City of Jacksonville Film & Television Office, a Division of Economic Development

The City of Jacksonville’s Film & Television Office serves to attract film, television, commercial, digital media productions to the area; markets and creates opportunities that drive economic impact; streamlines the permit process; and improves engagement for visiting and local businesses. Jacksonville permits and assists hundreds of various productions each year making Northeast Florida a premier location for production. The Film & Television Office is a division of the City of Jacksonville Office of Economic Development.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop a marketing plan to promote upcoming event to target markets
  • Write and edit for the e-newsletter (Blog), Facebook and other social media platforms
  • Assist in researching and responding to production leads from potential clients
  • Formulate and initiate a social media campaign to promote various events, as well as maintain social engagement metrics
  • Assist in the development and the coordinating of marketing communications materials
  • Organize and maintain digital location photo files and web content
  • Assist in coordination and marketing of local industry events.

Some of the productions that the Film and TV Office attracted to Jacksonville include:

  • BASIC starring John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson
  • RECOUNT starring Dennis Leary and Laura Dern
  • Lonely Hearts starring John Travolta and Selma Hayak
  • Sunshine State starring Angela BAssett, Edie Falco and Timothy Hutton
  • The Year of Getting to Know Us starring Sharon Stone, Jimmy Fallon and Lucy Liu
  • Manchurian Candidate starring Denzel Washington
  • Tigerland starring Colin Ferrel
  • Numerous network and cable television movies and program segments
  • Numerous national and regional commercials and brand photography productions

For more information, contact Todd Roobin, manager at troobin@coj.net

 

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