Film & Digital Permit & Digital PermitInterested in filming within the city? See what you need to make your project happen! The city has a simple process set up for film and media.<div class="ExternalClass6568DFB0AB4C4987B77B6D9D0A82149E"><h1>What You Need to Know to Film</h1><p>The Phoenix Film and Digital Media Permit (FDM Permit) and the accompanying <a href="/industries/film/film-digital-permit/terms-and-conditions">Terms and Conditions​</a> allows a production to film in city owned buildings, parks and public-right-of-ways within the defined boundaries of the City of Phoenix. The FDM Permit covers features, TV series and shows, commerci​als, web casts and still photography used for commercial use.​</p><p><br><br></p><h2>The permitting proc​​​​ess for the City of Phoenix is a simple 3 step process​​ <br></h2><ol><li>​​ <a class="strong" href="/industries/film/film-digital-permit/film-application"><strong>Intent to Film/Shoot App​lication</strong></a> - Complete this form which describes your project.</li><br> <li> <a class="strong" href="/industries/film/film-digital-permit/coi-insurance-requirements"><strong>Certificate of Insurance (COI)</strong></a><strong> </strong>- Provide a COI for $1 Million with a $2 Million aggregate naming the City of Phoenix as an additional insured with the following wording in the description box:<br><em><br>"The City of Phoenix is an Additional Insured with respect to liability arising out of the activities performed by or on behalf of the permittee."<br></em><br>If this language does not appear in the description box, your permit application will be rejected!<br><br></li><li><strong>$100 Permit Fee</strong> - A representative from the Phoenix Film Office will email a link for payment by credit card after discussing your project.</li></ol><p>FDM Permits will ONLY be issued once all three steps have been completed.<br></p><p>FDM Permits will NOT be issued within 1 Business Day (24 hours) of the first call time.<br><br></p><h2>Permit Timeframe</h2><ul><li> <strong>1-2 weeks</strong> from first​ shoot date you should submit the <a href="/industries/film/film-digital-permit/film-application">Intent to Film Application​</a><br><em>If submitted less than a week, we cannot guarantee availability of your location or required staff</em></li><li> <strong>2 Business Days Prior</strong> (48 business day hours from first call time), COI and $100 Permit Fee must be submitted</li><li> <strong>1 Business Day </strong>(24 business day hours from first call time), Phoenix Film and Digital Media Permit must be signed by Permittee and the Phoenix Film Office<br><br></li></ul><h2>Permit Time frame Scenarios/Examples</h2><ul><li> <strong>Shoot Day: Wednesday, Crew Call 08:00</strong></li><ul><li>​COI and Permit Fee must be submitted no later than Monday at 08:00 (48 hours)</li><li>Phoenix Film and Digital Media Permit must be signed by both parties no later than Tuesday at 08:00 (24 hours)</li></ul><li> <strong>Shoot Day: Saturday, Sunday or Monday, Crew Call 08:00</strong></li><ul><li>​COI and Permit Fee must be submitted no later than the prior Thursday at 08:00 (48 hours)</li><li>Phoenix Film and Digital Media Permit must be signed by both parties no later than the prior Friday at 08:00 (24 hours)<br></li></ul></ul><p><br></p><p>The submittal of your Intent to Film/Shoot Application not imply approval​ for your shoot. A representative from the Film Office will contact you within 24 business hours to discuss your proposed shoot.</p><p>Should you need to film in another city besides Phoenix,<a href="/industries/film/regional-film-offices" target="_blank"> please refer to the Regional Film Offices page for contact information​</a>.</p><p>If you have any questions, please give our office a call at 602-262-4850.</p></div>/images/FDMPBanner.jpg/images/Permits.jpgfilm-digital-permitFilm & Digital PermitFilmindustries/film/film-digital-permit

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