Film Friendly Texas Sample Guidelines

The downloadable sample documents below are intended solely as a potential starting point for use by your legal counsel in crafting an appropriate final set of Filming Guidelines and Permit Application for your community.

These sample documents may not be suitable for all situations or your particular municipality. The Governor’s Office does not endorse, guarantee, or warrant, either express or implied, the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of such documents. Your community is urged to consult legal counsel in the development, adoption and implementation of such Filming Guidelines and Permit Application documents.

Sample Filming Guidelines & Permit Application

A proposed municipal Film Guideline Template and samples of actual guidelines.
Download Sample: Anytown, TX Filming Guidelines (Word File)

Sample Notification Letter

Letters from production to inform businesses and homes of proposed production activity.
Download Sample: Notification Leaflet (Word File)

Sample Neighborhood Signoff Form

A form for productions to show municipalities proof of notification to affected businesses and homes of proposed production activity.
Download Sample: Neighborhood Signoff (Word File)

Production Crew Positions

A glossary of key positions on a typical production.
Position Definitions: View Glossary