A state much in the news of late, Alabama has inspired songs (“Sweet Home Alabama”), spawned music groups (“Alabama Shakes.” “Alabama”), birthed recorded music (Muscle Shoals Sound Studio), and even supported a major NASA facility, the Huntsville’s Marshall Space Flight Center – a major tourist destination for visitors from around the world. To filmmakers, Alabama offers a whopping tax credit of up to 35% on qualified spend.
Alabama’s wide-ranging landscapes encompass green ridge-and-valley topography, sea views along the Gulf Coast, and numerous small towns that evoke the Old South. Its football fanaticism provides a good backdrop for films focused on gridiron action. Read more.