New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire? Contact us for trusted fixers, producers, directors, DoPs, videographers, photographers, and full shooting crews tailored for the specific needs of your project.
Filming in New Hampshire
For an introduction to shooting in New Hampshire 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.
New Hampshire Film Locations
The “Live Free or Die” state. New Hampshire is best known for its picturesque New England towns with historic town squares and white-steepled churches. The state’s natural beauty includes snow-covered mountains, coastal looks, beautiful rivers and lakes, and colorful foliage in fall. The countryside has rolling farmland with dairy farms and apple orchards, historic mills and covered bridges. Manchester is New Hampshire’s largest city.
Examples of films partly shot in New Hampshire include Jumanji, The Good Son, and The Thomas Crown Affair.
New Hampshire Film Location Permits
New Hampshire does not require any general filming permits. Filming on public land requires an application to film on state property. Proof of insurance is required. Please contact us for location specific information.
When To Shoot?
New Hampshire has warm, humid summers with cold, wet and snowy winters. The coastal south-east has milder and wetter weather, while the northern and interior portions experience cooler temperatures and heavier snow.
New Hampshire is home to events throughout the year including maple sugaring in spring, the Wildquack River Festival is summer, Keene Pumpkin Festival in fall, and State Snow Sculpture Competition in winter.
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.
New Hampshire Tax Incentives For Filming
New Hampshire does not offer a film incentive program at present.
New Hampshire Film Crew & Talent
Crew. New Hampshire has a small pool of local film crew. More specialized crew and equipment can be brought in from the Boston and New York areas, only a few hours drive away.
Contact us if you are looking for a Manchester or Berlin 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 New Hampshire.
Talent. The state’s population is predominately Caucasian. Film characters associated with New Hampshire include flannel wearing swing state primary voters.
New Hampshire Film Equipment
Equipment. Standard camera, grip and lighting equipment available locally. More specialized gear can be brought in from the Boston and New York area, only a few hours drive away.
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.
New Hampshire Film-Friendly Accommodation
Please contact us for recommended film friendly hotels in Manchester, Berlin and other areas of New Hampshire.
Safety. New Hampshire is a very safe and reliable place for foreign productions to shoot. See here for up to date travel advice.
Down Time. Road trip! Autumn brings orchards overflowing with ripe fruit and trees aglow with vibrant colours. Take a drive down the Kancamagus Scenic Byway through the White Mountain National Forest. Stop and stay at cozy B&B’s or 1950/60’s era motels.
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 New Hampshire, please see below:
Hire New Hampshire Production Support & Shooting Crew
If you are looking for a film or photographic production service company, line producer or fixer for your shoot in New Hampshire, please contact us.
If you are looking for a shooting crew for your shoot in New Hampshire, 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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