APPLICATION TO FILM
IN HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY
Halifax Regional Municipality is film-friendly. The role of the municipal Film Liaison is to facilitate
access to municipal services, locations, and resources. With the exception of news media, all
location filming taking place in the region must contact the Film Liaison.
Individuals or companies wishing to film in Halifax Regional Municipality must complete and return
the following documents, ideally at least five (5) business days prior to filming:
General filming Application form
Release and Indemnification Form
Certificate of Insurance (COI) with appropriate limits of insurance and naming “Halifax
Regional Municipality” as additionally insured
Notification of filming to Councillors and Residents
Please note that additional permits may be required for the full or partial closure of municipal
roadways, use of municipal services such as transit or emergency vehicles and staff, aerial filming
and other circumstances. Following a risk assessment, other production aspects such as certain
special effects or location requirements may also require further documentation.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to inform the Film Liaison of all changes to the filming plan.
Additional approvals may be necessary in the case of major changes, added locations, new
effects, and/or heightened risk.
Please return the application package to:
Shari Dillman, Film Liaison
PO Box 1749
Halifax, NS B3J 3A5
Phone: (902) 490-4922
Once all documents are received, the Film Liaison will co-sign and return the application to
the applicant. This document constitutes a filming approval and must be available on site
during filming to be presented if requested.