Filming in the South West

Planning to base your next TV or film shoot in the South West of England?

The TV and film production industry in Bristol and the surrounding region is supported by a number of regional agencies offering local knowledge, support and assistance.

Kays Bristol app

The KAYS Bristol app, delivered in association with The Bottle Yard Studios, is designed to help boost the employment of local crew and facilities in the South West. Covering a 50 mile radius of Bristol, the app features its own unique search tools, including the ability to search by recent credits to see who’s working on the latest productions. It also features a ‘Jobs Board’, where users can see the latest vacancies available in the film and TV industry.

Download it from your app store by searching for ‘KAYS Bristol’ and sign in with your KAYS login details. If you’re not already registered with KAYS, visit and ‘Register’ to create your own username and password.

Bristol Film Office

Bristol Film Office, a division of Bristol City Council, is a free service to all productions planning to film in the city. Dedicated to making film, television or commercial photography shoots run as smoothly as possible when on location in Bristol, it is the one-stop-shop for all filming enquirers. It can assist at all stages of production, from initial location and crewing advice to recces and logistical support.

To find out more, call 0117 922 3958, email or visit

Bath Film Office

Bath Film Office, part of Bath & North East Somerset Council, promotes the area as a filming location and assists film crews working in the region. It can help with finding locations as well as offering advice about local crew and facilities, parking, accommodation, studios and production offices. It also issues filming permits for filming in the city.

To find out more, call 01225 477711, email or visit

Creative England

Creative England’s Production Services team offer free production support to film and high-end TV productions. Alongside Film Office partners and Regional and National networks, they offer help at all stages of production, from early feasibility to post. As part of their national production liaison service, they manage a filming location database and national crew & facilities database.

For more information call 020 8324 2311 or email or visit