Film Incentive

Local Film Incentive Program

The Lauderdale County Tourism Commission recognizes the economic impact a film can have on our local community. To help make Lauderdale County a “film-friendly” community, we offer the following incentive. 

For any film and/or production company that chooses to film in Lauderdale County or in surrounding areas, using the city of Meridian as the hub of film activity and using one or more local hotels, a rebate of 1% of the 2 ½% special tourism tax will be refunded, when the following criteria are met: