NOTICE:  SFWMD the S-193 lock at Taylor Creek in Okeechobee County will return to operations on Saturdays and Sundays between 5:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. beginning on Saturday, June 10, 2017. All other locks will reopen when the lake returns to 12.51 feet.

Local Florida Office of Film & Entertainment

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Okeechobee County Tourist Development Council is the local office for film and entertainment in Okeechobee County.  Filming in Florida has limitless possibilities.  Great weather, friendly people, diverse landscapes.  One of the greatest reasons to film in Florida is the Florida Entertainment Sales Tax Exemption. 

Florida Entertainment Sales Tax Exemption

Any qualified production company producing motion pictures, made for television motion pictures, television series, commercial advertising, music videos or sound recordings in Florida, may be eligible for a sales and use tax exemption on certain production related purchases in Florida.

Click on the logo above for Film in Florida filming information and to apply for the Sales Tax Exemption.