Filming In Iowa

Settled between the Missouri, Big Sioux and Mississippi rivers, the state of Iowa offers a variety of scenic and important locations. From beautiful and historic landmarks to scenic bridges and ranches, endless and running rivers to unique towns and cities. Iowa’s rich history dating back thousand of years to first peoples, the state of Iowa is a great place for productions. 

When shooting in Iowa you should get in contact with Produce Iowa. The state government provides resources and assistance in securing locations and getting plugged into the best crew and production teams.

Film Insurance Requirements in the State of

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 Iowa, including its officers, agents, and employees is named as additional insured, with respect to liability arising out of the operations related to filming on Illinois 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.

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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