On Sunday 19 September 2021, Brussels organizes its traditional Car Free Sunday. From 9:30 am till 7 pm, car traffic is not allowed in the Brussels Region, including the City of Brussels. The ban applies to all motorized vehicles (including LPG vehicles and electric vehicles with 2, 3 or 4 wheels).
"Re-open EU": a new web platform for the safe recovery of travel and tourism throughout Europe. It will provide real-time information on means of transport and tourist services available in the Member States, as well as practical information on travel restrictions, public health and safety measures. Aimed primarily at tourists, it can also help you to plan your professional trips safely.
To help you restart shootings during Covid-19, screen.brussels provides printable posters to make the various adjustments on-set easier: general info, masks, hand washing, etc. Don't forget to write down the contact details of your internal "Covid manager"!
Available in EN- NL-FR.
On 25 and 26 september, 15 and 16 october and 10 and 11 december , a European Summit of the Heads of state and Government of the European Union will be held in Brussels in the buildings of the Council of the European Union, at the Rue de la Loi. A safety zone will be set up. Only authorized persons can enter this zone on foot.
Several projects planned for 2020 concern recurring filmlocations.
Cartographic tools can provide valuable information for your locationscout.
Where to find what information: Communal border, Regional roads, public transport ...
Specific rules apply to non-European performing artists coming to work in Belgium.
Depending on the case, a permit may or may not be required.
More info on the website of the Brussels Regional Public Service:
Since January 1st 2018, in order to improve air quality and therefore public health, the use of the most polluting vehicles is prohibited in the Brussels LEZ. The regulation affects cars, vans ≤ 3.5 tonnes, and buses and coaches, whether registered in Belgium or abroad.
Affected vehicles : https://www.lez.brussels/en/content/affected-vehicles
Filming with a drone requires authorization from the DGTA and that of the municipalities concerned, which are competent to authorize take-off, landing and shooting in the public space.
In practice :
1. Obtain an agreement from DGTA, Directorate General of Air Traffic (SPF mobility).
2. Obtain the authorization of the administrative authority of the city / town.
From September 2018, the 30km/h limit becomes the rule throughout the municipality of Schaerbeek. Some major roads are however maintained at 50 km / h.
More information on their website https://www.schaerbeek.be/fr/cadre-de-vie-environnement/mobilite-stationnement/securite-routiere/zones-30/en-pratique