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Filming in North Hempstead

For more information about filming in the TONH, contact the Clerk’s office during business hours. Please dial 311 for more information.

A wealth of natural beauty, scenic parks and Gold Coast mansions make the Town of North Hempstead one of the premiere filming locations in the Nation. By car, it is just 14.5 miles away from the hustle and bustle of New York City. From the leafy residential neighborhoods of Roslyn to the thoroughfares of Great Neck, North Hempstead fits the needs of films, television shows and commercials.

The Town of North Hempstead occupies 58 square miles. It is bounded on the north by the Long Island Sound, to the south by the Town of Hempstead, to the west by the borough of Queens, and to the east by the Town of Oyster Bay. Its northern land boundaries are extensively arranged along the Little Neck and Manhasset Bays, and Hempstead Harbor.

The governing body is headed by the Town Supervisor,  Jennifer DeSena and six Town Board members: Robert Trioano Jr., Edward Scott, Dennis J.Walsh, Christine Liu, David A. Adhami, and Mariann Dalimonte. The Town Clerk is Ragini Srivastava and the Receiver of Taxes is Mary Jo Collins.

Please view our resources for more information on filming within the Town of North Hempstead.

Film & TV Tax Incentives

New York State offers several programs in the form of tax credits and sales tax exemptions to the film and television industry. These incentives are offered to qualified production companies that produce feature films, television series, relocated television series, television pilots, films for television, and/or incur post-production costs associated with the original creation of these productions. For more information: http://www.nylovesfilm.com/tax-incentives.php

Filming Application

Filming productions are required to complete our filming application (PDF). We will help you in making arrangements with traffic, police and fire departments. Click here to download the filming application.

Fees & Rates

Base fee for filming occurring between the hours of 7:30AM and 9:00PM

Five hundred ($500.00) dollars per day of filming

For additional information, please click here to view Chapter 36 of the North Hempstead Town Code.

Locations to Film

North Hempstead’s picturesque,
sailboat-dotted harbors, family-
friendly beaches, and miles of
stunning shoreline ranks among
the finest waterfront areas in
New York State.



 North Hempstead is renowned
for its comfortable enclaves and
tree-lined suburbia – a restful
environment away from the hustle
and bustle of New York City.




Lovely botanical gardens,
outstanding parks and
state-of-the-art recreational
facilities await all who live
and visit North Hempstead.




Filmed in North Hempstead

Featured above are just some of the numerous productions that our Town has welcomed included: Italian Vogue, Honeywell & Optimum commericals, TED Segment on Young People in the Public Sector, Food Network's Restaurant Stake-Out, Nanny 911, The Sopranos, Rescue Me, The Good Shepherd, Kings, Damages, Afterlife, A Little Help, Date Night, 30 Rock, The Good Wife, Dark Horse, Running Wilde, Royal Pains, Boardwalk Empire, Person of Interest, Gossip Girl, Affluenza, Infamous, The Carrie Diaries, The Americans,The Wolf of Wall Street, Elementary, Unforgetable, Hostages, The Affair, and The Blacklist.

In the Press

Contact Us

For more information on filming within North Hempstead please contact 516-869-6311.