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Filming Locally in Chatham-Kent

Chatham-Kent is a community with small-town charm and cinematic soul!
It's a location that is adaptable and diverse, gritty and beautiful and offers resources for film crews that include locally-based film businesses and a wide range and great quality of hotels, accommodations and restaurants. By filming here you can access tax credits through Ontario Creates.

Chatham-Kent hosts a variety of productions every year because of our location, range of neighbourhoods and architecture, small-town feel, diverse rural landscapes and our people. This makes Chatham-Kent the perfect place for those looking to open or expand their film business.

Film Permit Process

If you are looking to film in Chatham-Kent, please contact the Film Office by email at Staff will guide you through what you need to know regarding filming in our community.

Information for Residents & Business Owners

The Film Office is working on a Film By-Law, that will manage filming locations for the safety and comfort of residents, business owners and motorists.

Plan Your Shoot

Before you submit your Production Information Sheet and Permit Application, we encourage you to contact staff in the Film Office to discuss your plans. Email