Yes Texas We are Open for Media Production! | See Film Commission Guidelines

The Texas Film Commission staff, industry stakeholders and community partners continue to work together to provide assistance and resource referrals to the Texas creative industries. We are also focused on recovery and the next steps to position our industries for future success. Governor Greg Abbott and the Strike Force to Open Texas are diligently working to safely and strategically restart and revitalize all aspects of the Lone Star State. 

Effective 06/03/2020, on-set/on-location media production may operate provided they can comply with state-recommended safety guidelines, as outlined in the Open Texas Checklist for Media Production.

*Note: As referenced in the Open Texas Checklist, the Production Registration Form is coming soon. Please check back to this page for updates.

For individuals, production offices and other businesses or vendors that work within or serve the creative industries, we advise you to review additional Open Texas Checklists including, but not limited to:

  • Office-Based Employers
  • Office-Based Employees
  • All Employers and Employees
  • Individuals
  • Manufacturing

If you have any questions pertaining to the Checklist for Media Production, please contact us.

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Texas Film Commission

The Texas Film Commission is your first stop for resources that serve the film, television, commercial, animation, visual effects, video game and extended reality (XR) industries of Texas. Serving the public since 1971, the Texas Film Commission supports our state’s global position as a premier production destination across all media industries. If you want to produce your next project in Texas, our industry-savvy staff is ready to connect you to Texas’ diverse locations, experienced workforce, support services, industry organizations and competitive production incentive program.