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Posted on: January 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 23, 2024

City of Forney Designated as a Film Friendly Community

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Governor Greg Abbott announced that the City of Forney, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated as a Film Friendly Texas Certified Community by the Texas Film Commission.

“Congratulations to the City of Forney on earning the Film Friendly Texas designation and joining more than 175 other Texas communities that have received this recognition,” said Governor Abbott. “Texas is brimming with promise, and I look forward to continuing to work alongside all of our communities to ensure they have the knowledge and tools needed to succeed. Through the Film Friendly Texas training and certification process, communities large and small are prepared to help match local businesses with production-related needs, creating jobs for Texas-based crew members and local residents, as well as spurring on-site spending at local businesses. I thank the Texas Film Commission for helping communities like Forney market their unique appeal and support local job creation through media production.”

“We are grateful to the Texas Film Commission for designating the City of Forney as a Film Friendly Texas Certified Community,” said City Manager Charles Daniels. “This recognition provides an excellent chance to introduce our community to a broader audience, and we eagerly anticipate the opportunities this designation will bring.”

The City of Forney joins more than 175 Film Friendly Texas Certified Communities from across the state that receive ongoing training and guidance from the Texas Film Commission on media industry standards, best practices, and how to effectively accommodate on-location filming activity in their community.

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