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Film France, a state-funding agency (supported by the CNC) in charge of promoting France, is the first stop for foreign production companies and individuals preparing to film in France.

A network of 41 local film commissions throughout the country offers free information on locations, crews, labour rates and facilities.

Film France provides assistance with contacting appropriate agencies regarding immigration/work permits and filming permits, as well as information regarding labour rates, studio facilities, post-production facilities and suppliers. Nowhere else in Europe will you find such a large diversity of locations combined with a highly skilled workforce.

Film France also provides information about coproduction opportunities in France and assists foreign producer who want to apply for the TRIP (Tax Rebate for International Production).

Film France is supported by: logoCNC
Member of: logoEUFCN
Member of: logoAFCI
Member of: logoAFCNet
Principal partners: logoBellefaye
Network of 41 film commissions

Choose a region or film commission:

Search for a film commission:
or Postcode

For all your filming projects
(shorts, features, television, advertising, documentaries), each local film commission (also known as a film office), which is a member of the network of the National Film Commission France, provides free assistance in the following services:

- information concerning locations and pre-scouting (constitution of a database, digital photographs, etc.)

- search for crew, cast and extras (casting facilities are available in most film offices)

- administrative procedures, assistance in obtaining filming permits

- logistical and diverse information (vehicle rental, lodging, etc.)

- production office facilities and documentation

- relations with the press and local authorities

You may search for locations on-line. Each film office concerned with your chosen locations will reply to you. You may also contact each film office directly for suggestions of locations based on your scenario, on a list of locations (landscapes, natural heritage, monuments, etc.) or on the types of visual atmosphere you are seeking.