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U.S.A – New Jersey

New Jersey 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 New Jersey? 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 New Jersey? See below for an introduction to New Jersey locations, permits, when to shoot, crew and equipment, tax incentives and film friendly hotels.

New Jersey Film Locations

New Jersey offers city high-rise looks, up-market and working class suburbs, small town America, huge entertainment centres and sport stadiums, a developed coastline, wilderness and rural areas.

New Jersey’s largest city, Newark offers a city skyline, gritty urban looks, working and abandoned industrial areas, and Rutgers University campus.

Jersey City offers some great skyline views of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty, from across the Hudson River.

Along the New Jersey coast, Atlantic City is known for its casinos and entertainment venues. The Jersey Shore has beaches, piers, boardwalks and amusement parks.

The Appalachian Mountains run through North-West New Jersey.

Heading south, the Pine Barrens are a wilderness area with dense forest, scenic rivers, and swampland.

Rural New Jersey is known for its horse farms, blueberry and cranberry farms, and quaint towns.

New Jersey is also home to Princeton University campus which has beautiful Gothic buildings.

Productions shot in New Jersey include Joker, The Sopranos, Jersey Shore, Real Housewives Of New Jersey as well as a long list of other popular TV shows.

New Jersey Film Location Permits

Location permits are required for filming on public property. Each city and town has its own permitting regulations. Proof of insurance is required. Please contact us for location specific information.

When To Shoot?

New Jersey has a four-season climate with springs in full bloom, hot humid summers, colorful fall leaves and cold snowy winters. The winters are colder the farther north you go. New Jersey is vulnerable to summer hurricanes and thunderstorms.

New Jersey Film Crew & Equipment

New Jersey has a good pool of local crew as well as all of the standard grip, lighting and camera gear for hire. More specialized crew and gear can be quickly brought in from neighboring New York City which is home to one of the world’s largest pools of creative and technical film crews.

Contact us if you are looking for a Newark, Atlantic City, or Jersey City 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 Jersey.

New Jersey Tax Incentives For Filming

New Jersey offers a transferable tax credit of 30% (up to 35% if filming in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, or Salem County) on qualifying projects. Digital media projects can earn a tax credit of 20% – 25%.

New Jersey Film-Friendly Accommodation

Please contact us for recommended film friendly hotels in Newark, Atlantic City, Jersey City and other areas of New Jersey.

Final Notes

Down Time. Take The Sopranos Tour.

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 Jersey, please see below:

Hire New Jersey 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 Jersey, please contact us.

If you are looking for a shooting crew for your shoot in New Jersey, 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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