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Films DUE May 1st, 2014
Download entry forms and license
forms with this link

Local Filmmakers Grant
2014 applications should be available
May 2014

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

READ about all other Film Events in the San Antonio area. Got an event?  Please contact us at 

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San Antonio Film Commission


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We are the San Antonio Film Commission, helping filmmakers for more than 25 years.

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


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This is the San Antonio Film Commission. Helping filmmakers for more than 28 years.

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)

on Twitter

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:  Cool and windy weather is still with us.  Filming downtown?  Please contact our office directly if you have filming needs downtown. FIESTA San Antonio runs downtown April 10th - 27th. Special permission is required for filming at most events so give us a call!

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