Odesa Film Office is the official city organization that promotes the city of Odessa as the best comfortable diverse film location for shooting video content of any genre and destination.

Our mission is to expand the cultural and economic opportunities of the city of Odessa as the southern center of cinematography of Ukraine, where CINEMA goes through all stages of its life cycle - from screenwriting to festival and rolling success and is reflected in many creative projects that we are implementing now and planning!

Odesa Film Office was created in February 2019, but our experience in supporting film crews in Odessa / the suburbs begins in 2013. We provide quality and in the shortest possible time:

  • obtaining by cinema entities approval for filming and / or creating an audiovisual work using movable and / or real estate of state and / or communal property, including land plots;
  • obtaining by cinema entities approval for filming and / or creating an audio-visual work on roads, bridges, streets, in historical and cultural reserves, in parks, nature reserves, in water bodies;
  • arranging negotiations with owners, users of movable and / or real estate of private ownership in order to obtain consent to conduct filming and / or to create an audiovisual work using such property.

The principle of our work is SINGLE WINDOW to the entire structure of the executive bodies of the Odessa City Council, making it as easy as possible to obtain permits and organize the process of filming.

An application for the approval of locations and assistance in organizing filming in Odessa / the suburbs can be sent directly from our website - send an application

We invite enterprises and organizations in Odessa and the Odessa region to participate in promoting the development of film production and become partners of the Odessa film commission - send an application

In the period from 2013-2019, more than 200 Ukrainian and foreign film projects took advantage of our help!

Our main task is to create and maintain in Odessa quality service conditions for the modern film business.

We sincerely believe that Odessa is an absolutely cinematic and kinogenic city of Ukraine.

Odessa is a real movie star! For more than 100 years, its beauty has been removed by leading domestic and foreign directors, successful producers, cameramen, actors have chosen it for work!

Our city is the pearl of film talent, the birthplace of real movie stars and filmmakers!

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