Filming In Minnesota

Bordering Canada in the Upper Midwest, Minnesota is the second northernmost state. Nicknamed “The Land of 10,000 Lakes”, the landscape offers multiple scenic lakes and beautiful rivers surrounded by lively forests. With large municipal areas and unique small towns, combined with a rich history dating back to the Native American tribes, the state is a great location for a shoot.


When shooting in Minnesota you should get in contact with Minnesota Film and TV. The non-profit organization will help and guide you in the process when shooting in the state. For more information about their services, you are welcome to visit their website.

Film Insurance Requirements in the State of
Minnesota

Certificate(s) of Insurance (COI) as evidence of General Liability coverage in the amount not less than $1,000,000 for each occurrence.

A separate additional insured endorsement for the COI with the following wording: “the State of Minnesota, including its officers, agents and employees is named as additional insured, with respect to liability arising out of the operations related to filming on Minnesota state-owned or operated property.”

Workers Compensation: State law requires companies provide proof of worker’s compensation coverage. If a company has no employees the company may submit a Workers Compensation waiver letter. 

Minnesota Film and TV

401 North 3rd Street

Suite 245

Minneapolis, MN 55401-2316

United States

+1 (612) 767-0095

Disclaimer: The encapsulated production information on this page is provided for general purposes only and should not be construed as advice. While we do our utmost to keep all information up to date, production requirements change often. The best source for details is the film office itself.

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