About Film Birmingham

Film Birmingham is Birmingham City Council’s Film and Television office – we are committed to making filming as easy and efficient as possible by providing a one stop shop for filmmakers’ production needs.

Our team handle a wide range of queries from international and domestic productions and work closely with them to find locations and crew and offer a comprehensive range of services to help them meet their requirements.


Birmingham is fast becoming a prime location with international filmmakers due to its diverse mix of city centre locations and excellent accessibility.

Birmingham is proud to be a film-friendly city and the Film Birmingham team can accommodate productions of any size and ambition and help save productions time and money along the way.

We’ve attracted some high-profile productions to the city in recent years – notably Steven Spielberg for Ready Player One, American Assassin, Kingsman: The Golden Circle and in the wider region Nativity and Peaky Blinders.

There are further exciting film-related developments in the pipeline – Peaky Blinders’ creator Steven Knight’s Mercian Film Studios are expected in the next few years and the West Midlands Production Fund was recently relaunched which will attract many more productions to the region. We work closely with a broad range of leading industry partners to promote Birmingham as a key destination for international film and TV production including the BFI, Creative England and West Midlands Screen Bureau. We are also members of the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) and Film Offices UK (FO:UK).

Part of the film offices: UK

Film Offices: UK (FO:UK) is formed of publicly-funded Film Offices and agencies across the UK and provides a forum which allows the group to share best practice and knowledge as well as discuss industry trends.

Established in August 2013, members of FO:UK regularly meet to share information and ideas which ensures the best possible service is given to the Film and TV industry across the UK, committed to providing dedicated support. You can follow the Film Offices: UK group on Twitter HERE.