Shooting in Bearn and the Basque Country

Filming authorisations in BEarn and Basque Country

Agence du Film 64 supports production teams and location managers in these procedures by providing useful contacts and forms for filming authorisations in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department, in Pau and all Bearn communes, and Bayonne, Biarritz, Anglet, and all the cities and villages of Basque Country.

Palais Beaumont à Pau - Agence du film 64

Agence du Film 64 helps with scouting sites, assists with finding locations and negotiates their use. It provides information around the various authorisations to obtain and procedures to follow concerning deadlines, insurance documents, informing local residents, etc. Agence du Film 64 offers a list of people to contact sorted by tab, allowing location managers to find the right contact person to obtain authorisations to film. For example, requesting a street closure from private individuals, municipal and departmental authorities and all other relevant government administrations; reserving parking places and access for technical vehicles; and any other authorisations to facilitate filming in a public place and in the public or private domain.


to download, complete and send back with the:
- Synopsis/Script
- On-site filming schedule
- Insurance certificate for the shoot

Useful contacts

Useful contacts

Find the services to assist you in your areas of interest, to facilitate and organise your shoots in Bearn and Basque Country.

All these people and resources shared by Agence du Film 64 can inform location managers about logistical timelines and obligations: setting up a safety barrier or platforms, closing a road, and for all the authorisations and insurance needed for the smooth operation of dollies, cinematographic shots, drone use, etc.

Cities and urban areas

Pau :
Bayonne : 05 59 46 60 60 –
Biarritz : Delphine Larrouturou – 05 59 41 59 60 –
Anglet : Pascal Etcheverry – 05 59 58 35 16 –


Aéroport de Biarritz
Communication and Marketing Officer: Emilie Cabannes 05 59 43 83 79 –
Aéroport de Pau
Responsable communication : Valérie Cantin 05 59 33 53 21 –

SNCF/Trains and stations

All train stations.
Trains stopped at the platform or in motion (TGV, Intercité, TER) in Bearn and Basque Country.

Film and Shooting Hub SNCF / Paris

Philippe Laylle – 01 85 07 84 46 –

National Office of Forests

Pays basque – Antoine Oberle – 
Oloron – Hubert Pauly –
Pau Ossau – Jeannette Lartigue –
Administrative Manager – Rachel Reuche –
Director of Agence 64 : Antoine De Boutray –

Ministry of Justice


Appeal courts, high courts, civil courts, industrial tribunals, commercial courts: courtrooms, lobbies, forecourts, halls, hallways, and offices in Bearn and Basque Country
Ministry of Justice – Penitential Administration Department / Paris
Paris Communication / Audiovisual Production Department:
Perrine Piat – 01 70 22 88 73 / 01 70 22 92 43 –


Remand centres, penitential centres and detention centres in Bearn and Basque Country

Ministry of Justice – Penitential Administration Department / Paris Communication / Audiovisual Production Department:
Colombe Babinet – 01 70 22 83 17 –

Ministry of the Interior

• Prefectures, subprefectures, police headquarters and police stations in Bearn and Basque Country

Promotion Unit Officer of the  Ministry of the Interior:
Catherine Moreau –
Deputy to the Promotion Unit Officer: Marielle Fieurgant


Isabelle BREIL
+33 (0)6 08 60 81 80

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