Below is a list of local Hawai‘i based resources for filmmakers and industry professionals


ʻOhina provides an annual exclusive venue for a collection of works by Hawaiʻi filmmakers to be gathered and presented to the community.
ʻUluʻulu aims to perpetuate and share the rich moving image heritage of Hawaiʻi through the preservation of film and videotape related to the history and culture of Native Hawaiians and the people of Hawaiʻi.
Hawaiʻi’s comprehensive film and media higher education program, the Academy for Creative Media (ACM) is at the forefront of cinematic arts in the Pacific.
Creative Lab Hawaii, founded in 2012 by the Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism’s Creative Industries Division (CID), is a key facet of DBEDT’s HI Growth Initiative, is developing an ecosystem to increase export, attract investment and build the state’s creative entrepreneurial capacity.
HFC is a 501 (c)(3), nonprofit, community based, independent filmmakers collective, dedicated to encourage, promote and support independent film production in Hawaii. 
Hawai‘i Women in Filmmaking is a feminist nonprofit organization committed to gender justice in filmmaking through an intersectional lens.
The future of media is Indigenous and inclusive: @NiaTero just launched #KinTheory, a global Indigenous media makers database. Learn more and create your profile today to connect with other Indigenous creators or show up as an accomplice. kintheory.org/join/
NMG Network is a creator of media experiences for luxury and leisure travel and hospitality.
The mission of Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) is to support, advance, and develop Pacific Island media content and talent that results in a deeper understanding of Pacific Island history, culture, and contemporary challenges.


Created by filmmaker Ava DuVernay and led by an all-women executive team, ARRAY
Crew is a personnel database designed to connect below-the-line crew, with a special
focus on the amplification of women, people of color and other underrepresented film
and television professionals with studio executives, department heads and producers.

ARRAY Crew is available in the United States and Canada.

This 13,500 square foot facility features event spaces, production studios, co-working and collaboration space, meeting rooms and small offices.

Tax incentives, the only state-owned and operated film studio in the country and a growing list of production facilities, an experienced pool of crew and talent, a comprehensive local inventory of state-of-the-art equipment, a well-established one-stop process for state film permits, and a film-friendly government and community.

Kaua‘i is a world class destination for film, television and advertising production.  Check out our locations, from the beautiful, iconic Napali Coastline to breathtaking natural vistas, rivers, picturesque ranches and farmland, and small towns seemingly frozen in time.

Hawai‘i Island Film Office, as part of the County of Hawai‘i Department of Research and Development, was established to promote and market Hawai‘i Island as a film destination to filmmakers worldwide and to be a resource for productions while assuring regard for the people and environment of Hawai‘i Island.

Comprehensive listing of film, TV and media production vendors and services for pre/post production, crew, talent and information across the islands. 

The Honolulu Film Office assists filmmakers with connections to local resources, location guidance and filming requests for City and County of Honolulu properties throughout the island of Oahu.

The Maui County Film Office (MCFO) has been mandated to bring social and economic benefits to the citizens of Maui County through the inception, retention and thoughtful, meaningful growth of film, TV and new media. Locations, Crew, Permits, Tax Incentives, more. 


As the largest production company in Hawaii (Island Film Group) we offer a full range of services, including remote production, production facilities, post-production, drone/remote arm services and tax credit administration.l

A local production company with a focus on documentary storytelling 

A full-service production company specializing in line producing, pre-production, locations, crewing, production, post, and tax-incentives.


Doris Duke Theatre is part of the Honolulu Museum of Art and regularly hosts film festivals, art-house screenings and events. The theater is available for corporate and private rentals.

The Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival is run by The Honolulu Gay & Lesbian Cultural Foundation  whose mission is to educate and raise awareness of the community-at-large about gay & lesbian culture, arts, and lifestyle. 

Annual Film Festival based on Maui island, usually taking place in June.

Consolidated Ward with TITAN LUXE is a premiere theatre location offering the perfect venue for a wide range of meetings and events including corporate meetings and local film premieres. Conveniently located at Ward Village in Kakaako, Ward Stadium 16 offers a dynamic and sophisticated atmosphere for all of your event needs. Let our dedicated and professional event staff help make your next event unforgettable.


ALOHA Film People!

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