To receive filming permits, the forms must be filled out in German. if you need assistance please find a list of production and location manager in our database.
Filming on water and waterways generally needs to be approved.
Bodies of water and waterways in Berlin and Brandenburg belong to different areas of responsibility.
If you need a filming permit, please apply for it informally with the following information from the Directorate-General for Waterways and Shipping:
Water and Shipping Office Berlin
Berlin and Märkische waterways (federal waterways)
The approval authority for state waterways in Berlin is the Senate Department for Environment, Transport and Climate Protection
The approval authority for state waterways in Brandenburg is the State Office for Building and Traffic Department 2, Department 24 (LBV).
Waterways and bodies of water under county or local government
In Brandenburg, individual bodies of water are administered by the districts or cities.
Individual waters are also privately owned. The owner should be contacted for filming permits.
Waterways and bodies of water below