• Shoot Your Film in Jersey City

    Shoot Your Film in Jersey City

    Whether you are producing a TV show, commercial, feature, or music video – big budget or student film – we want to help make shooting in Jersey City the easiest part of your production. Please read the FAQ before filling out your application, and call us with any questions.

    All information about insurance and what size or type of production requires a permit is in the FAQ. Please read it before you contact us — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Locations

    We invite you to take a virtual tour of some of Jersey City’s locations, from the Hudson River waterfront to the Hackensack marshes. Jersey City is home to Victorian parks, urban streets, brownstones, storefronts, basketball courts, tennis courts, high rises, commercial cityscapes, industrial areas and rich historical sites. We are one of the most diverse cities in the US.

    Please don't hesitate to contact us with questions regarding locations. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Pre-production Meeting

    Large shoots with multiple locations will be required to attend a pre-production meeting to review shoot plans and production schedules with your production and location managers.

    The deadline for permit applications is 4 business days before your scheduled shoot. More complex productions requiring special consideration by the JCPD must submit applications must 7 business days prior to the shoot date. 

    All emergency changes should reported to FilmJC at 201-988-4858.



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