The Bradenton Area, which includes Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key, offers perfect locales for feature films, industrial films, documentaries, commercials, made-for-TV movies, television programs, music videos and still photography. The film commission can assist with your shoots in Anna Maria, Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Cortez, Ellenton, Holmes Beach, Lakewood Ranch, North Longboat Key, Myakka City, Palmetto – any location within Manatee County.
Some of our unique features include the Bishop Museum of Science & Nature, Cortez Fishing Village, Gamble Plantation, LECOM Field, the Powel Crosley Estate, Florida Railroad Museum and a motor sports park. Manatee County offers 20 miles of breathtaking beaches, agricultural fields and farms, world-class sporting facilities and golf courses, an array of gorgeous waterways and islands, a brightly-colored artists’ community of galleries and restaurants, quaint downtown streetscapes and a wide range of residential areas from vintage bungalow-lined streets to exclusive Stepford-esque gated communities.
Contact Our Film Commission:
Sean Walter, Film Commissioner
Aimee Blenker, Film Marketing Executive
Monica Luff, Permit Coordinator
Elliott Falcione, Executive Director
The Bradenton Area Film Commission is a member of Film Florida and the Association of Film Commissioners International.