The Brownsville Border Film Commission was created in 2003 to market the City of Brownsville as a film friendly destination. The Brownsville Border Film Commission is AFCI-Certified, one of eleven Regional Texas Film Commissions, and a Film-Friendly Community.
Located in the southern tip of Texas, Brownsville offers an unforgettable and matchless experience along the border--sister city to Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico--with beautiful landscapes, historical sites, unique flora and fauna, and wealth of culture and talent.
The Brownsville Border Film Commission can provide assistance with city department coordination and permitting.
Eight (8) advisory members appointed by the City Commission
One (1) member of the City Commission
Three (3) members shall be appointed by the Film Commission
Each advisory member shall be appointed by the City Commission with the exception of the Film Commissioner who shall be appointed by the City Manager. One member shall be appointed by the Board of the BBFAC to represent the City of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Two (2) year terms as appointed by the City Commission and may be reappointed upon approval of the City Commission, with the exception of the Film Commissioner who shall remain in office unless replaced at the direction of the City Manager.
The Brownsville Border Film Advisory Commission was created by Resolution Number 2003-036, adopted October 7, 2003, amended with Resolution Number 2004-021 on May 4, 2004 amended by Resolution Number 2008-051 on May 06, 2008, and was re-activated by Resolution Number 2019-053 on July 2, 2019.