North Charleston, SC

The fountain at Riverfront Park.

North Charleston is proud of its reputation as a city that cooperates with film industry professionals. Instead of making demands and placing restrictions, the city and its residents welcome film crews!  The variety of locations is second to none, offering a wide range of settings including:


  • period architecture

  • water frontage

  • an Olde Village

  • industrial setting with or without water views

  • a 12,000-seat coliseum with ice rink

  • convention center with 85,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space

  • new, city-owned golf course with 12,000 sq. ft. clubhouse

  • scenic parks

  • Charleston International Airport/Joint Base of Charleston

  • exteriors of old plantation homes

  • numerous athletic facilities


As a truly unique “value-add,” North Charleston has the ultimate back lot location – a vast decommissioned Naval Base Complex. North Charleston also boasts a professional hockey team and oh, did we mention no parking meters?

North Charleston movie credits include Naked, The Sinner, Mr. Mercedes, The Notebook, Cold Mountain, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, The Hunley, The Patriot and dozens of commercials and TV series.

Film Liaison


Amy Heath,

Office of the Mayor,

Director of Tourism

City of North Charleston
PO Box 190016
North Charleston, SC 29419



Riverfront Walk by night.

The boardwalk at Riverfront Park.

Goer Drive Film Set.

Quarters H&I at Riverfront Park.

North Charleston Coliseum.

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