Filming In United States

If you’re producing a film or video, the United States could be the perfect location. Whether it’s a short film, music video, advertisement or corporate video, NEEDaFIXER’s film crews and fixers in the USA can help.

Whatever your film or production needs are in the USA, NEEDaFIXER can connect you with the right people for the job. We’ve spent years working with directors, American location scouts and film crews, making a variety of videos for clients around the world.

NEEDaFIXER has helped businesses in the United States to produce:

  • Documentary Films
  • Feature Films
  • Hotel Videos & Hospitality Videos
  • Corporate Videos / Brand Videos
  • Service & Product Videos

Our services are completely bespoke, so tell us about your film and we’ll tell you how we can help! Get in touch with NEEDaFIXER today.

Want to see some of our work? Check out our incredible portfolio!

From New York to Los Angeles and down to Miami, America is home to some of the most iconic filming locations in the world. Not only is the landscape diverse – from deserts to seaside towns to skyscrapers – it’s also home to infamous production houses and some of the best trained film professionals in the industry.

Filming in USA with NEEDaFIXER

NEEDaFIXER USA can help with all of the most challenging aspects of making a film. We can assemble a crew, secure rental equipment, source locations, arrange filming permits and much, much more. We’ve been working with film professionals all over the United States for years and are confident that we’ll be able to find the right people for you and your project. Whether you’re making a documentary, a product video or are shooting a feature-length film, we’ll call on our local experts to help elevate your production to the next level.

Our services include pre-production through to post-production and everything in between. Even if you know nothing aside from that you want to shoot in the United States, we can help

Our writers can help turn an idea into a script and our fixers can take it from there. Get in touch with us today to discuss our services in more detail.

The United States is a dream location for filmmakers. You can find virtually any climate, the best equipment, active film commissions and communities and of course…Hollywood! Some of the most beloved movies of our time were shot in America from Ferris Bueller’s Day off in Illinois to the Wizard of Oz in Kansas and Rocky in Pennsylvania. In fact, there’s been a famous movie shot in all 50 states.

Fixers in America (USA)

America is associated with a lot of different things, hotdogs, baseball, and….Hollywood. The American film industry is the most popular in the world and, with Hollywood releasing over 600 films a year, it’s easy to see why. But, you don’t have to be shooting an action-packed blockbuster to need the help of a fixer. At NEEDaFIXER, we work on all types of projects, big and small. So, do you need a Hollywood set or a drone operator? We can help with both.

Tell us about your vision and your budget and we’ll hit the ground running. Get in touch today!

If you’d like to find out more about how our team can help with production in the USA, please e-mail us at and one of your team members will get back to you.

What can our fixers in the USA do for you?

The better question is, what can’t our fixers in America do for you. If you’re filming a music video and need a mountainous backdrop, our location scouts can help. From there, our team can arrange filming permits, transport and even craft services. In terms of a crew, we can connect you with a range of industry professionals, from sound technicians to graphic designers for post-production. We can even help with marketing after production is finished.

Making a film or video is a big job, especially if you’re filming outside of your home country. There could be language barriers, navigating the landscape can be difficult, and local laws could be hard to understand. Our fixers – all of whom regularly work in the United States – can help. Through local knowledge and connections, NEEDaFIXER can make your experience filming in the US a great one.

Our Comprehensive Teams

NEEDaFIXER has extensive resources to share with our clients for all types of productions. How can our American teams help you? While we can’t provide a full list of our services, they include:

  • Location Scouts
  • Production Assistants
  • Fixers
  • Drivers
  • Permits / Permit Management
  • Cameraman / Camera Operators
  • DOP (Director of Photography)
  • Directors
  • Filming Crews
  • Gaffers
  • PA’s
  • Videographers
  • Cinematographers
  • Filmmakers
  • Drone Operators
  • Production Crew
  • Color Graders
  • Assistant Directors
  • AD / 1st AD
  • Focus Pullers
  • Sound Operators
  • Production House

Frequently Asked Questions

How easy is it to get permits?

Every city and state has different rules and regulations in place for filming permits. What’s more, there are different permits required for public spaces, national parks, etc.  Luckily, our fixers can help with the application process, ensuring it’s smooth.

Do I need a visa or work permit?

Yes, you will need a work permit if you’re in the USA to make a film or video, whether you’re apart of the cast or the crew. Specifically, you’ll need an O Visa.

Can I hire equipment once there?

Absolutely! And, America is known for its high-quality, state-of-the-art equipment. NEEDaFIXER has relationships with the best equipment rental companies around the country and can help arrange hire of anything from cameras to lighting.

What is the climate like?

You’re better off looking at America state-by-state to get a feel for its climate as it’s diverse. A state like Alaska will be cold year-round while Florida is nicknamed the ‘Sunshine State.’


’NEEDaFIXER team provide a professional and efficient service and they react very well to last minute production requests and changes. We have used them on numerous location shoots and we have always felt a high degree of trust and reliability. I wouldn’t hesitate in working with them on future productions.’

Karen Knowles

Producer / RICOCHET

’I have met NEEDaFIXER in Greece! It was LOVE from the first sight. Since then, I cannot imagine my production without them! They are like Family! Always helpful. Always happy. Always with loads of energy… & always with PASSION for what they do!’

Katarzyna Chmielarz

Producer / GPD

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