Press Room

Who We Are

The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization of Galveston Island, Texas... Read more.

Media Contacts

Mary Beth Bassett
Director of Public Relations
Office: (409)797-5121

Clayton Kolavo
Digital Content Strategist
Office: (409)797-5120

Caitlin Carnes
Public Reliations Manager
Office: (409) 797-5121

Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room

Film Production

Just minutes south of Houston, Galveston Island is a film-friendly city that is rich in unique locations. Expansive beaches, authentic Victorian neighborhoods, historic ships, classic urban alleys, world-class architecture and much more make Galveston Island a wealth of diverse filming locations.

Film Permit Application
Apply for a film permit online here.

Many film productions have been shot in Galveston over the years. Below is a list of some of the more prominent film, television and commercial productions filmed here.

Motion Pictures and TV

Commercial Productions

  • Mercedes Benz (2007)
  • ExxonMobil (2013)
  • Hasbro Toys (2013)
  • Joe’s Crab Shack (2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Chick-Fil-A (2015)
  • (2017)
  • ExxonMobil (2017)


Contact Us!

Bryan Kunz Galveston Film Liaison
Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
601 Tremont, Suite 200
Galveston, TX 77550

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