Make your film in CannesDeciding to film in Cannes is not an innocent choice. It means taking part in the immortality of the legend of cinema, advertising and television, as many directors have done under the spell of the city’s welcome and beauty.

« De rouille et d'os » - Jacques Audiard
« De rouille et d'os » by Jacques Audiard - "Le Goéland" beach - Octobre, 11th and 12th, 2011

An ideal welcome

  • Facilitating and centralising your administrative formalities for authorisations to film.
  • Providing the responsiveness needed for carrying out your projects.
  • Giving assistance and advice for scouting locations.
  • Putting your team into contact with leading professionals in the Cannes area.
  • Proposing a wide range of creative opportunities for using the public domain.


Cannes includes:

  • World-famous sites (La Croisette and the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès).
  • Authentic locations (Le Suquet, the Vieux Port, Forville market).
  • Historic places (La Villa Domergue, Sainte Marguerite Island).
  • An exceptional geographical location (accommodation capacities, restaurants, SNCF train station, airfield, helipad and the airport in Nice).

Authorisations to film

Shooting films, documentaries and photo reports must receive a prior authorisation to film.

Fill in the request for a authorisation to film

Cinema Office

  • by mail Mairie de Cannes, Secrétariat général « Tournages »
    Hôtel de Ville - CS 30140 - 06414 Cannes Cedex
  • by phone +33 (0)4 97 06 48 67
  • by fax +33 (0)4 97 06 40 40

Download the "Cannes and cinema: action!" brochure (pdf 2,8 Mo)

They have filmed in Cannes

Feature films

  • Monte Carlo by Tom Bezucha
  • W.E by Madonna,
  • Omar m’a tuer by Roschdy Zem,
  • Les Tuche by Olivier Baroux,
  • Le Siffleur by Philippe Lefebvre,
  • Panique à Hollywood by Barry Levinson,
  • Cine Città by Ibrahim Letaief,
  • La Fille de Monaco by Anne Fontaine,
  • Roman de gare by Claude Lelouch,
  • Taxi 4 by Gérard Krawczyk,
  • Le Printemps de la chance by Michael Bergmann,
  • Hors de prix by Pierre Salvadori,
  • Quatre étoiles by Christian Vincent,
  • Anthony Zimmer by Jérôme Salle,
  • Les Vacances de Mister Bean by Steve Bendelack,
  • La Californie by Jacques Fieschi,
  • De particulier à particulier by Brice Cauvin,
  • L’Ex-Femme de ma vie by Josiane Balasko,
  • Une belle histoire by Philippe Dajoux,
  • Lovely Rita, sainte patronne des cas désespérés by Stéphane Clavier,
  • Double Zéro by Gérard Pirès,
  • Ni pour, ni contre (bien au contraire) by Cédric Kalpisch,
  • L’Adversaire by Nicole Garcia,
  • Femme fatale by Brian de Palma,
  • Le Transporteur by Louis Leterrier and Corey Yuen,
  • French Kiss by Lawrence Kasdan,
  • Celle qui aimait Richard Wagner by Jean-Louis Guillermou
  • De Rouille et d’Os by Jacques Audiard with Marion Cotillard
  • A toi qui va naître by local Cannes filmmaker Xavier Ladjointe
  • Marbie, Star by Dominique Dubuisson
  • Seduced and Abandoned by James Toback and Alec Baldwin, with Alec Baldwin
  •  Mobius by Eric Ronchant, with Jean Dujardin, Tim Roth and Cécile de France
  • The Love Punch by Joël Hopkins with Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson
  • etc.

Commercials for major brands

  • Rolex,
  • Mercedes,
  • Chevrolet,
  • BMW,
  • Peugeot,
  • etc.

TV Shows

  • NRJ Music Awards,
  • Sagas,
  • On a échangé nos mamans,
  • Life of luxury,
  • Family Exchange Europe,
  • A Place in the Sun,
  • Die Bachelorette,
  • The Player,
  • Passeport to Europe,
  • Un dîner presque parfait,
  • Génération Mannequin,
  • À vos fourchettes,
  • Miss France,
  • Midi en France,
  • Tenue de soirée,
  • etc.


  • Thalassa,
  • Carte postale gourmande,
  • Video Library,
  • Des racines et des ailes,
  • etc.