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Salisbury welcomes a variety of film projects to our community. Our city boasts a diverse community rich in history and art, supported by local colleges, art museums and theatres. Our preservation efforts in historic neighborhoods and landmarks makes our city an ideal location for producers and site managers. Film projects bring jobs and funds to Salisbury and Rowan County.

Production companies interested in filming in Salisbury, please click here. Please provide at least 5-7 business days advance notice. 

Stay Informed

Residents and visitors can stay informed about upcoming films through this webpage. This includes:

  • filming location opportunities
  • casting call opportunities
  • street closures
  • business closures
  • noise and other anticipated sounds

Concerns

Concerns about outside film production are valid. The city attempts to focus on early and frequent communication to prevent challenges. Creating a good relationship between downtown business owners and film production crews is a priority. Let’s focus on future projects and the positive impact for Salisbury.

Contact Us

About filming in Salisbury:

City of Salisbury Communications
coscommunications@salisburync.gov
(704) 638-4460

Upcoming Film Production: To Her, With Love

Details

Salisbury will serve as the backdrop for an upcoming Hallmark Movie beginning next week. The production may affect travel in the Salisbury area.


Road Closures

Expected road closures or traffic shifts include:

NO UPCOMING ROAD CLOSURES


Residents, merchants and downtown visitors will have access to homes and businesses during filming.

Closures are subject to change and weather permitting. Stay connected to road closure notices by signing up for free RoCo Text Alerts. Simply text the word Salisbury to 888-777 or customize your free email or text alerts by visiting salisburync.gov/RoCoAlerts.

An air date for the movie is unknown.


 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Will businesses be compensated if they close for production?

Typically, if the production is expected to close a business during regular business hours, producers sometimes have stated that compensation will be provided.

How do I find out about road closures due to a production?

Road closures and other impacts to businesses and residents will be communicated in advance via social media, this website and via RoCo Alerts where applicable. Click here to sign up for RoCo Alerts text messages: salisburync.gov/RoCoAlerts 

Will the film production cater using local businesses?

This depends on whether a film is independent or part of the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG).

Independent film productions, known as indies, can cater using local businesses.

Larger film productions are required to use unions. Specifically, catering for Screen Actors Guild actors falls under a union contract. Unless your establishment is a union caterer, please understand that production food service might already be contracted.

Either way, this does not mean that members of this group will not visit your establishment. The film production staff will occasionally dine outside the production venue. Customer service and hospitality is key for non-catered meals and snacks.

How can I be part of the film?

A film production has many opportunities for locals to participate. There could be casting opportunities for small parts, or as a background extra. There are also sometimes intern or production assistant opportunities available. Production companies often advertise needs via social media or through casting agents. 

Road Closures

There are no current road closures for filming purposes. Closures are subject to change, please check back here for updates. 

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