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U.S.A – Mississippi

Mississippi Film & Photography Production Services

Are you a media company, brand, ad agency or production company looking for film / photography production support or shooting crew in Mississippi? We have fully vetted, locally based fixers, service producers, directors, DP’s, videographers, cameramen, photographers, sound operators, production drivers, and a range of other film crew. Contact us for referrals, questions, cost estimates and references.

Want to know more about shooting in Mississippi? See below for an introduction to Mississippi locations, permits, when to shoot, crew, equipment, studios, tax incentives and film friendly hotels.

Film Locations The Magnolia State, Mississippi, is known for its Deep South locations of rolling hills, tall pine forests, secluded lakes, rivers, waterfalls, white sand beaches, bustling cities, and quaint little towns.

Locations of particular interest include the Mississippi River, Gulf Coast and Barrier Islands, Bottomland hardwood swamp, Red Bluff, Natchez Antebellum mansions such as Stanton Hall and Longwood Plantation, the picturesque town of Oxford, State Capitol building in Jackson, and American Civil War site of Vicksburg. Tupelo is the birthplace of Elvis Presley. Biloxi is known for its Lighthouse and Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum.

Mississippi is a leading shrimp and farmed catfish producing state. The Mississippi Delta has rich farmland growing cotton, peaches, and soybeans.

Mississippi has hosted films including The Help, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The People vs. Larry Flynt and Mississippi Burning.

Mississippi Film Location Permits. The state does not require any permits or fees for filming. Some productions may be required to obtain a Certificate of Authority from the Secretary of State’s office. Please contact us for location specific information.

When to shoot? Summers are long and humid. Winters are short and mild. Northern and central Mississippi experience some snowfall. Coastal areas are warmer in the winter than they are in the interior. Coastal areas experience hurricanes in the late summer.

Crews and equipment. Mississippi has some crew and standard camera, grip and lighting equipment available locally.

Contact us if you are looking for a Jackson, Natchez or Gulfport based director, DP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, or any other film crew in Mississippi.

Studios. Mississippi Film Studios is a state of the art purpose-built facility with a large sound stage and production offices.

Tax Incentives. Mississippi offers qualifying productions a 25% cash rebate on local spend and 30% for Mississippi resident payroll. A bonus 5% is offered for productions hiring US Armed forces veterans. A reduced sales tax rate equal to 1.5% may apply to equipment used in the production of a motion picture.

Accommodation. Please contact us for recommended film friendly hotels in Jackson, Natchez, Gulfport and other areas of Mississippi.

Projects. For an example of TV commercials, stills campaigns, online content, corporate videos, virtual reality 360 content, feature films, TV series and documentaries shot in Mississippi, please see below:

If you are looking for a film or photographic production service company, line producer or fixer anywhere in Mississippi, please contact us.

We are able to provide you with answers, references and bids quickly.

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