Apply for a Film Permit

To review requirements and apply for an Oakland Film Permit, please click on the "Production Planner" button below.

Production Planner
Oakland Film Permit Production Planner
Film Permit Application
Film Permit Application Form
Email the Film Office
Oakland Film Office

Filming in Oakland

Movies, Commercials, Videos, Photo Shoots, Student Projects
More and more the film and television industries are deciding that Oakland is the right place for them. We invite you to explore Oakland's unending diversity and countless options for your film projects.

The Oakland Film Office provides an easy online permit application as well as an option to download. We also post other applicable data, like insurance and parking guidelines, to escort your project smoothly through each phase.