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Whether your production is looking for the perfect small town main-street urban subway, the Illinois Film Office can help you identify and obtain permission to film at various locations throughout the state.

The IFO can provide electronic photographs to match your locations needs from our extensive locations library. Wherever you are, our electronic library can provide you continuous accessibility to photographs.

For help finding a location, please contact:

IFO Locations Department
Phone: 312-814-3600

For information on shooting in the City of Chicago- including permitting information- please contact the Chicago Film Office at 312-744-6415.


Location Gallery

The gallery below contains a sample of the locations you’ll find in Illinois.  Whether you’re looking for big cities or small towns, farmland, swamps, rocky bluffs, sandy beaches, inner city grittiness or suburban affluence, we’ve got you covered.  If you have questions about these or any other locations Illinois has to offer, please contact the Illinois Film Office at 312-814-3600.