Please note

Since the official language is German, you will need an experienced German speaking production manager for more complex procedures who can fill out the forms and can clarify any questions concerning the shooting permits. You will find a list of production and location managers in our database.



Hardly any other city has as many green spaces as Berlin. More than 2,500 public green and recreational facilities with a total area of ​​around 6,400 ha offer Berliners and numerous tourists a much-used local recreation area. For the protection, maintenance and development of the green areas, the respective nature conservancy and parks department of the districts are responsible in cooperation with the Senate Department for Urban Development. 

Please note:
Some parks (see list below) are managed by the state-owned Grün Berlin GmbH group. 

Applications green areas Berlin

Exemption permits for filming in green and recreational facilities are issued by the nature conservation and green space offices of the districts responsible for the motif. Application must be submitted at least 14 days before filming starts. An administration fee is charged, which is based on the relevant fee regulation. Due to personnel bottlenecks, the responsible road and green area office of the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg district still does not issue permits for filming in public green spaces.

Please note, that the follwing items need to be attached to your application:

  • address and availability of the applicant
  • exact information about planned filming time and locations
  • if possible, a script excerpt of the corresponding scene
  • vehicle list and sketch
  • film title / director

The arrangement is associated with secondary provisions:

  • The entire filming must be carried out in such a way that there is no danger to recreation seekers or visitors to green spaces.
  • The claimed areas must be restored to their original condition after filming is complete.
  • The damage to pathways and vegetation areas caused by the use of the system will be remedied at the expense of the holder of the license.

Green areas of Grün Berlin GmbH

If filming is to be carried out in a green and park area managed by the state-owned Grün Berlin GmbH group of companies , only the approval of the Grün Berlin GmbH press office must be obtained. 

This affects the following parks: 

Britzer Garten / Natur-Park Schöneberger Südgelände / Tempelhofer Feld / Botanischer Volkspark / Kienbergpark / Spreepark / Gärten der Welt / Park auf dem Nordbahnhof / Flaschenhalspark / Hans-Baluschek-Park / Monbijoupark / Invalidenpark / Landschaftspark Gatow

Please note that for filming at Park am Gleisdreieck and Mauerpark you have to contact the  nature conservation and green space offices of theresponsable district. 


Exceptional permits for filming in green and recreation facilities are given in Brandenburg by the local district or local government. For filming in parks in the city of Potsdam Ines Gündel of the traffic authority of Potsdam is in charge. 

Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation

Many of the public parks in the state of Brandenburg and Berlin - but especially in Potsdam - belong to the Stifung Preussische Schlösser und Gärten (Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation).