Filming In London

From guidance on permits and how to find a location, studio or production office space, to the Filming in London Code of Practice and the London Filming Partners, giving you access to some of the best resources such as Production Companies, Exhibitors, Studios and more.

You’ll also find information on tax relief, environmentally-friendly filming and all of the resources you’ll need to help you shoot safely, effectively and efficiently in London.

Filming In London Information

Plan Your Shoot

Whatever you're making and wherever you're from, we are here to help your shoot run smoothly. This page features links to our information about locations, permissions and advice for international productions, our code of practice, information about parking, production office space and studios, as well as our Locations Crew Diary for those working in locations looking to be connected with producers in London.

Filming In London Code of Practice

The Code of Practice provides you with all you need to know to ensure a smooth running shoot in London. It draws together all of the legislation you need to be aware of and abide by, as well as examples of best practice. Here you will also find COVID-19 guidance for filming on location in London.

Find a Location

Through our free locations advice service we can help you find exactly what you need to Film in London. You can access our online locations library as well as information about costs and filming London’s popular and landmark locations. Here we can also help you find a location manager for your project.

Premiere Locations

Premiere Locations represent some of the capital’s most committed and versatile venues for filming. The membership scheme offers an enhanced package designed to give members a platform to access unique industry insight, showcase their locations and meet potential business partners and clients. View our current selection of Premiere Locations here.

London Filming Partnership

From local authorities to private companies, transport facilities to key organisations, the London Filming Partnership (LFP) brings together diverse players in the city to collaborate on making London as film-friendly as possible. This page contains links to all our London Filming Partners as well as information on how to join our London Filming Partnership and our Premiere Locations scheme.

Make it Green

This page contains information regarding our Green Screen programme. Green Screen is a practical online tool that supports environmentally friendly filming in London. The platform enables productions to set their own environmental targets, and provides them with an action plan to help them achieve their goal. Find out more about how to sign-up for Green Screen and more green initiatives here.

Tax Relief

If you're a producer looking to film in the UK and wondering if you can qualify to benefit from this great incentive and access the skills, locations and studio space offered by the country, we've got all the information you need on this page, including tax relief information specific to animation, children's television and video games.

Familiarisation Trips

Film London hosts several Familiarisation (Fam) trips throughout the year, introducing overseas executives to the breadth of London's screen industries. The trips are tailored for the specific industry in question, whether it's film, high-end television, animation, games or VFX and post-production. This page contains more info on these trips and the contact address to learn more.

Film London's Production Facilities Map

View resources available in the capital via this interactive map. This map contains:

  • Unit Bases (Dark Blue Icons)
  • Production Offices (Red Icons)
  • Studios (Orange Icons)
  • Alternative Studios (Purple Icons)
  • Small Studios (Yellow Icons)
  • Crowd Holding & Green Spaces (Green Icons)
  • Large Spaces/Storage Potential (Dark Green Icons)
  • Borough Film Services (Blue Boundaries)
  • Accommodation/Hospitality (Light Blue Icons)