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Office: TAMPA HILLSBOROUGH FILM & DIGITAL MEDIA COMMISSION
Film Liaison: Dale Gordon
Phone: 813 518-2656
Fax: 813 218-3330
E-Mail Address: dgordon@tampaedc.com
Website: www.filmtampabay.com
Mailing Address:
101 E Kennedy Boulevard #1750 Tampa, FL 33602-
Coverage Area:
Hillsborough County serves the communities of Apollo Beach, Adams Ville, Bahia Beach, Balm, Bealsville, Bloomingdale, Boyette, Brandon, Citrus Park, Cosme, Dover, Drew Park, Gibsonton, Gulf City, Keystone, Keysville, Knights, Lake Fern, Limona, Lithia, Lutz, Mango, Mooring of Manatee, Orient Park, Palm River, Plant City, Port Tampa, Port Tampa City, Produce, Providence, Rattlesnake, Riverview, Ruskin, Seffner, Summerfield, Sun City, Sun City Center, Sydney, Tampa, Temple Terrace, Thonotosassa, Turkey Creek, Valrico, Village of Cypress Creek, Wimauma.Hillsborough County serves the communities of Apollo Beach, Adams Ville, Bahia Beach, Balm, Bealsville, Bloomingdale, Boyette, Brandon, Citrus Park, Cosme, Dover, Drew Park, Gibsonton, Gulf City, Keystone, Keysville, Knights, Lake Fern, Limona, Lithia, Lutz, Mango, Mooring of Manatee, Orient Park, Palm River, Plant City, Port Tampa, Port Tampa City, Produce, Providence, Rattlesnake, Riverview, Ruskin, Seffner, Summerfield, Sun City, Sun City Center, Sydney, Tampa, Temple Terrace, Thonotosassa, Turkey Creek, Valrico, Village of Cypress Creek, Wimauma.
Unique Locations:
Bayshore Boulevard boasts the longest stretch of uninterrupted sidewalk in the world - 6-miles; Busch Gardens, with 3,400 animals, African Waldt, Moroccan Village and the largest and fastest roller coaster in the southeast; Centro Espanola Hospital is unique, one story and vacant; Federal Court House, built in the late 1800's, is very grand looking; Florida Aquarium has 4,300 aquatic animals and 550 plant species; Hillsborough High's red brick is covered with ivy for a northern look; The Ice Palace is home to the Tampa Bay Lightning NHL hockey team; Knight Ranch is 1,000 acres of phosphate pit land grown over with hills and valleys; MacDill Air Force Base is home to National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration fleet of aircraft; Midulla vineyards; Museum of Science and Industry, new I-MAX theatre, nature walks; Plant City High, which is vacant, was built in 1920; Port of Tampa is the largest port in Florida and 7th in the U.S.; Sacred Heart Church is a huge cathedral style Catholic church; Tampa Theater, built in 1926, with elaborate motion picture palace; Tampa Bay Downs horse track.; Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center has 3 theaters; Tampa Greyhound racing track; University of Tampa, built in 1900 as a hotel, has the best Moorish architecture in the U.S.; Ybor City is the Historic Latin district that doubles for Cuba and Spain with ethnic clubs circa 1800's featuring ballrooms, gaming rooms and theaters.
Beautiful Victorian homes and an outstanding modern skyline make Tampa a popular cinematic choice. We have Anywhere USA looks with neighborhoods of middle to upper class with no palm trees.
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Permitting Info:
Permits are free, are required and can be obtained through the film office by calling or faxing. An additional permit is required when closing off a street, highway, bridge or walkway, but the film office will assist with all arrangements. Off-duty police officer rates are $19/hour with a 4 hour minimum and it is required that you give at least 48 hours notice. Certificate of insurance in the amount of $1M or more with the City of Tampa/Hillsborough County named as additionally insured.