FILMING PROCESS

Since almost daily at multiple locations Frankfurt is the venue for filming, it is essential to obtain a permit before shooting.

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    Your One-Stop – Service Center Events / Service Center Veranstaltungen
    • permits for filming on public roads
    • permits for filming in public places and pedestrian zones
    • stopping restrictions
    • individual permits for production vehicles
    • approval of traffic measures
    • special uses
     
    Contact:
    Ordnungsamt
    Service Center Veranstaltungen
    Cenk Gelen
    Fabian Weiershäuser
    Kleyerstraße 86
    60326 Frankfurt am Main
    T: +49 69 212 48145
    T: +49 69 212 77408
    F: +49 69 212 43218
    E-Mail: scv@stadt-frankfurt.de
    www.frankfurt.de
     
    General Opening Hours:
    Monday            08.00 – 13.00
    Wednesday     07:30 – 15:00
    Thursday         13:00 – 18.00
    Friday               07.30 – 12.00
     
    In addition to the general opening times, individual appointments can be arranged.
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    Application for Permission to Shoot

    The formless written request must be done in German and contain the following information:

    1. type of production
    2. detailed description of locations (street, address), if possible with a map, each with a brief description of the scene
    3. expected number of locations
    4. possible driving shots (with or without a vehicle trailer – but no over-wide!)
    5. period of time with time specifications
    6. recipient of the invoice

    Should you need help for the application, film professional production service agencies are available:

    Location Agentur Regina Kaczmarek
    Regina Kaczmarek
    T: +49 69 97 07 30 60
    M: +49 172 671 35 13
    E-Mail: smile@agentur-kaczmarek.de
    www.agentur-kaczmarek.de
    Location Net
    Yvonne Wassong
    T: +49 69 603 290 05
    M: +49 172 68 390 68
    E-Mail: yvonne@up-productions.de
     
    Frankfurt Location
    Martin Liebig
    T: +49 69 200 23 109
    M: +49 160 441 50 48
    E-Mail: martin@frankfurtlocation.com 
    www.frankfurtlocation.com
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    Deadlines
    All applications should be made at least 14 days before shooting.
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    Responsible Individual Agencies and other Authorities in Frankfurt

    Filming in Public Green Space (Parks), the Main River, etc.

    Stadt Frankfurt am Main, Grünflächenamt  67.01.3
    Mörfelder Landstr. 6
    60598 Frankfurt am Main
    T: +49 69 212 40067
    F: +49 69 212 37853
    www.gruenflaechenamt.stadt-frankfurt.de

     

    Filming in the Port Area (for example Osthafen/East Harbour)

    HFM Hafen Frankfurt Managementgesellschaft mbH – Hafenmeisterei
    Herr Fünkner
    Herr Schierholz
    T: +49 69 212 35025
    T: +49 69 212 35179
    F: +49 69 212 30714
    E-Mail: hafenmeisterei@frankfurt.de
    www.hfm-frankfurt.de

     

    Filming on the Campus of the Goethe-University

    CAMPUSERVICE GmbH – Die Servicegesellschaft der Goethe-Universität
    T: +49 69 715857 0
    F: +49 69 715857 10
    E-Mail: info@uni-frankfurt.campuservice.de
    www.campuslocation-frankfurt.de

     

    Filming in Subway or Train Stations or other Areas of Public Transport

    VGF – Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main mbH
    Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 8
    60311 Frankfurt am Main
    T: +49 69 213 25570
    T: +49 69 213 23557
    F: +49 69 213 22965
    E-Mail: presse@vgf-ffm.de
    www.vgf-ffm.de
     
     

    Filming on the Terrain of Deutsche Bahn AG

    DB Mobility Logistics AG
    PR & Interne Kommunikation / Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
    T: +49 30 297 582 24
    T: +49 30 297 582 46
    F: +49 30 297 582 24
    E-Mail: filmvorhaben@deutschebahn.com
     
     

    Filming at Frankfurt Airport

    Shooting at Frankfurt airport always requires the consent of Fraport AG. In addition, the airline must be asked when planes etc. are filmed. In most cases this will be the Lufthansa, whose home base is Frankfurt airport.

    Fraport AG
    Airport area including runway and buildings
    T: +49 69 690 70 556
    T: +49 69 690 70 557
    E-Mail: presseservice@fraport.de
    www.fraport.de

     

     
    Deutsche Lufthansa AG
    Hildegard Lamberty
    T: +49 69 696 600 10
    E-Mail: hildegard.lamberty@dhl.de
     
     

    Shooting on the Frankfurt Fairgrounds

    Messe Frankfurt GmbH
    Corporate Marketing & Stakeholder Relations
    Lisa Köhler
    T: +49 69 75 75 58 73
    F: +49 69 75 75 958 73
    E-Mail: lisa.koehler@messefrankfurt.com
    www.messefrankfurt.com

     

    Involvement of Police in Filming

    Polizeipräsidium Frankfurt am Main
    Hauptgebiet Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
    T: +49 69 755 820 07
    E-Mail: Poea.PPFFM@polizei.hessen.de
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