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U.S.A – Wisconsin

Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin? 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 Wisconsin? See below for an introduction to Wisconsin locations, permits, when to shoot, crew and equipment, and film friendly hotels.

Film Locations. Wisconsin has over 15000 lakes, including Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. It is a naturally beautiful state with thousands of miles of rivers and streams, lake islands, sandstone cliffs, sandy beaches, dense forests, prairies, woodlands and rolling hills. Agricultural looks of interest include cranberry bogs, dairy farms, corn fields, apple orchards and strawberry farms. Wisconsin’s picturesque small towns look like they’re right out of a Normal Rockwell painting. Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s largest city, is known for its lake-front contemporary city skyline, in particular, the Milwaukee Art Museum. The university town of Madison is known for its lakes, parks, laid back cafe culture and the state capitol building. Just outside of Madison you can find Taliesin West designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Wisconsin has hosted productions including Transformers: Dark of the Moon, The Amityville Horror, and Super Size Me.

Wisconsin Film Location Permits. No general permits required for filming in Wisconsin and location fees are typically modest. Special Events Permits and proof of insurance are required for closing streets. Please contact us for location specific information.

When to shoot? Wisconsin summers are warm and winters very cold and snowy. September and October have the least amount of rainfall and are the best months for fall colors.

Crew and Equipment. Wisconsin has a small pool of local crew as well as standard grip, lighting and camera gear for hire.

Contact us if you are looking for a Milwaukee or Madison 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 Wisconsin.

Tax Incentives. Wisconsin does not offer a production incentive program at this time.

Accommodation. Please contact us for recommended film friendly hotels in Milwaukee, Madison and other areas of Wisconsin.

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 Wisconsin, please see below:

If you are looking for a film or photographic production service company, line producer or fixer anywhere in Wisconsin, please contact us.

We are able to provide you with answers, references and bids quickly.

Down Time. Wisconsin is famous for its beer and cheese.