Welcome to the California Film Commission, your one-stopresource for film and TV production across the Golden State.

California is home to the entertainment industry...and for good reason. We have the best weather (315 days of sunshine per year), the most diverse locations (from 840 miles of coastline to vast desert sand dunes, and everything in between), the most skilled crews and the world's best production infrastructure.

California Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0

Upcoming Webinar
Learn about California's expanded incentive program including details on application procedures, key dates, and the new competitive ranking system.

Webinar Details:
Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time: Noon - 1:00PM

To Join the Webinar:

Step 1
On your computer, join via this link-https://join.me/205-810-917
(Copy and paste unto your browser.)

On a tablet, launch the join.me app and enter meeting code: 205-810-917

Step 2
To hear the audio portion of the webinar:
Dial a phone number (below) and enter access code.

United States - Los Angeles, CA (213) 226-1066 Access Code: 205-810-917#
United States - New York, NY (646) 307-1990 Access Code: 205-810-917#


Program Guidelines and other informational documents are now available. Due to the new parameters of the California Film and TV Tax Credit Program 2.0, it is strongly advised that applicants review each document prior to preparing project budget and application materials.

      A few of the services you can access via this website include:

      • Film & TV Tax Credits
      • OnlinePermits for Filming on State Property (beaches, parks, roadways, universities and government buildings)
      • AnOnline Location Database via CinemaScout, and Personalized Location Assistance/Problem Solving
      • Access to California's Statewide Network of More Than60Regional Film Offices (for local support, location information and permits)
      • Learn aboutGreen Production Resources

      California Film Commission launches LOCATION CALIFORNIA magazine. Click link below for digital 'page-turner':

      Submit your information to receive a hard copy in the mail:Magazine Request

      We also have a vast array of tools and resources to help you navigate all sorts of production issues, from work permits to on-set safety. You can find links and contact info for relevant government agencies, industry associations, guilds/unions, production directories, entertainment job listings and more. We even have charts for weather, sunrise/sunset times and the 30-mile studio zone.

      Interested in hosting filming? Click here for details.

      We look forward to helping you make your next project a success!