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Venetian Pool Media Permits


Venetian Pool Media Permits

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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 Venetian Pool Film & Photography Permit Rates & Information form and the Venetian Pool Film & Photo Permit. 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 $100.00 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. For more information on the insurance requirements please review the Film & Photography Permit application. The completed permit and insurance information must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the scheduled day, to verify insurance and permit compliancy. Please keep in mind that the permit must be filled out by the photographer evidencing insurance.

  • Commercial Still Photography Shoot: The permit fee to shoot still photography at the Venetian Pool during operational hours for a commercial photo shoot is $550.00 each day. This includes fashion, magazine & editorial shoots. For additional non-operational hours, pending staff availability, there is an additional fee of $45.00 an hour. 
    Proper insurance is required for all photo shoots so a permit can be issued. For more information on the insurance requirements please review the Film & Photography Permit application. The completed permit and insurance information must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the scheduled day. For rush orders there will be an additional $15.00 processing fee. 

  • Commercial Motion Picture/Video Shoot : The permit fee to shoot audio & video at the Venetian Pool during operational hours is $1,350.00 for each day. This includes motion picture movies, commercials, music videos and documentaries. For additional non-operational hours, pending staff availability, there is an additional fee of $45.00 an hour. 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 $1,750.00. Proper insurance is required for all shoots so a permit can be issued. For more information on the insurance requirements please review the Film & Photography Permit application. The completed permit and insurance information must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the scheduled day. For rush orders there will be an additional $15.00 processing fee. 

For additional permit information or to schedule a walk-through of the facility please contact Venetian Pool at 305-460-5306 or email VPinfo@coralgables.com


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