on the second day and the public is invited.

Reservations are required. Call 398-2987.

For more information, see this article in The Commercial Appeal.


 
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Commission Board meeting for February

There will be a meeting of the Board of Directors of The Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission on Wednesday, February 15th, at Malco’s Studio on the Square at noon.

   
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Crew sought for 'Nashville'

The Tennessee Film, Entertainment and Music Commission has announced that the Lionsgate/ABC television pilot Nashville is being filmed in Nashville late March and is looking for crew.

Please send your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and include your occupation in the subject line.

This is for crew only. Producers and production management are already in place. Casting information will be made available later.

   

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