Kansas Film & Photography Production Services.
Are you a media company, brand, ad agency or production company looking for film / photography production support or shooting crew in Kansas? We have fully vetted, locally based fixers, service producers, directors, DP’s, videographers, cameramen, photographers, sound operators, production drivers, and a range of other film crew. Contact us for referrals, questions, cost estimates and references.
Want to know more about shooting in Kansas? See below for an introduction to Kansas locations, permits, when to shoot, crew and equipment, tax incentives and film friendly hotels.
Film Locations. Wichita is the largest city in Kansas. About 90% of the land area in Kansas is used for agricultural production. Kansas offers wheat, corn and sunflower fields, as well as cattle and buffalo ranches. Kansas locations of interest to filmmakers and photographers include the Smoky Hills, Flint Hills treeless tallgrass prairies, Kansas River, National Parks, Kansas State University campus, small town America looks, Monument Rock, State Capitol building, mansions, and old-west towns such as the famed Dodge City. More recently, Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark has built Verrückt, the world’s highest waterslide.
Kansas has hosted films including Dances with Wolves, Mars Attacks! and Wichita.
Kansas Film Location Permits. There are no state-wide permits but depending on the location individual cities, counties, highways and parks may require location permits and proof of insurance. Please contact us for location specific information.
When to shoot? Kansas has three main climate zones:
The eastern two-thirds of Kansas has a humid continental climate, with cool to cold winters and hot, humid summers.
The western third of the state has a semi-arid climate with hot, dry summers. Winters are highly changeable between warm and very cold.
The southern reaches of the state have a humid subtropical climate with hot, humid summers, milder winters and more precipitation than elsewhere in Kansas.
The state is prone to thunderstorms and tornadoes in the spring and early summer.
Crew and Equipment. Kansas has a small pool of local crew as well as some standard grip, lighting and camera gear available for hire.
Contact us if you are looking for a Kansas City or Wichita based director, DP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, or any other film crew in Kansas.
Tax Incentives. The Kansas Film Production Tax credit offers a 30% tax credit on direct production expenditures made by an eligible film production company.
Accommodation. Please contact us for recommended film friendly hotels in Kansas City, Wichita and other areas of Kansas.
Projects. For an example of TV commercials, stills campaigns, online content, corporate videos, virtual reality 360 content, feature films, TV series and documentaries shot in Kansas, please see below:
If you are looking for a film or photographic production service company, line producer or fixer anywhere in Kansas, please contact us.
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