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Welcome to Chicago! You’re instrumental in sharing our city’s story with the world — and Choose Chicago is here to help, with robust media resources including tourism statistics, the latest research and data, awards and accolades, an always-expanding image and video library, and more.

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Please note: News crews, handheld interviews, documentaries, B-roll, and other low-impact productions typically don’t require a permit, as long as they don’t interfere with vehicular or pedestrian traffic. Please visit the Chicago Film Office for more information.


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