How do I find the right locations for my film in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein? Where am I allowed to shoot and how do I contact the relevant individuals and authorities for permits? These and other queries regarding shooting in Northern Germany will be answered by the Film Commission. The Film Commission´s information resources and valuable contacts help producers and filmmakers with their productions. Advice on suitable locations as well as networking with experts, facilities and services in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein are just some of the services on offer. The Film Commission tells you where to apply for your shooting permit and makes the contact to the relevant local authorities.
Apart from Hamburgs famous harbour and the Reeperbahn or the beaches along the baltic and north sea shores the region offers many other attractive film locations. The Location Guide gives you a comprehensive insight into the regions many facets and enables you to pre-select locations. Our Shooting Permit section informs you about the filming application and the shooting card, the so called ´Drehpass´, which are designed to help you with your shoot. The Production Guide lists experts, production facilities and services in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein. It also has a chapter dealing with interns.
The In Production section gives an overview of projects currently beeing shot in the region.