filming in nature and landscape conservation areas

Berlin


The nature conservancy and parks department of the districts are responsible for the motif grant exemption for nature and landscape protection areas .


Please note that the following must be attached to your application:
  • address and availability of the applicant
  • filming time with the beginning / end of filming
  • overview map M 1: 5000 or corridor map section with marked areas of shooting M 1: 1000
  • screenplay excerpt with sketch if necessary
  • vehicle list  
  • overview about the technology which will be used
  • number of people
  • film title / director

Submission deadline:

The application must be made at least 4 weeks before filming starts (an on-site visit may be necessary or an alternative date must be found). A phone call in advance is desirable.


Fee:

An administrative fee is charged, which is based on the Environmental Protection Fee Ordinance.

The most common requirements are:

  1. No vegetation may be damaged.
  2. The filming can only take place on forest trails.
  3. Excavations or embankments are not allowed to be carried out.
  4. If forest areas are involved, the private law approval of the Berlin Forests must be informed.
  5. Noise and fire are not permitted.

Filming is not possible in:  

Brandenburg


Filming in nature reserves and of rarely endangered animal species must be coordinated with the  Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Climate Protection, Brandenburg.

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.

contact: bbfc

film location Berlin Brandenburg 2020