The Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission (FTC) has been a pioneer in developing the One-Stop Permitting Process with over 50 film-friendly municipalities, taxing districts, county departments and other community entities within The Palm Beaches. In addition, the FTC has a full-service staff that is available to source locations and contacts, create customized photo packages, cut through stacks of red tape and offer permits at NO COST.
Fully equipped studios and soundstages in Palm Beach County are designed to meet a variety of production needs, from lighting packages to building sets. Please refer to the full service production companies listed on our Studios & Soundstages page.
G-Star Studios along with G-Star School of the Arts for Motion Pictures and Broadcasting, a Florida non-profit corporation educating students through film and television production, offers an extraordinary incentive package at reduced cost to filmmakers. Included in the package is the use of the 110,000 square foot facility, featuring a 10,000 square foot sound stage (copy of a Warner Brother's sound stage), 2,500 square feet of production offices, conference rooms and laundry facilities, a production bungalow with green room and private facilities, set construction shop, a 40-seat screening room and green screen insert stages. Students from G-Star have high level experience in a variety of production-related projects and can be utilized as interns or actors in productions.
Palm Beach County has an ambitious and talented crew of award-winning production professionals including producers, directors, stylists, grips and lighting technicians, along with hundreds of tradesmen. These industry professionals have contributed to countless broadcast television programs, web content, features, independent films, commercials, photoshoots and more. Click here to see a list of over 130 local production companies based in The Palm Beaches.
The Florida Office of Film & Entertainment's Los Angeles Liaison Susan Simms promotes Florida as an ideal production destination and works closely with studio executives to identify projects that are suited to Florida’s beautiful and versatile scenery. Susan can be reached via email at Susan.Simms@deo.myflorida.com or by phone at 310.241.0116.
The Job Growth Incentive Grant Program is available for businesses, including production companies, that are considering relocating to or establishing a facility within Palm Beach County. All inquiries regarding the JGI should be directed to the Palm Beach County Department of Economic Sustainability or the Business Development Board. These agencies are able to assist the applicant with the State of Florida Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program.