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San Antonio Film Festival
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Local Filmmakers Grant
2014 applications should be available
July 2014

SSAI - Supplemental San Antonio Incentive
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Up to 25% on film/TV over $3.5M

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San Antonio Film Commission


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We are the San Antonio Film Commission, helping filmmakers for more than 29 years.

 The San Antonio Film Commission is now a division of the Department for Culture and Creative Development.



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 Services We Provide:
- Location Scouting for funded feature and TV projects
- Liaison Services between Government and the private sector
- Permitting
- Online Crew and Resource Information
- RSS Syndicated Announcements and Crew/Casting Calls
- Local film community News and Information (also check our Facebook, Twitter)

Programs We Administer:
-sa48hr film experience
-Student Film Project
-Neighborhood Film Project
-Local Filmmakers Grant 
-Supplemental San Antonio Incentive (SSAI)

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The mission of the Film Commission is to promote the art and craft of filmmaking in San Antonio to positively affect the City's economy.  

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NEWS /  UPDATES         

Low Impact Filmmaking

PLEASE NOTE:  Hot and windy weather with some afternoon thundertorm buildups this time of year.  Filming downtown?  Please contact our office directly if you have filming needs downtown.

The San Antonio Film Commission is now a division of the Department for Culture and Creative Development.

Permits are NOT required to film in the city, but ARE required for filming in our beautiful parks, including Alamo Plaza, La Villita, and the famous River Walk. Use the permit form application to begin the simple process.

Film Texas

Film San Antonio / The San Antonio Film Commission is a member of FILM TEXAS, the Texas Association of Film Commissions, and AFCI, the International Association of Film Commissions.

TFC Incentives Red 

up to 22.5 % Texas spend and up to 25% for Qualifying SSAI projects