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Film Birmingham is Birmingham City Council’s Film Office.

As part of its Film Charter, Birmingham City Council is committed to making filming as easy and efficient as possible. We provide the following free services for the film and television industry:

Filming Permissions

Film Birmingham is a one stop shop for filming requests. We liaise with the relevant departments at Birmingham City Council on your behalf and provide permits to film in the city. Our permissions request system means that you only need one point of contact for filming requests.


Film Birmingham manages an online database of filming locations throughout Birmingham. Our dedicated team provides information and advice about the diverse range of filming locations, production offices and unit bases available.

Crews and Facilities

Birmingham, and the region, has a wealth of highly skilled film and television talent and state-of-the art facilities. Film Birmingham can put you in touch with available crews and facilities across the region via our online crews and facilities database.

News and Events

Film Birmingham is a hub for filming in the city. As such, we can publicise your film news or events via our website, offer advice and help you make connections across Birmingham and the region.

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