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U.S.A – Rhode Island

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

Rhode Island Film Locations

Despite being the smallest state in the union, Rhode Island has 20% of the nation’s Historic Landmarks and over 400 miles of coastline.

Rhode Island is known for picturesque New England towns, Narragansett and Newport mansions set along a rugged coastline including those built by storied families such as the Vanderbilts and Astors, white sand beaches, lighthouses, bridges, beautiful parks, and majestic hotels.

Mansions and historic homes of note include The Breakers, Marble House, The Elms, Rosecliff, Chateau-sur-Mer, Kingscote, Isaac Bell House, Green Animals Topiary Garden, Hunter House, and Chepstow.

Providence is the state capital and home to the Brown University campus.

Examples of films shot in Rhode Island include Moonrise Kingdom, Amistad, Dumb & Dumber and There’s Something About Mary.

Rhode Island Film Location Permits

All visiting companies are required to register their production with the Rhode Island Film & Television Office. Please contact us for location specific information.

When To Shoot?

Rhode Island has warm, rainy summers and cold snowy winters with colorful New England foliage in the fall.

Rhode Island Film Crew & Equipment

Rhode Island has a small pool of local crew as well as some basic grip, lighting and camera gear for hire. If needed, crew and gear can be easily brought in from Boston or New York, only a few hours drive away.

Contact us if you are looking for a Providence or Newport 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 Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Tax Incentives For Filming

Rhode Island offers a 30% transferable motion picture production tax credit for qualifying productions.

Rhode Island Film-Friendly Accommodation

Please contact us for recommended film friendly hotels in Providence, Newport and other areas of Rhode Island.

Final Notes

Down Time. Sailing and seafood.

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 Rhode Island, please see below:

Hire Rhode Island Production Support & Shooting Crew

If you are looking for a film or photographic production service company, line producer or fixer for your shoot in Rhode Island, please contact us.

If you are looking for a shooting crew for your shoot in Rhode Island, 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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