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U.S.A – Wyoming

Wyoming 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 Wyoming? Contact us for trusted fixers, producers, directors, DoPs, videographers, photographers, and full shooting crews tailored for the specific needs of your project.

Filming in Wyoming

For an introduction to shooting in Wyoming 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.

Wyoming Film Locations

The Cowboy State is alive with the spirit of the Wild West with its rugged landscapes and breathtaking mountains, rivers, lakes, geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, forests, canyons, desert and vast plains. Of particular interest to filmmakers and photographers are Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. Wyoming is a favorite destination for films and commercials looking for spectacular landscapes such as Devils Tower, which was used in Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Other nature locations of note include Wind River Range, Shoshone National Forest, Flaming Gorge, and National Elk Refuge. Agricultural looks include cattle ranches, wheat, corn and barley fields. The state also has oil and natural gas facilities. Wyoming offers picture perfect small town America looks such as Rock Springs. The Quebec-01 missile alert facility is the last of its kind. Jackson Hole Airport is a spectacular location available for filming. Jeffrey City is a ghost town located in central Wyoming. Cheyenne is the capital city of Wyoming. Other cities of note include Jackson, Cody, Casper, Laramie, and Lander. 

Wyoming has hosted productions including Django Unchained, Dances With Wolves (1990), Wind River, and Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

Wyoming Film Location Permits

There are no state-wide permits. Permits are required for filming on federal and state lands. Filming on Indian Reservations requires the permission of tribal authorities. Proof of insurance is required. Please contact us for location specific information.

When To Shoot?

Wyoming has a dry and windy climate. Snow on the mountains can be found from December to April. Summers are mild.

Cheyenne Frontier Days takes place in July.

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.

Wyoming Tax Incentives For Filming

Wyoming does not currently offer a production incentive program.

Wyoming Film Crew & Talent

Crew. Wyoming has a small pool of local film crew.

Contact us if you are looking for a Cheyenne, Jackson, or Rock Springs 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 Wyoming.

Talent. The local population is predominately Caucasian. Film characters one might associate with Wyoming include cowboys, skiers, and missileers.

Wyoming Film Equipment

Equipment. Wyoming offers standard camera, grip, and lighting equipment for hire.

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.

Wyoming Film-Friendly Accommodation

Please contact us for recommended film friendly hotels in Cheyenne, Jackson, Rock Springs and other areas of Wyoming.

Final Notes

Safety. Wyoming is a very safe and reliable place for foreign productions to shoot. See here for up to date travel advice.

Down Time. Take advantage of Wyoming’s great outdoors. Check out Svilar’s Bar & Dining Room in Hudson for lovers of steak.

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 Wyoming, please see below:

Hire Wyoming Production Support & Shooting Crew

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

If you are looking for a shooting crew for your shoot in Wyoming, 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.

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