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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

Film production in California is up!

 9th Annual Film in California Conference Presents First Golden SLATE Award to Ryan Murphy

More than 500 film, TV, commercial and new media production professionals gathered May 21st at CBS Studio Center (Radford) in Studio City for the 9th Annual Film in California Conference, which was expanded this year to include presentation to Writer-Director-Producer Ryan Murphy of the first-ever California Golden SLATE Award. --> More

 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