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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.

Mississippi 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, the picturesque town of Oxford, and American Civil War site of Vicksburg. Jackson is the state capital. Canton has an impressive small town square and main street. 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 Free State of Jones, 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.

Mississippi Film Crew & 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.

Mississippi Studios & Post Production

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

Mississippi Tax Incentives For Filming

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.

Mississippi Film-Friendly Accommodation

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

Final Notes

Down Time. Farm to table eats, history and heritage.

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:

Hire Mississippi Production Support & Shooting Crew

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

If you are looking for a shooting crew for your shoot in Mississippi, such as a director, DoP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, please contact us.

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