COVID-19 Update

The Bath Film Office is open and able to facilitate filming in Bath and North East Somerset.

27 April 2020

August 2020 update

FILM PERMITS

  • We are now able to look at applications to film on public highways or parks/open spaces in Bath and North East Somerset, on a case by case basis.
  • We are now able to look at applications to film using a drone in parks/open spaces in Bath and North East Somerset, on a case by case basis.
  • News crews continue to be exempt from our film permit process. HOWEVER news crews wishing to use drones, must apply for a permit.
  • Student crews of all sizes must apply for a permit. This check list should be used to ensure applications include all the necessary information.

COVID MITIGATIONS

  • There is a COVID-19 action list that all film crews must adhere to when filming in public areas in Bath and North East Somerset.
  • Comprehensive COVID-19 guidance is available to film and high end TV productions from the British Film Commission.  
  • ScreenSkills is providing free online COVID-19 awareness training for productions.

LOCAL CREW

LOCATIONS

We have a locations database that highlights the best of Georgian Bath and much more.  You can upload or update details about your property here.

FURTHER ADVICE AND GUIDANCE FOR FREELANCE CREW

Film & TV Charity

British Film Institute