The historic City of San Buenaventura ("Ventura"), incorporated by the California legislature in 1866, has a number of unique locations of interest for major motion picture production companies, television, commercials, still photography and student productions. Historic structures, harbors and marinas, beaches, ocean views, residential and business districts can all be found within the City of Ventura. For complete information visit the Film Ventura website. The City of Ventura coordinates all on-location productions in the City of Ventura. This coordination includes safety reviews by Police, Fire and Public Works.
Film permits are governed by the City of Ventura’s Municipal Code, Division 8, Chapter 8.120.