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You Make Your Production. We Make It Easy.
Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands on Florida’s vibrant west coast is a film-friendly location that’s hosted productions from features to commercials. We provide a Film Office to help with permits and crew. The office offers instant access to government, business and the private sector, producing the decisive action necessary to facilitate the filmmaking experience and ensure your production is a successful one.

Nestled between Sarasota and Naples along Florida's Southwest Gulf Coast, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands is a growing area that still retains its peaceful nature and small town charm and hospitality. Money magazine rated Charlotte County as one of the Best Places to Live in the South and Men's Journal describes the climate as, "Utterly, tropically perfect. Always."

Free Film Office Services!
The Charlotte Harbor Florida Film Office can help you with your film, television or print production. Whether you need help with locations, crew, accommodations, permitting or any other aspect of your shoot, the film office is available to help smooth the way to a successful shoot.

For more detailed information regarding the Florida Film, Television, and Digital Media Incentive including applications, guidelines, and samples, as well as grants and other discounts click here.

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Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands - What It Means To You:

  • Feature film experience

  • Acknowledged "film friendly" reputation

  • Dedicated full-time film office resources

  • Myriad natural environments

  • Diverse architectural and geographic spectrum

  • Download Film Brochure

    For a Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands film production permit, click here.

    Feature Production Experience

    HOOT2006Boca Grande, Punta Gorda
    Out of Time2003Placida
    Tale of Two Buds2002Englewood
    Gone Fishing1997Charlotte Harbor
    Just Cause1994Punta Gorda
    Pink Cadillac1989Charlotte Harbor

    Contact Information:
    Jerry Jones
    Charlotte Harbor Florida Film Office
    18500 Murdock Circle, B104
    Port Charlotte, FL 33948
    941-743-2245 Fax

    Film Florida - Los Angeles, CA Representative
    Susan Simms
    5426 Simpson Avenue
    N. Hollywood, CA 91607
    818-508-7747 Fax