Commercial Filming and Photography
Filming/Photography Permits are issued for photography, filming, and associated sound recording to ensure protection of resources, to prevent significant disruption of normal visitor uses, or when they involve props, models, professional crews and casts or set dressings. Permits are required for access to areas normally closed to the visiting public.
A commercial photographer who is not using a prop, model or set, is staying within normal visitation areas and hours, and is not significantly interfering with normal park visitation, is generally exempt from film permit requirements.
To apply for a permit, please complete a Kenai Fjords National Park filming application form. Submit it to the Filming Permits Coordinator with no less than 30 days before the start date of the proposed activity to allow sufficient time for evaluation by the park staff.
Generally, permits are not required for:
For more information, contact Chief Ranger Mark Thompson at:
Did You Know?
“Killer whales” or orcas are actually quite friendly and often inquisitive about humans. In fact, the group of “resident killer whales” pictured here feeds entirely on fish. Only “transient killer whales” eat marine mammals. No wild killer whale has ever hurt a human being.