Below you’ll find helpful links for filming and photography permits in Malibu along with permit info for beach weddings and elopements.
do i need a permit?
— Be advised, commercial photographers are required to obtain a permit to shoot on the beaches of Malibu. If you are bringing professional lighting and equipment onto the beach for your shoot, you need a permit. See links below.
MALIBU PERMIT LINKS:
“The Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors requires that any persons engaged in the business or activity of filming, videotaping, or otherwise producing motion pictures or still photography for television or public exhibition at any place, must obtain a Film Permit.”
LACounty.gov – PERMITS & LICENSES, FILM & PHOTO PERMIT