View of the palace pier at dusk - looking west, with sky glowing just after sunsetIf you would like to film or carry out commercial stills photography on any council-owned land in Brighton & Hove, for example:

Contact our events office on 01273 293001.

Alternatively, please fill in the Filming and photography application form (MS Word 153KB) and return it to us.

There are several areas of the city that require separate permissions. These include Brighton Pier, West Pier area, The Royal Pavilion, Brighton Marina. Our events office will be happy to provide you with contact details for these locations, or with any further advice you may need regarding filming in the city.

The council is a member of Creative England's "Film Friendly Partnership" network, welcoming filming in the city and ensuring cooperation and commitment to assist production.

If you are looking for locations, crew or facilities in Brighton & Hove, you can visit the The Sussex Film Office website or for general enquiries about filming in the area please contact The Sussex Films Office direct 01903 883644 or email