Film and Digital Media

​Oakland County offers a talented crew base, affordable office and studio space, established production support companies, desirable housing for cast and crew all in a great locatio​n.

Select productions shot in Oakland County

  • ​​HBO's Hung
  • Freaky Deaky
  • Ides of March
  • Oz the Great and Powerful
  • A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas
  • Machine Gun Preacher
  • Real Steel
  • Another Happy Day
  • Transformers 3
  • ​Gran Torino
  • Red Dawn
  • Whip It!
  • You Don't Know Jack
  • Youth in Revolt
  • This Must be the Place
  • The Giant Mechanical Man
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Why Oakland County?

Locations, Locations, Locations

Location Photos (select Oakland County)​

  • 61 cities, villages, and townships
  • 89,000 acres of parkland; 800 acres of pristine natural areas
  • 1,450 + natural lakes - more than any other county in the state
  • 16,000 + lakefront properties
  • Over 100 active horse farms
  • Historic mansions including Meadow Brook Hall, Cranbrook House and the William E. Scripps Estate
  • 30 minutes away from Detroit Metro Airport and Flint's Bishop Airport; home to three airports
  • Centrally located to Detroit and Ann Arbor
  • Fine dining, shopping and culture

Film and Television​

The county offers other valuable resources, including its Film and Digital Media Office, which connects film and video-related businesses with area specialists and location services. The Film Office provides support and advice to the county's 61 cities, villages and townships interested in feature film and television production.  Contact us for assistance.

Digital Media

Oakland County is home to several digital entertainment companies including Pixo EntertainmentScientifically Proven Entertainment, and Vectorform specializing in videogame and animation productions.​

Digital media companies are bricks and mortar for the county. These are the companies that are here supporting our region, and they have the potential for long-term growth. The county is diversifying its efforts to further support these businesses with the goal of becoming a recognized digital media center.