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Communication Directorate

Headquarters Marine Corps

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Entertainment Media Liaison Office Mission

Advises, coordinates, and synchronizes Marine Corps support to entertainment and academia industries in order to increase knowledge, encourage positive attitudes and behaviors among key publics and stakeholders to portray the Marine Corps as a naval force with authenticity, tell the Marine Corps story, and reinforce core values while ensuring truth in lending and accuracy of entertainment involving the service.

What we provide

Since 1917, we have helped producers, writers and directors of non-Government, entertainment and non-entertainment-based media productions with the following:

  • Coordination for the use of personnel, aircraft, and equipment.
  • Access to Marine Corps installations, both within the United States and forward combat zones.
  • Assistance in obtaining broadcast-quality Marine Corps stock footage and "B" roll footage.
  • Accurate Script and story development
  • Access to highly-qualified subject matter experts (i.e. pilots, engineers, infantrymen, etc)

Note: All productions must be approved by the Department of Defense and meet specific criteria for support. Click on our FAQs link for more information.

What production companies should do

  • Fill out a Production Assistance Request Form. Call 760-763-2719 or email usmc.emlo@gmail.com to request this document.
  • Include a detailed treatment or synopsis with your form.

What production companies should NOT do

  • Contact units or individual Marines on their own to request official support. All coordination must be first approved by and coordinated through this office. Without a signed agreement from a representative of this office, Marines will not be authorized to participate in productions.
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NEW YORK -- Sgt. Maj. George Sanchez, Lt. Col. Richard Bordonaro, and  Sgt. John  Sardine (from left), all from 6th Communication Battalion, stand next to the grave of Lt. Col. Franklin Wharton, 3rd Commandant of the Marine Corps. The Marines placed a wreath to pay tribute to Wharton on the 237th Birthday of the Marine Corps, Nov. 10, 2012. He served from 1798 to 1818 and was the first Commandant to occupy the Commandant's House, Marine Barracks, Washington. He was born in Philadelphia, and now rests at Trinity Church a few blocks away from Wall Street in Manhattan. (Marine Corps production by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)
121110-M-KZ372-012.JPG Photo By: Sgt. Randall A. Clinton

Nov 10, 2012
New York, NY - NEW YORK -- Sgt. Maj. George Sanchez, Lt. Col. Richard Bordonaro, and Sgt. John Sardine (from left), all from 6th Communication Battalion, stand next to the grave of Lt. Col. Franklin Wharton, 3rd Commandant of the Marine Corps. The Marines placed a wreath to pay tribute to Wharton on the 237th Birthday of the Marine Corps, Nov. 10, 2012. He served from 1798 to 1818 and was the first Commandant to occupy the Commandant's House, Marine Barracks, Washington. He was born in Philadelphia, and now rests at Trinity Church a few blocks away from Wall Street in Manhattan. (Marine Corps production by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)


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This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at http://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations.html , which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.



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Contact Information

Entertainment Media Liaison Office
Build 2264
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055
Tel: 760-763-2719, 760-763-2718

usmc.emlo@gmail.com

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