Why Shoot in Mono County?

Welcome to film-friendly Mono County in California’s Eastern Sierra. Famous for stunning and dramatic alpine landscapes, Mono County offers incredible backdrops and friendly, knowledgeable service. Whether you’re shooting a feature film, car commercial, music video, indie or television episode or documentary, Mono County welcomes your production.

Located about 5 hours north by car from Los Angeles or 6 hours east from San Francisco, you are just a short distance from genuine jaw-dropping beauty. Don’t want to load the bus up and drive? Fly directly to Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH) from LAX on Alaska Airlines. In the winter season, direct flights from San Francisco and San Diego are also available. For information on current flights and travel information, click here, click here.

Come film in California’s Eastern Sierra! The Golden State offers a tax credit program for film and television productions. For more information, please visit the California Film Commission at



Filming Permits and Contacts

Mono County Film Permit Application

Film Permit Contact Information

To obtain film permits or for more information regarding filming in Mono County, please contact:

Alicia Vennos

Mono County Film Commissioner
Proud member of Film Liasions of California Statewide (FLICS)
(760) 924-1743

(760) 709-1149

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