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The Metro 140 Building in Downtown Miami is ready for it's close up.

Recently the 140 building has been the location for several productions. It played the FBI office in Graceland's season 3, an office for an ITT Tech commercial, and the Music Video "Austin Mahone - Dirty Work" filmed here.

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Presidents Day

Holiday Schedule:

The Miami Dade County of Film & Entertainment and the Miami Beach Office of Film & Event Production Management will be closed on President's Day - Feb 15, 2016 (Mon).
Please plan your production accordingly.


Miami-Dade County, RioFilme and Rio Film Commission
sign new Memorandum of Understanding

January 8, 2016, Rio de Janeiro and Miami. Miami-Dade County, by and through the Office of Film and Entertainment, RioFilme and the Rio Film Commission signed a cooperation agreement to promote their respective audiovisual industries and contribute to economic development and job creation in their respective cities.



City of Miami Beach Production Update.

Many have heard that the City of Miami Beach is increasing meter, garage and lot rates in areas of the City.  While there is a rise in these fees, we have been able to lock in the $10 per day rental rate for film and print productions for meters and some garages.  Other garages already have larger daily rates.  Please note that as of December 10, the Preferred lot (P-lot) next to the Convention Center will no longer be an available option for base camp or crew parking.  This lot will be the construction lot of the three year Convention Center rebuild and then convert into greenspace. Remember we still offer base camp use of our hardpack sand and productions which demonstrate 100 Miami Beach room nights or more can receive significant incentive discounts towards this use.

Also, starting December 15, the off-duty Miami Beach Police hourly rate will go up to $50 for officers, $55 for sergeants, $58 for Lieutenants and $61 for Captains.  If your production requires a police coordinator, this is now charged at the $50 hourly rate for coordination hours. There still is a four hour minimum and cancellations must be made no less than 24 hours in advance or pay the four hour minimum as a penalty. Holidays will be double time.  The $10 per hour administration fee is still waived as an incentive to the film and print industries.

New Police Rates effective 12/15/2015


Miami-Dade’s Office of Film & Entertainment
Launches Production Assistant Sign-up Program

The Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Office of Film & Entertainment is launching an initiative that helps match entertainment productions to those interested in entry level Production Assistant (PA) positions.

A PA provides support to the rest of the crew on an entertainment production project. PAs work on movies, TV shows, commercials, music videos and other productions.  A PA may run errands, assist in the production office and purchase production supplies or perform ‘lockup’ so that pedestrians don’t walk onto the film set.

Graduates from local colleges and universities that offer film and entertainment programs are encouraged to participate, but anyone 18 years and older may sign up. PAs must be available full-time and need to have their own vehicle.

The Production Assistant Program will available beginning on October 5, 2015. Participants can may fill out the PA sign-up form online.  Once the form is completed, the information is entered into a database and made available to production companies looking to hire production assistants. However, there is no guarantee of employment.

This initiative is an effort to keep young talent in Miami-Dade County and grow the production base in the film and entertainment industry. To see what is going on locally in the film & entertainment industry check out FilMiami.

New permitting procedures effective immediately at all General Aviation Airports and Miami International Airport
Production must contact our office, 305-375-3288 first for all requests to film at any County Airport or leasehold at any County Airport. DO NOT contact the airport managers directly.
Once a permit has been applied for, production will need to fill out the corresponding Production Request form and email it to our office in order to begin the approval process. Be advised that Miami International Airport and ALL General Aviation Airports (Opa-locka, Miami Executive, Homestead General Aviation and Dade-Collier Training and Transition Airport (TNT) airports) could require up to 14 days to obtain approval.

Dade County Courthouse

Dade County Courthouse

Until further notice NO exterior filming of the Dade County Courthouse will  be approved due to construction.

RER Gift Policy:
The Regulatory and Economic Resources Department has adopted a No-Gift Policy. Employees are prohibited from accepting gifts of any kind.
(The Office of Film & Entertainment is part of RER.)