As the film industry evolves, so does the role of a film commissioner. These days, film commissions work more closely than ever with the municipalities within their overall jurisdiction. When a movie or television show or commercial comes calling, those cities and towns, parishes or counties that have a designated, trained film liaison working in concert with their film commission, meet with a much higher level of success.
This course is intended to create context for film liaisons: those entities and individuals seeking an understanding of the basics of film production and the work of the film commissions with whom they work.
Chapter One: Film Liaison Versus Film Commission 0/6
This section will explore the differences between a Film Liaison and a Film Commissioner, as well as the ways these two bodies can work together to support their communities.
Chapter Six: Location Logistics and Challenges 0/6
Many times you will find the perfect location, only to discover that there are problems that make it difficult for filming. It’s better to identify potential problems in advance before you show it to a prospective client. The following are some of the situations you need to be aware of.