As the filming location or subject of nearly two dozen major movies and scores of other television and advertising productions, Durham is no stranger to film. In fact, it offers unique features and essential services to accommodate any number of film projects, including varied terrain, period and futuristic settings, urban and small town backgrounds, local crew and warehouse/office space, and local government that supports and encourages filming.
Home to a variety of famed locales – including the Historic Durham Athletic Park featured in Bull Durham and Duke University featured in Dawson's Creek – it's no surprise that Durham is an attractive location for film crews. Explore the following resources to learn more about incentives, locations, services, and more.
Durham works collectively with the Triangle Regional Film Commission to attract and service films. If you are interested in filming a movie or commercial in Durham, or anywhere in the Research Triangle Region, contact the Triangle Regional Film Commission by calling (919) 682-2222 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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