Complete the form below if you are interested in pursuing any commercial activities related to photography, film, videotaping or any other media production. The Film Office will provide the most up-to-date requirements necessary for the municipality in which you are interested in working.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please be as specific, accurate and complete as possible as this information will be used to assess your request and to generate your permit documents, if and when issued.
REQUIRED: Specify "LLC," "Inc.," etc. This will be the entity named on your film permit and MUST match your insurance and compliance documents. [Students: Use the name of your school.]
e.g., location manager, assistant location manager, UPM, producer, director
If different than above
Please provide a *brief* summary of the project and description of scene(s) for your permit
Please list specific areas of the location(s) to be used, and provide as many details as possible
Required for permit issuance
Number of people including ALL cast, BG, crew, catering/crafty, drivers, etc.
We will send your vendor a tent permit for signature, and insurance requirements.
COVID-19 health & safety requirements
All productions must comply fully with the New York Forward media production guidelines.
You must complete a written safety plan, which must be available for inspection on location. (You may use this template.)
You must affirm to the state that you have reviewed, understand and will implement the industry guidelines, and provide proof of that affirmation (confirmation page) as a condition of receiving a permit from the County.
Summary of insurance requirements
ALL productions on the property or otherwise under the jurisdiction of Westchester County, including student and non-profit productions, MUST provide:
1. A valid certificate of insurance, including • commercial general liability insurance with a minimum combined single limit of $1 million per occurrence and a minimum aggregate limit of $2 million; • automobile liability insurance with a minimum limit per occurrence of $1 million for bodily injury and $100,000 for property damage; AND • $2 million umbrella/excess coverage. The COI must name "County of Westchester, 148 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY 10601" as additional insured. COIs for student productions must name both the Permittee and the County as additional insureds.
2. Proof of workers compensation insurance and disability benefits on NYS forms C-105.2 and DB-120.1, naming the Permittee and listing "County of Westchester, 148 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY 10601" as the requesting entity in box #2. New York State statutory limits apply. Forms SI-12, GSI-105.2 or CE-200 may be accepted, if applicable.
If you fail to use the exact forms, wording and address specified here, your permit may be delayed or denied.Additional insurance may be required depending the nature of the project.Complete requirements are specified in Schedule B of your location agreement and permit.
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