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The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is a leading science museum dedicated to sharing the power of science, sparking wonder and investigation, and fueling innovation for the future. Located in Downtown Miami’s waterfront Museum Park, Frost Science is divided into four buildings: the Frost Planetarium, Aquarium, and North and West Wings.

Miami-Dade County TV, Film and Entertainment Production Incentive Program

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The TV, Film and Entertainment Production Incentive is a performance-based grant program that is based on Miami-Dade County-centric criteria.

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In honor of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Miami Dade County Film Office and the Miami Beach Office of Film & Event Production Management will be closed Monday, Jan. 21.
Please plan your production accordingly.

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Federal Government Shut Down effect on Filming in Miami-Dade County.
Due to the Federal Government Shut Down, the following filming will be effected:

  • Filming on Transit: Our office will be unable to obtain approval for any Federal Transportation Authority funded Transit areas of request
  • Filming with drones on County property:  Our office will be unable to obtain FAA approvals for filming with drones.
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Productions that qualify for the local incentive are required to hire local crew. 
We currently have three productions that have qualified for our local incentive.
Each project is required to hire a minimum of 50 main cast and crew (employees) that are Miami-Dade County residents**.  The employment of the 50 main cast and crew is for the duration of the project: from commencement of principal photography until the wrap of principal photography. Additionally, productions that have  a cast and crew of 110 personnel or more will be required to have at least 60 percent of the total cast and crew (employees), excluding extras/background talent*, be Miami-Dade County residents**.  

MDPD

New Miami-Dade Police Department Off-Regular Duty Rates
New Rates Per Hour Effective November 19th, 2018

Classification Regular Off-Duty Rates Holiday Off-Duty Rates
Police Officer $68.50 $102.75

Sergeant

$71.25 $105.50

Lieutenant

$74.00 $108.25

Captain

$76.75 $111.00

 A Police permit holder may relinquish their Police permit on or before forty eight (48) hours or two (2) business day from the starting time/day of service. Notification must be received by the Miami-Dade Police Department, Off-Duty Police Unit in writing via e-mail or letter forty eight (48) hours or two (2) business day in advance. However, if not relinquished within the cancellation period, the permit holder shall be required to pay a three (3) hour minimum rate for each officer hired. In addition to, any reasonable compensation for expenses incurred to provide the services authorized by the permit.

 

 

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Miami-Dade County TV, Film and Entertainment Production Incentive Program
and other Additional Local Municipal Incentives 

The TV, Film and Entertainment Production Incentive is a performance-based grant program that is based on Miami-Dade County-centric criteria. Each project’s eligibility will be determined on a case-by-case basis and each project/grant agreement will be required to go before the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) for individual approval.

 

Please Read All of The Requirements of the Program Before Submitting an Application. 
Incomplete or Erroneous Applications 
Will Not Be Accepted.

Incentives: Local municipalities


Additional Incentives 
Additional financial incentives, grants and funding sources are available including the State of Florida sales tax exemption. Additionally, there are incentives for companies interested in expanding or relocating to Miami-Dade County. Please see links below:

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FilMiami offers free online tool to match industry professionals with production companies

The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources’ Office of Film and Entertainment (FilMiami) now offers local professionals in the film and entertainment industry a tool that can match them to available production jobs. Individuals can submit their information through crew and vendor sign-up forms, which will be entered into a database that is made available to production companies.

The Crew and Vendor Sign-Up form is for any crew member or local vendor in the film, digital media and entertainment industry residing in South Florida. To participate, the person must be legally eligible to work in the United States and must submit a link to their resume or a link to their credits at IMDb with the form.

Any vendor that is located in Miami-Dade County and has a registered legal business with the Florida Department of State Division of Corporations is eligible to participate and must complete the online form to be considered.

This tool will help the film office match local film and entertainment industry professionals looking for film projects to production companies that need local talent. The film and entertainment industry contributes millions of dollars annually to the local economy and creates jobs for residents. We are also working on creating a Local Production Guide.

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FilMiami launches its free online Movie & TV Map Tour

The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources’ Office of Film and Entertainment (FilMiami) introduces its new free Movie & TV Map Tour!  This map guides users through more than 80 of the most popular movies and television series that were shot on location in Miami-Dade County, and includes information about each location, as well as film clips.

This map was created for tourists, cinephiles and filmmakers to promote Miami and the entertainment productions that have been filmed locally. It can be accessed on smart phones, tablets or computers and is compatible with most browsers. For users traveling around the County with a smart phone, the GPS function will indicate the closet filming location.
 
Miami-Dade County is a popular filming location because of its diversity of landscapes and infrastructure, beautiful natural light and talented crew base. The County’s 34 municipalities and unincorporated areas have served as a backdrop to some of the best-known feature films and television series.

For more information, contact the Office of Film and Entertainment at 305-375-3288


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