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Filming Permits

Bakersfield and the surrounding area offer filmmakers a diverse range of locations for any type of production.

Come see why popular TV shows and award winning movies have used Bakersfield and Kern County their backdrop. 

From urban and suburban to wild and scenic, the lands of Bakersfield and Kern County are filled with sought after settings. In addition, Bakersfield's close proximity to Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Burbank make it a natural choice for filming. 

City of Bakersfield Filming Permits

City of Bakersfield
Financial Services 
1600 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301 

Phone:   661-326-3742 
Fax:        661-852-2040 

County of Kern Filming Permits

Kern County Film Commission
2101 Oak Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301 

Phone:    800.500.KERN (5376)
Fax:         661.861.2017