Film Permits

Are you looking for the perfect location to shoot your next film, television series, or commercial? Or are you looking for a place to serve as a setting for a photo shoot? If so, film Santa Ana.

Santa Ana, a city that is diverse in housing, architecture, and culture, is an urban landscape that is historical and lends itself to countless possibilities for your production.

Among many other great projects, Santa Ana has been the backdrop for:

Gentlemen Jim (1942) – Warner Bros.

Gideon’s Trumpet (1980) – Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions

Frances (1982) – EMI Films

Rain Man (1988) – United Artists

Kindergarten Cop (1990) – Universal Pictures

Double trouble (1992) – Motion Picture Corporation of America

Timecop (1994) – Largo Entertainment

The American President (1995) – Universal Pictures

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) – New Line Cinema

City of Angels (1998) – Warner Bros.

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000) – Tribeca Productions

Legally Blonde (2001) - MGM

Evolution (2001) – Columbia Pictures
The Ring (2002) - DreamWorks

Catch Me If You Can (2002) - DreamWorks

Old Dogs (2009) – Walt Disney Pictures

J. Edgar (2011) – Imagine Entertainment

American Horror Story: Asylum (2012) - FX
True Detective: Season 2 (2015) – HBO
Rosewood: Season 1 (2015) - Fox

Be a part of Orange County film history by making Santa Ana your next filming location.

For questions about film permits and applications, contact: