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 Synchronized Swimming Film Shoot


Motion Picture, Video, and Photography

Are you looking for that perfect place to take your photos?  The newly renovated Venetian Pool with its waterfalls, tropical foliage and Mediterranean style architecture is the perfect setting for your next production. Whether for personal or commercial use the Venetian Pool is available for still photography, video and motion pictures during regular hours of operation as well as non-operational hours pending additional fees and approvals. 

All requested film and photo shoots must submit a permit application and required insurance documents at least two weeks prior to the scheduled day to verify insurance and permit compliancy.  The City of Coral Gables reserves the right to approve, disapprove, or approve with appropriate conditions any permit applied for.

For more information on the insurance requirements please download the Film & Photography Permit for Venetian Pool form.  For rush orders there will be an additional $15.00 processing fee.

Permit Types & Fees:

  • Non-Commercial Still Photography Shoot: The fee to shoot still photography at the Venetian Pool during operational hours is $90 for a non-commercial shoot. This includes personal portfolio, wedding pictures, Sweet Sixteen and Quince shoots. The fee includes access to the pool premises for the photographer and four additional people; however, everyone must be at least 3 years old to enter the facility. Proper insurance is required for all photo shoots so a permit can be issued. 
  • Commercial Still Photography Shoot: The permit fee to shoot still photography at the Venetian Pool during operational hours for a commercial photo shoot is $500 each day. For additional non-operational hours in the day pending staff availability, there is an additional fee of $40.00 an hour.  Any in-water shoots during non-operational hours will require additional staffing fees for life safety staff.  The permit fee includes access to the pool premises for the photographer and nine additional staff; however, everyone must be at least 3 years old to enter the facility.  Proper insurance is required for all photo shoots so a permit can be issued.
  • Commercial Motion Picture/Video Shoot: The permit fee to shoot audio & video at the Venetian Pool during operational hours is $1,250 each day. For additional non-operational hours in the day pending staff availability, there is an additional fee of $40 an hour. Any in-water shoots during non-operational hours will require additional staffing fees for life safety staff.  If the shoot requires the closure of the pool to the public, the permit will require additional approval steps as well as a closure fee of $1,650.  Proper insurance is required for all shoots so a permit can be issued. 

For additional permit information or to schedule a walk-through of the facility please contact Venetian Pool Aquatics Supervisor Carolina Vester at 305-460-5344 or email venetianreservations@coralgables.com

 
     

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Last updated: 4/9/2017 3:00:23 PM