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Filming in London

Filming in London

Plan Your Shoot

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From feature films to computer games, TV shows to music videos, and all that's in between. Whatever you're making and wherever you're from, we are here to help your shoot run smoothly.

Start by following these simple steps. 

If you're an international production, we can provide a bespoke advisory service to help you navigate the rules.

Read our advice for international crews

Looking to film in another part of the UK? Find the right regional screen agency

Find a location

From the best known landmarks to the most obscure street, London has a versatile range of options if you want to shoot on location. Looking for a studio? The capital's are world-class. Find your perfect location

Get permission

Although this is a film friendly city, you can't just film anywhere. Even if you're a small crew filming on a street, it's best to get permission first. Luckily we have all the contacts you need. Get permission to film

Make it legal

There are different rules governing filming. But whether it's people or buildings you need to make sure your shoot is abiding by the law and you have all the right insurance. See your legal obligations

Get started

London boasts a vast array of creative talent and services that can ensure your shoot or is perfectly supported. Alongisde gold standard post and VFX houses, the capital has everything you need. Search for crew and services  

Make it green

There are lots of ways to ensure your production is environmentally friendly, from recycling initiatives to car pooling and lights-out schemes. Find out more with Green Screen.

Looking for a Unit Base or Production office? 

These lists provide council contacts and commercial spaces that will be able to help. 

Unit bases

Production office space

Crew parking

Looking to film in another part of the UK?

Different regional organisations look after filming and film-related activities across the UK. The best organisation to contact is the British Film Commission.

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