85-acre film compound receives approval

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 10, 2021 4:08 PM CT | Published: June 10, 2021 1:29 PM CT

It all started years ago when Jason Farmer’s grade-school-age son said he wanted to be a filmmaker. On Thursday, the Land Use Control Board approved a planned development for an 85-acre film- and TV-production complex in Whitehaven.

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Whitehaven BLP Film Studios Jason A. Farmer film tourism Land Use Control Board
Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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