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Welcome to the Oakland Film Office

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 Production Planner is here to help you through preparing your project. Our Directory lists those resources available in Oakland and the Greater Bay Area.

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Permits & Forms provide 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.

Questions about permit prices? Look to Services & Rates for price details for specific Film Types, Services, Locations and Parking.
Note: New permit fees as of July 1, 2019

For funding opportunities, try the City of Oakland's Cultural Arts Funding program at www.oaklandculturalarts.org

From project permits, directory and location assistance to general planning questions, we're friendly, fast and affordable.






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