PLEASE NOTE: In response to the ongoing nationwide outbreak of COVID-19, a State of Emergency has been declared in the City of Pittsburgh.  Measures may include cancelling or limiting large gatherings, and cancelling or limiting events or gatherings that require City permits.

The City of Pittsburgh is currently accepting applications for film projects on a case-by-case basis.  All applications will be required to submit Covid-19 Safety Plans in addition to normal application documents.  Please allow ample time for application review, especially if significant City resources are required for your shoot to be successful.

Location managers and film producers can apply for the following permits through FilmApp:

  • Permits for the parking of production trucks for shoots on private property
  • Low-impact shoots that occur on City of Pittsburgh property
  • High-impact shoots that occur on City of Pittsburgh property and require the coordination of City services or assets
  • Permits for commercial still photography shoots on City of Pittsburgh property

To begin you application process, please click below for FilmApp. Please be sure to read the information provided on the FilmApp home page regarding application deadlines and application fees. Please call 412-255-2641 with any questions.