The desk of the Barbados Film Commission was established in 2015 to focus on the development of the film sector and on marketing the beautiful island of Barbados as a viable location for filming by foreign companies. It mainly provides information about incentives and procedures for using Barbados as a location, as well as acts as an intermediary between film personnel and government agencies.
The role of the Barbados Film Commission is also:
- Assisting in generating employment
opportunities for film personnel on the island, as
well as related jobs;
- Providing a comprehensive service for all filmmakers in production or location scouting on the island;
- Developing incentives for production companies, both local and overseas, to increase investment, job creation and foreign exchange through the production of audio-visual content in Barbados;
- Training local industry professionals, through apprenticeships to these productions and through local training programmes.