Film Friendly Texas Certified Communities: Austin Area

The Film Friendly Texas (FFTX) program provides ongoing training and guidance to help statewide communities effectively accommodate on-location filming and market their communities as filming destinations.

Certified communities have attended a Film Friendly Texas training workshop, have submitted photo coverage of potential filming locations for inclusion in the Texas Film Commission location database and have passed filming guidelines approved by our office.

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Austin

Region: Austin area

Brian Gannon, Director
Austin Film Office
512-583-7230
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www.austinfilmcommission.com

Austin Area Filmography (partial): Austin City Limits (TV Series: 1975 - Present) •  Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) • American Crime (TV Series: 2015 - 2016) • My All American (2015) • The Leftovers, Season 2 (TV Series: 2015) • Boyhood (2014) • Men, Women and Children (2014) • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) • The Tree of Life (2011) • Friday Night Lights (TV Series: 2006 - 2011) • Spy Kids Franchise (2001 - 2011) • Predators (2010) • Temple Grandin (TV Movie: 2010) • True Grit (2010) • Stop-Loss (2008) • Grindhouse (2007) • Idiocracy (2006) • Infamous (2006) • Man of the House (2005) • Sin City (2005) • Friday Night Lights (2004) • The Alamo (2004) • Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) • Office Space (1999) • Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)


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Bastrop

Region: Austin area

Debbie Moore
Bastrop Film Commission
225-802-4702
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www.cityofbastrop.org

Bastrop Filmography (partial): A Country Called Home (2015) • Boyhood (2014) • Angels Sing (2013) • Joe (2013) • Pit Stop (2013) • Prince Avalanche (2013) • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (TV Episode: 2012) • Bernie (2011) • Temple Grandin (TV Movie: 2010) • Friday the 13th (2009) • Fireflies in the Garden (2008) • Where The Heart Is (2000) • Home Fries (1998) • Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series: 1989) • Lovin' Molly (1974)


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Buda

Region: Austin area

Lysa Gonzalez, Director of Tourism
City of Buda
512-295-7170
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www.budatxtourism.com

Buda Filmography: The Association (2015) • Friday Night Lights (TV Series: 2006 - 2011) • Snake Tales (2000) • Beyond the Prairie II: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder Continues (TV Movie: 1999) • The Newton Boys (1998) • A Small Town In Texas (1976)


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Cedar Park

Region: Austin area

Jennie Huerta
Media & Communications Manager, City of Cedar Park
512-401-5006
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www.cedarparktexas.gov

Cedar Park Filmography: The Great Christmas Light Fight (TV Episode: 2013) The New Guy (2002)


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Elgin

Region: Austin area

Amy Miller, Community Development Director
City of Elgin
512-285-5721
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Elgin Filmography (partial): My All American (2015) • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) • The Tree of Life (2011) • Temple Grandin (TV Movie: 2010) • A Scanner Darkly (2006) • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006) • The Legend of Ghostwolf (2005) • Dr. Phil (TV Episode: 2004) • America Brown (2004) • Barbecue: A Texas Love Story (2004) • Friday Night Lights (2004) • Tom's Wife (2004) • The 25th Hour (2002) • The New Guy (2002) • Snake Tales (2000) • Varsity Blues (1999) • Cadillac Ranch (1996) • The Big Green (1995) • Shadows of Desire (TV Movie: 1994) • In Broad Daylight (TV Movie: 1991) • The Great Waldo Pepper (1975) • Epicurious • The Picnic • Wilderness • Fool's Gold


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Florence

Region: Austin area

Shawna Platt
Florence Chamber of Commerce
512-567-6724
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www.florencetex.com

Florence Filmography: Fool's Gold


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Granger

Region: Austin area

Sabra Davis, City Administrator
City of Granger
512-859-2755
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www.cityofgranger.org

Granger Filmography (partial): Kill or Be Killed (2015) • True Grit (2010) • The Return (2006) • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006) • When Zachary Beaver Came To Town (2003) • 25th Hour (2002) • Michael (1996) • Purgatory County (1996)


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Hutto

Region: Austin area

Kim McAuliffe, Downtown & Tourism Manager
City of Hutto
512-759-4029
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www.visithutto.com

Hutto Filmography (partial): Bug (2015) • From Dusk Till Dawn, Season 1 (TV Series: 2014) • The Stanton Family Grave Robbery (2008) • Blood Simple (1984)


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Kyle

Region: Austin area

Victoria Vargas, Economic Development Specialist
Department of Economic Development, City of Kyle
512-262-3932
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http://www.kyleed.com/

Kyle Filmography (partial): Summer League (2013) • Secret At Arrow Lake (2009) • The Lights (2009) • Blood Simple (1984) • Ressurection (1980)


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Lago Vista

Region: Austin area

Elaine Hughes, Executive Director
Lago Vista Chamber of Commerce
512-267-7952
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www.lagovista.org

Lago Vista Filmography: Tryst of Fate (2009)


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Leander

Region: Austin area

Mark Tummons, Parks and Recreation Director
City of Leander
512-528-2993
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www.leandertx.gov

Leander Filmography: Dadgum, Texas (2011) • Pineapple (2008) • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) • The Rookie (2002)


Locations photo coverage available at LocationsHub.
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Liberty Hill

Region: Austin area

Barbara Zwernemann, City Secretary
City of Liberty Hill
512-778-5449
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www.lhtexas.com

Liberty Hill Filmography: Kleenex "Kindred Spirits" (Commercial: 2015) • Spirit Reins (Short Documentary: 2015) • Cicadas (2000) • The Newton Boys (1998)


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Lockhart

Region: Austin area

Rob Tobias, Economic Development
City of Lockhart
512-398-3461
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www.lockhartedc.com/lockhart-film-friendly

Andrea Davila, Assistant to Economic Development Director
Lockhart Economic Development Corporation
512-398-3461
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www.lockhartedc.com/lockhart-film-friendly

Lockhart Filmography (partial): The Leftovers, Season 2 (TV Series: 2015) • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) • Joe (2013) • The Bystander Theory (2013) • Bernie (2011) • Temple Grandin (TV Movie: 2010) • Stop-Loss (2008) • Secondhand Lions (2003) • Where The Heart Is (2000) • The Faculty (1998) • The Newton Boys (1998) • Waiting for Guffman (1996) • What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) • The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)


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Pflugerville

Region: Austin area

Terri Waggoner, Public Information Officer
City of Pflugerville
512-990-6115
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www.pflugervilletx.gov

Pamela Cosel, Marketing & Special Events Coordinator
City of Pflugerville
512-990-6113
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www.pflugervilletx.gov

Pflugerville Filmography (partial): American Crime (TV Pilot: 2015) • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) • Cinema Six (2012) • Friday Night Lights (TV Series: 2006 - 2011) • Secondhand Lions (2003) • The Newton Boys (1998) • What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) • Blood Simple (1984) • The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)


Locations photo coverage available at LocationsHub.
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Round Rock

Region: Austin area

Kristin Brown, Special Event Coordinator
City of Round Rock
512-218-5447
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www.roundrocktexas.gov

Round Rock Filography (partial): American Crime, Season 2 (2016) • Beyond The Darkness (2016) • The Association (2015) • No No: A Dockumentary (2014) • Friday the 13th (2009) • Idiocracy (2006) • The Simple Life, Season 2 (TV Episode: 2004) • The Rookie (2002) • Miss Congeniality (2000) • My Boyfriend's Back (1993) • Blood Simple (1984) • Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)


Locations photo coverage available at LocationsHub.
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San Marcos

Region: Austin area

Kristi Wyatt, Dir. of Communications & Intergovernmental Relations
City of San Marcos
512-393-8105
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www.sanmarcostx.gov

San Marcos Filmography: Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) • American Crime (TV Series: 2015 - 2016) • The Teller and the Truth (2015) • Boyhood (2014) • The Tree of Life (2011) • Friday Night Lights (TV Series; 2006 - 2011) • Idiocracy (2006) • The Faculty (1998) • Courage Under Fire (1996) • Flesh and Bone (1993) • The Getaway (1972)


Locations photo coverage available at LocationsHub.
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Smithville

Region: Austin area

Robert Tamble, Interim City Manager
City of Smithville
512-237-3282
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www.ci.smithville.tx.us

Smithville Filmography (partial): A Country Called Home (2015) • My All American (2015) • Joe (2013) • Doonby (2013) • 5 Time Champion (2012) • Bernie (2011) • Natural Selection (2011) • The Tree of Life (2011) • Beneath the Darkness (2011) • Fireflies In The Garden (2008) • Hope Floats (1998) • The Texas Rangers (TV Pilot)


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Taylor

Region: Austin area

Deby Lannen, Main Street Manager
City of Taylor
512-352-3463
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www.taylortx.gov

Taylor Filmography (partial): Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) • Joe (2013) • Natural Selection (2011) • Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (TV Episode: 2007) • The Hticher (2007) • Infamous (2006) • Friday Night Lights (2004) • Barbecue: A Texas Love Story (2004) • The Life of David Gale (2003) • The Rookie (2002) • Where The Heart Is (2000) • Varsity Blues (1999) • SubUrbia (1996)


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