Filming In Alabama

Alabama is a stunning contrast of environments - the most biologically diverse place in America outside of California. The past still lives in Alabama's cities and towns, while space-age technology and modern industry flourish. With legendary southern hospitality, Alabama has catered to everything from small, independent shorts to massive Hollywood film productions.

Bordered by the states Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida, Alabama is a southeastern state with a rich history dating back several hundreds of years. From the Appalachian Mountains in the northeast to the the shores of the Gulf of Mexico in the southwest, the state offers a lot of diverse locations. With beautiful plains, grand forests, multiple waterways, historical landmarks, rural towns and buzzing cities, the state is a great place to shoot.

When shooting in Alabama you should get in contact with the Alabama Film Office. The government organization will help and guide you in the process when shooting in the state. 

Film Insurance Requirements in the State of

The Alabama Film Commission asks producers to be up to date on Alabama child workers laws.

Certificate(s) of Insurance (COI) as evidence of General Liability coverage in the amount not less than $1,000,000 for each occurrence.

A separate additional insured endorsement for the COI with the following wording: “the State of Alabama, including its officers, agents and employees is named as additional insured, with respect to liability arising out of the operations related to filming on Alabama state owned or operated property.”

Workers Compensation: State law requires companies provide proof of worker’s compensation coverage. If a company has no employees the company may submit a Workers Compensation waiver letter. (Please create your own document based on the sample template.

Alabama Film Office

401 Adams Avenue, Suite 170

Montgomery, AL 36104

United States

Disclaimer: The encapsulated production information on this page is provided for general purposes only and should not be construed as advice. While we do our utmost to keep all information up to date, production requirements change often. The best source for details is the film office itself.

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