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Film Production Assistance

In Lexington and the Bluegrass Region you will have easy access to settings both rural and cosmopolitan, pasture land and forest, quaint small towns, architectural styles from the mid-eighteenth century to the new millennium, and of course, stunning vistas of the legendary landscapes of the Horse Capital of the World.

Kentucky offers aggressive tax incentives for film production, making it one of the most affordable film production locations in the United States. Qualified productions can take advantage of a refundable income tax credit of up to 30% of approved expenditures.

Let VisitLEX act as your Lexington film office:

  • Dreamer PosterNeed help finding filming locations that suit your needs? Contact Niki Heichelbech Goldey, Director of Communications. or (859) 244-7707.

  • Need help finding rooms for your crew? Contact Marci Krueger-Sidebottom, Vice President of Sales and Service at or (859) 244-7712. Or Becca Rogers: or (859) 244-7708.

A number of major motion pictures have taken advantage of filming in the Bluegrass Region. Learn more here: Horses and Hollywood.

The local chapter of IATSE is a great resource for electricians, rigging specialists, carpenters, stagehands, props, wardrobe, and general laborers. 

The regional SAG office is in Nashville, TN. The nearest teamster office is in Louisville, KY.

Need to reach out to come local companies for general services such as catering, printing, rental equipment or courier services? Our Services Directory is a great resource.