Film Gardner

Filming in Gardner

Welcome - Mayor Michael Nicholson

Dear visitors and filmmakers,

As the Mayor of Gardner, Massachusetts, it is my great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to all those seeking our city as a remarkable filming destination. Our city, with its captivating charm and diverse offerings, is the perfect backdrop for your next project.

Gardner boasts a wealth of possibilities, from unique neighborhoods to expansive commercial businesses, picturesque recreational opportunities, and a vibrant historic downtown commercial district.

For those seeking large commercial spaces or industrial settings, Gardner offers an array of options to meet your requirements. Our city is home to many businesses that span various industries, making it easy to find the ideal backdrop for your production needs.

Discover our picturesque parks, tranquil lakes, and scenic trails, providing endless opportunities for capturing stunning outdoor scenes. From Dunn’s State Park to Crystal Lake, our recreational offerings are sure to inspire and enhance your project.

One of the remarkable advantages of choosing Gardner as your filming destination is our convenient central location within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Situated just 55 miles from Boston and 35 miles from Worcester, our city allows for easy access to major metropolitan areas and all they have to offer. Additionally, Gardner is merely 10 miles away from the New England Studios in Devens, Massachusetts, making it a prime location for collaborations and proximity to production resources.

As you explore our city in search of the perfect location, we invite you to immerse yourself in in the friendly community that make Gardner truly special. Our local residents and business owners are eager to support your project and help make it a success.

Once again, welcome to Gardner! We look forward to witnessing the opportunities that could be created against the backdrop of our wonderful community.

Warm regards,

Mayor Michael Nicholson

Gardner is Film Ready - Film Liaison Joshua Cormier

As the City of Gardner’s Film Liaison, I have had the privilege of working with various members of the film industry, at all levels of production and within numerous styles, and I can assure you that the city understands the positive impact that such projects have on our community. From larger productions such as Castle Rock and Dexter to the smaller commercials or independent productions and every project in between, the City of Gardner has provided aesthetic and proper locations, the support required to ensure an efficient and successful project, and the ancillary resources that strengthen a positive relationship within the process. We look forward to continuing this successful relationship with the film industry and welcoming more projects in the future.  

Film Location Library

The following links provide a glimpse into various locations within the City of Gardner that have been scouted or filmed over the years.  As this is only a small sample of the wonderful opportunities that exist in the city, if you do not find a location that fits your need, please, contact the City's Film Liaison to discuss additional options that may exist.

Photo Credits: Alex Lucier, Meghan Cormier, and Various Municipal Employees


Joshua Cormier
Film Liaison / Purchasing Director
978-632-1900, x8054