Delaware Film & Photography Production Services & Camera Crews
Are you a media company, brand, ad agency or production company looking for film / photography production support or shooting crew in Delaware? Contact us for trusted fixers, producers, directors, DoPs, videographers, photographers, and full shooting crews tailored for the specific needs of your project.
Filming in Delaware
For an introduction to shooting in Delaware see below notes on film locations, permits, when to shoot, unique local stories, costs, tax incentives, crews, talent, equipment, communications, art department, studios, post facilities, visas and work permits for filming, transport, film-friendly accommodation, and safety advice.
Delaware Film Locations
Film locations of interest include the DuPont mansions and gardens, Nemours Estate, Rehoboth Beach, Wilmington city skyline, Grand Opera House, Dover International Speedway, Delaware State Capitol in Dover, museums, suburban looks, Delaware Bay, marinas, lighthouses, bridges, highways, farms and rolling hills.
The film Dead Poets Society (1989) was shot in Delaware.
Delaware Film Location Permits
Proof of insurance is required. Permits depend on each city and county. Closing streets, traffic control, aerials, gunfire and pyrotechnics require additional permits. Please contact us for location specific information.
When To Shoot?
Delaware has a four-season climate with warm springs, hot humid summers, fall colors and cold winters with some snow. Southern and coastal Delaware has a milder climate.
Public holidays may affect timing, availability and costs. See here for public holiday dates in the United States.
Unique Local Stories
Brands are looking for local stories that match their brand narrative. Our local teams are a great lead for sourcing those unique stories and characters.
If you are looking for stories for your next shoot, send us your brief and we will pitch you ideas.
If you have a unique story you would like to pitch to a brand anywhere in the world, pitch us your idea. We have well-established processes to ensure that your ideas are properly seen and protected.
Delaware Tax Incentives For Filming
Delaware does not offer a production incentive program. That said, there is no state sales tax.
Delaware Film Crew & Talent
Crew. The mid-Atlantic region has a good pool of crew to choose from.
Contact us if you are looking for a Wilmington or Dover 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 Delaware.
Talent. The state’s population is predominately Caucasian and African American.
Delaware Film Equipment
Equipment. Delaware has some standard grip, lighting and camera gear for hire. The mid-Atlantic region has a good network of rental houses to choose from.
Communications. Communication is key. Our agility and global experience allows us to customise the right communications systems for every shoot.
Web posted casting, scouting, and videoconferencing.
For clients that are unable to attend set we offer a virtual video village solution. This dedicated and secure high-resolution video streaming platform allows clients from one or multiple timezones to view setups without compromise and to participate in real-time with the team on set. Separate systems can be set up for the discrete conversations that are required to make a job run right. Working remotely with our local teams reduces your content production costs, turnaround times, carbon footprint, and risks associated with unpredictable global events.
Delaware Studios & Post Production
Some basic options exist.
Delaware Film-Friendly Accommodation
Contact us for film friendly hotels in Wilmington, Dover and other areas of Delaware.
Safety. Delaware is a very safe and reliable place for foreign productions to shoot. See here for up to date travel advice.
Down Time. Tour the DuPont mansions and gardens, visit Rehoboth Beach, explore Delaware State Parks and go tax-free shopping.
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 Delaware, please see below:
Hire Delaware Production Support & Shooting Crew
If you are looking for a film or photographic production service company, line producer or fixer for your shoot in Delaware, please contact us.
If you are looking for a shooting crew for your shoot in Delaware, such as a director, DoP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, please contact us.
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