Requests for commercial filming and photography in areas under the authority of the Navajo Parks and Recreation Department are received regularly. The purpose of these Commercial Filming and Photography Policy and Procedures is to establish guidelines to be followed in the application for, review, approval/disapproval, of commercial filming and photography permits.
The Navajo Parks and Recreation Department shall allow commercial filming and photography in tribal parks, recreation areas and monument only in a manner consistent with these policies and procedures.
The Department Manager, Navajo Parks and Recreation Department, has the authority to issue filming permits in tribal park areas pursuant to Government Services Committee resolution GSCJY-18-04, Section IV. J.
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
These policies and procedures apply within tribal parks, recreation areas, monuments and other areas under the authority and supervision of the Navajo Parks and Recreation Department. The policy and procedures also apply specifically to filming and photography undertaken for commercial purposes, i.e. for financial gain or public display and exhibition.
Any person, company or organization that desires to undertake filming or photography in any tribal park shall submit a formal request and proposal to the appropriate Park Manager or the Parks Program Manager.
MEDIA CREDENTIAL REQUEST FORM must be completed by 12/14/12
Geri Hongeva, Media Representative
Navajo Parks & Recreation