Film

Space for making movies on Florida’s Space Coast!

The Space Coast region offers one of the most bio-diverse natural landscapes in the country, with 72 miles of open beaches and weather that provides a phenomenal number of good shooting days. This area has historical downtowns and charming architecture, cooperative communities and a variety of professional support crew for hire.

Here are a few pertinent facts to consider: on average, 236 sunny days per year. The July average temperature is around 82 degrees. January's average is around 60.

Ready to say “lights, camera, action” on Florida's Space Coast? Call the Space Coast Film Commission to take the next step, (321) 433-4470. This office is a one-stop source for locating skilled crew and qualified companies to support your production. More than 2,000 location photos are available through the Film Commission by calling or emailing.

COVID-19 Information

We are strongly encouraging the use of face masks, hand sanitizer and other sanitation procedures, and the use of social distancing. Please visit the following links for more information.

Coverage Area

Brevard County serves Barefoot Bay, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Cocoa, Grant, Indian Harbour Beach, Malabar, Palm Bay, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne, Merritt Island, Mims, Port St. John, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Scottsmoor, Sharpes and Titusville.

If you'd like to film at Kennedy Space Center, Canaveral National Seashore/Playalinda Beach, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Archie Carr National Refuge, or Sebastian Inlet State Park please contact them directly for permitting.

Permitting

There are no permit fees. It is essential to contact the film office prior to any filming activities. The city or county will charge for particular services including fire and police, equipment etc. Fire and police costs range from $18-$25/ hour depending on the city.  If you want to use a drone, please be aware of the many no-fly zones in the area. Individual municipalities may have additional restrictions. Please provide a copy of the drone operator license with your permit.  Download a film permit. Once completed please email the permit to Meagan Happel at [email protected]

Incentives

For state incentive information and application, please visit the State Film Office website at www.filminflorida.com

Production Guide

An extensive and informative local production guide is available through the Film Commission. Forward us an email with your name and mailing address to m[email protected]Click here to view the Space Coast Production Guide.

Film Liaison Contacts

Local Liaison – Space Coast of Florida

Meagan Happel, Film Commissioner

430 Brevard Avenue
Cocoa, FL 32922
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (321) 433-4470

Liaison – Los Angeles

Susan Simms

815 W. 27th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90731
Phone: (310) 241 0116
Cell: 850 363 8339
Email: [email protected]