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Film office charges
Below are our charges for the 2019/20 financial year, effective 1 April 2019.
The fees below are charged for processing of all standard street filming, location filming and parking requests. For more complex shoots, alternative fees may apply.
£85 (+VAT) – this includes 1 hour of officer time to process an application, parking suspensions, 10 or more film vouchers, clear simple permissions and notify relevant departments and authorities.
Student and charity admin fee
Late notice fee
£130 (+VAT) – this will be charged in place of the standard admin fee if less than 48 hours notice is provided.
Film officer time
£65 (+VAT) – if you require a recce you will be charged by the hour eg 1 x film officer x 2hr recce = £130 (+VAT).
Productions will be charged at the same rate for an emergency call out before 10pm and £130 (+VAT) per hour from 10pm – 8am in accordance with anti-social hours.
UAS administration fee
£150 (+VAT) – this admin fee will be charged for the processing of all UAS applications (drones). However, further officer time fees may be added for complex applications.
A location fee will be charged for filming and photography on council land and property. Applicable for all parks, markets, estates and squares. Separate fees are charged for Hackney venues, cemeteries and leisure facilities. All fees exclude VAT.
Please note: For more complex shoots, alternative fees may apply.
|Small 1-15||£100 per hour|
|Medium 16-25||£125 per hour|
|Large 25+||£150 per hour|
Equipment / services on public highways
|Standard equipment on public highway (dolly and track, jib, lights on stands, EZ up)
|£200 half day per street
£400 full day per street
|Hoarding licence||Licence required|
|Short holds agreement (stop and go)
|£200 half day per plan
£400 full day per plan
|Road/pavement closure (temporary traffic notice)||£350 per street|
|Parking vouchers||£31 per voucher|
|Parking suspensions||£25 per bay + £75 signage fee per street|
Unit base fees
|Hackney Marshes Centre||Large||£1,000 per day|
Hackney Film Office
- Office hours Mon to Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm