The Perak Film Office receives many enquiries about filming activities in Perak and we have compiled a list of some of the most frequently asked questions.
What is the Perak Film Office?
The Perak Film Office is set up as a government film liaison office or a one-stop centre to assist potential filmmakers interested and considering to choose locations in Perak as backdrops for their audio visual productions such as movies, dramas, documentaries and others.
How can Perak Film Office assist filmmakers?
At the Perak Film Office, we can assist in:
- Location scouting
- Talent scouting
- Source of information on Perak
- Source of information on logistics for filming requirements
How can I contact Perak Film Office?
We are located at:
Level 17, Perak Techno-Trade Centre (PTTC)
Bandar Meru Raya
Off Jalan Jelapang
Please call or email us for any enquiry. For request or application, please write-in officially with attention to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
What are your office hours?
We are open on Monday to Friday except for state and national public holiday.
Monday – Thursday
8.30am – 5.30pm
(Break 1.00pm – 2.00pm)
8.30am – 5.30pm
(Break 12.30pm – 2.30pm)
Do I need to get a permission before filming in Perak?
Yes, you do. You need to obtain the approval from the specific local authority where the filming location takes place such as the city, municipal council or district council. In addition, you also need to obtain the approval from the location owner whether it is under the management of a government agency i.e. national park or a private property i.e. building.
How many districts are there in Perak?
There are 11 districts namely: Hulu Perak, Kerian, Larut, Matang & Selama, Kuala Kangsar, Kinta, Manjung, Perak Tengah, Batang Padang, Hilir Perak, Kampar and Mualim.