Working with the NJ Film Commission

New Jersey on location film production dollars has seen a tenfold increase is just five years from $67M in 2018 to over $650M in 2022! This does not include the production studios that are slated to open in Monmouth, Essex, Hudson and Middlesex counties.

Want to see our local towns or properties on the Big Screen? We have had the pleasure of hosting this commission during a recent event and we had the privilege of finding out how!

The New Jersey Motion Picture & Television Commission has supported and nurtured this creatively vibrant and economically vital industry for over 45 years. The Commission’s knowledgeable and experienced staff assists filmmakers with all their needs — financial incentives, permits, regulations, production services, site selection, and clearance. The Commission, part of the Business Action Center within the Department of State, attracts and supports production work and promotes infrastructure growth for the economic and image benefits the state derives.

The Commission is looking for a wide array of residential, commercial, municipal, and state properties that might attract a producer’s attention – from warehouses to condos, neighborhood eating spots to historic landmarks, newly built homes to rustic farmhouses – all properties are valuable in attracting productions to our region. Submitting a property via is easy to do – and it’s free! Visit the “Location Photo Library” page online to get started. Property and business owners are invited to upload pictures of their property as a potential filming location.

Attention Small Businesses from Assistant Services, catering, film production, etc – consider applying for a listing on the NJ Motion Picture & TV Commission’s Production Services Directory. It is a $15 fee, but it gets you listed within the comprehensive guide to production-related personnel, goods, and services available in our state. Interested? Click here for the application

Look for our upcoming events! Business After Hours is the best and easiest way to get your name and your business out there and make new connections. Our popular networking events bring out a cross-section of business people from many industries.