El Dorado



Check out the California Film Locations Tour Featuring El Dorado County

Please check back in January for the date of our
2020 Film Industry Mixer & Business Showcase

regarding a FREE LISTING in our Film Directory, please click here, read and share!

Film Site Guide


at the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce
542 Main Street, Placerville CA 95667

Click here for the Movie Lover’s Guide to El Dorado County Filming Locations. Go on a self guided, Hollywood style tour to where big blockbusters were filmed locally! From the beautiful South Fork of the American River that Spielberg picked for “Indiana Jones” to the PiPi Campground that Redford unearthed for his famous “Horse Whisperer”, see first-hand where Hollywood legends created movie magic.


Filming in El Dorado County - A Story Map

Check out our new Story Map link, including great information about filming in El Dorado County and an interactive map with information about movies that have been filmed here.


Filming in El Dorado County
Footage of El Dorado County and Lake Tahoe Shot on the Red Camera
Shot on the RED

Stunning El Dorado County offers more than 1,800 square miles of remarkably diverse topography for filming movies and commercials, nestled between Sacramento and the magnificent Sierra Nevada. From open ranch land and rugged forest to verdant meadows, El Dorado County has it all!

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El Dorado County:

  • Two major highways
  • Elevations from 200 to 10,881 feet
  • Authentic Gold Rush sites
  • Pristine alpine lakes
  • Miles of untamed rivers
  • The majesty of Lake Tahoe
  • Two incorporated cities (Placerville & South Lake Tahoe)
  • Over 20 quaint historic towns

Client Services:

On call 24 hours a day / seven days a week, the El Dorado Lake Tahoe Film & Media Office, an AFCI and FLICS member, provides production companies with our location photo library, vendor referrals, crew lists, area maps, lodging information and permit services.

California Tax Credit Incentives for Film and Television Productions

The El Dorado Lake Tahoe Film & Media Office is:

A Division of
A Member of
A Member of
In association with
El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce
El Dorado County Visitors Authority
Film Liasons in California Statewide
California Film Commission

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