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Easy Online Film Permitting!

With Huntington Beach fast becoming a hot location for the film and television production industry, the City has recently rolled out FilmApp, an exciting and easy-to-use online film application system, making it more efficient than ever to film in our community. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through our website.  

If you think you've seen Surf City on your screen lately, your eyes certainly aren't deceiving you;  from January through September 2016, the City has experienced an outstanding 15% growth in the number of permits approved over the same period last year. Since January 2016, the City has been regularly featured as fictional East Miami, Florida" in both the first and second seasons of the Fox TV hit, "Rosewood," and has played host to other shows including "Chelsea,"   "Jay Leno's Garage," "Million Dollar Listing," "Flipping Out," to name but a few, and many national commercials, including KFC, PetSmart, Honda, Lexus, Hyundai, Chevy, Ford, California Pizza Kitchen, and more.  HB will also be featured in the upcoming big screen comedy "CHiPs," filmed here n 2015.

The picturesque coastline is, of course, quite often the initial draw;  however, the high quality of service provided to the production industry generates additional interest in finding other locations in the City, of which there are many versatile sites to choose from within Huntington Beach, from parks and the harbor, to small businesses, the Civic Center, and more.   

For more information about FilmApp or filming in general, please visit our Film Permits page.

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