02 Jan Television Production in Tampa: A Peek at Popular Filming Sites
Are you currently hard at work trying to set up your 2014 filming schedule? If so, don’t forget to add television production in Tampa to your plans. There are many interesting filming locations to choose from. Here’s a look at several that have been popular with television producers over the years:
#1: Gasparilla Pirate Fest
One place that has previously captured television and film producers’ attention is Tampa Bay’s Gasparilla Pirate Fest. Held annually, it once hosted the likes of celebrities Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. Just in case you want to check-out the festival for yourself in 2014, plan to be in the Tampa Bay area January 18th through the 26th. You can also find old TV and film clips taken at the festival readily available online.
#2: YBor City
Speaking of events that took place in spring 2013, celebrity Ben Affleck was seen scouting for locations in one of our favorite areas. Yes, we are talking about Ybor City. It’s a great place to go if you want to portray a charming neighborhood or festive scene in your television production.
#3: Downtown Tampa
Downtown Tampa’s skyline and visually interesting streets have been used by television and film producers numerous times as well. The list of films that were previously shot in the downtown area includes the 2004 flick, The Punisher.