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Film Production & Media

Worcester understands how important the creative industries are to the revitalization of cities. That is why we actively support the creation of new media and film in Worcester - the creative city! The Cultural Development Office is happy to provide you with assistance in the following areas:

  • Site location identification - we offer red carpet tours to production staff, assisting you in identifying unique locations whether you are seeking edgy urban, lakeside views, historic neighborhoods or pastoral rural. Additionally we have more than ten colleges and universities which offer unique settings. Worcester has it all!
  • Need a permit? We will walk you through the process to apply for street closures, police detail and any other necessary permitting.
  • Pre- and post-production referrals for technical support and personnel.
  • Referrals to the hospitality industry.
  • Technical assistance in seeking talent.
  • Contacts with the cultural, educational, hospitality and private sector industries.
  • Contact us for specific site descriptions and we can send you photos!


  • Massachusetts Film Office - Among many other services, the MFO assists filmmakers with location scouting, tax credit information, crew referrals, housing, permitting, government relations and union issues.
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