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Filming at Merton, August 2016

Filming and Photography at Merton College

Do you want to use Merton College as a location for a commercial film/programme/photography?

All requests to use Merton College as a location for commercial filming/photography must be submitted in writing with a minimum of one week’s notice to Simon Cope, Web & Media Officer, simon.cope@merton.ox.ac.uk.

Please include as much of the following information as possible:

  • What and where you want to film/photograph – please be as specific as possible; you may wish to refer to a map of the college and/or use Google Street View.
  • Preferred dates for filming/photoshoot
  • An estimate of how long filming/photoshoot will take
  • The number of people in the film/photoshoot crew
  • Details of any large equipment you wish to bring on site (e.g. lighting rigs)
  • Whether you will require access to any facilities (e.g. toilets, green room)

You are advised to check our Events Calendar for any events that are taking place in Merton College on the date(s) you wish to come in.

The use of Merton College as a location for filming/photography will be subject to payment of a location fee.

In order to use Merton College as a location for filming/photography you must hold valid public liability insurance. We may also require you to present a method statement and/or a risk assessment covering your activity.

All requests to use Merton College as a location for commercial filming/photography will be subject to our approval, without which filming/photography cannot take place on Merton College property.

 

Do you want to use Merton College as a location for a non-commercial film/programme/photography?

Requests to use Merton College as a location for non-commercial filming/photography must be submitted as above, explicitly stating that your project is non-commercial, in writing with a minimum of one week’s notice to Simon Cope, Web & Media Officer, simon.cope@merton.ox.ac.uk.

The use of Merton College as a location for non-commercial filming/photography will be subject to payment of a reduced location fee subject to confirmation of status.

In order to use Merton College as a location for non-commercial filming/photography you must hold valid public liability insurance. We may also require you to present a method statement and/or a risk assessment covering your activity.

All requests to use Merton College as a location for non-commercial filming/photography will be subject to our approval, without which filming/photography cannot take place on Merton College property.