How To Be A Film Friendly Location


July 23, 2018 to July 26, 2018 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Bastrop / Elgin / Smithville, TX

About the Event:

Learn how being open to productions can help your community. Hear from local film liaisons and representatives from the Texas Film Commission about filming in your home, property or business. All events are open to the public.

The Film Friendly Community Workshops will take place on the following dates and locations:

  • Monday, July 23 (Bastrop): Bastrop Opera House, 711 Spring St.
  • Tuesday, July 24 (Elgin): Elgin Public Library, 404 N. Main St.
  • Wednesday, July 25 (Smithville): Smithville First National Bank, 312 Main St.
  • Thursday, July 26 (Elgin): New Republic Studios, 140 Utley Road

These workshops are hosted by Bastrop County Economic Development Corporation & New Republic Studios.

For more information, contact Adena Lewis, Director of Tourism and Economic Development for Bastrop County at

For press inquiries, contact Barry Rogers, New Republic Studios at

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