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Television & Film Permit Applications

Everything you need to obtain your Hornblower Niagara Cruises Television & Film Permit.

Film Permit Application

Knowing The Guidelines For Film Applications

Hornblower Niagara Cruises offers the best access to see and experience Niagara Falls. The Canadian Horseshoe geological wonder stands at 157-feet tall pushing 168,000 cubic meters (6 million cubic ft.) of water per minute. Famous for its stunning waterfalls, scenic landscapes and tourism attractions Niagara Falls and Hornblower Niagara Cruises are a definite must see destination and attraction for movie producers and cinematographers to capture.

If you are a film or television crew visiting Hornblower Niagara Cruises, be sure to review and complete the PDF document as seen below and submit back to the Hornblower Niagara Cruises Public Relations department at

Please review the following information before completing the Hornblower Niagara Cruises Film & Photograph Permit Application.


Hornblower Niagara Cruises ensures film and photography shoots to be arranged in advance. Please see the below step-by-step guide for completing the attached PDF version. The application can be saved on your computer and emailed to

FOR STUDENTS ONLY:  Please be advised that should you wish to film and capture Hornblower Niagara Cruises, please indicate your application is for a research project.


Once your permit is approved, we will require you to submit an insurance certificate from your Insurance Broker. Please submit your insurance certificate by email to


Should your production company fall under one of the following categories:

  • Images, Editorial            
  • Stock Video/ Photo        
  • Images/ Other
  • Feature Film                
  • TV/Movie            
  • TV Series/ Plot
  • Travelogue                 
  • Commercial             
  • Music Video
  • Public Service Announcement    
  • Industrial         
  • Other
  • Documentary             
  • Infomercial

Please submit a Context Brief by email to or by fax at 905.394.3032.
Please note students are NOT required to complete and submit the Information Sheet.

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