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Lake Tahoe Film Office

A Place For All Seasons!

Filming in beautiful Placer County is a breeze. We offer FREE film permits and a wide range of resources to assist productions. We welcome all media productions to scout, film and enjoy our spectacular locations year-round. Please see the many links on our home page to get started.

The Placer-Lake Tahoe Film Office provides location photos, scouting and permit assistance, lodging, crew and support services, a production directory, and local contacts to expedite your filming needs. Placer County is truly a place for all seasons - spring, summer, fall and winter, sometimes all in one weekend, with incredible terrain that ranges from 90’ to over 9,000’ in elevation.

Here’s what you can find in less time than it takes to drive from Malibu to Hollywood

Latest News

Trailers to local Films Shot here in Placer County: MamaBoy and Meet the Blacks!

2015 COLA winner Robin Kincade
A busy film year culminated in a big win at this year's California On Location Awards last month with Location Manager Robin Kincade taking home top honors for Location Manager of the Year for Documentary / Reality for her work on "Gold Mountain." Mo Tebbe and Sharon Hernandez were COLA finalists for the Federal Employee of the Year Award for their remarkable support of filming in the American River Ranger District / Tahoe National Forest.
Read more: 2015 COLA WINNERS

 Apply for the new California Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0!

Production Alert: Requirements for the Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) When Filming on State Property


Beverly Lewis, Director