Filming on location

Essex Film Office

Essex Film Office is the primary point of contact for advice and management of filming on location and permissions across Essex.

From stunning landscapes to unique spaces and facilities, we work with key local contacts, including private landowners and local authorities, to enable the smooth running of filming in Essex.

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Location Database

Stretching from city to coast, Essex offers a diverse range of urban and rural landscapes, filled with modern and heritage buildings. Check out our database to find your perfect location.

Register your Property

Do you have a property, or site which you think would make the perfect location for filming? Sign up to our database to register.

Filming on Essex Highways

To ensure the safety of crew members and minimise disruption to road users, advance notice and documentation are required before filming on Essex highways.

Student guidance

For more information on filming in Essex for students, contact us or complete the Student Filming Application.

Who We Are

The Essex Film Office is run by a team of dedicated staff who act as a one stop shop for film makers and productions looking to film in Essex, from identifying locations to fit your brief through to securing permission to film, the Essex Film Office is here to help.


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