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Marine Film Works is your resource for filming on the San Francisco Bay and beyond.

We specialize in marine film services with an emphasis on service. We will take you from pre-production all the way to wrapping your project, and handle all the logistics in between.

We provide marine coordination services, scouting, launch service, tug and barge service. High speed vessels, specialty vessels, ships, ferries. Captains, crew, medics, divers, logistical support, location support, And Technical support. In addition we have a vast knowledge of the san Francisco Bay, it's strong currents, changing weather, and tidal variances.

For your scouting needs we can find the perfect location for your film project, either in the Bay, or along the rugged North coast of California.

Marine Film Works is always interested in giving back to our community. We achieve this by providing quality marine production services for non profits, public television, small indie films, documentaries, and any project that serves the greater good for our Bays and Oceans.

We have worked on major motion pictures, numerous commercials, documentaries, music videos, large aquatic sporting events. We have worked with the Discovery and History channels on many productions. Fox Sports, CBS Sports, ESPN, ABC Sports.

Marine Film Works has a working relationship with the U.S. Coast Guard, State Parks, National Parks, the SFPD Marine unit, and other marine agencies in and around the San Francisco bay and beyond.

Marine Film Works Videos

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Marine Film Clients

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Marine Film Services

Marine film services we provide.

Our Boats

While we can locate and secure any kind of boat you might need, here are some of the boat we use.

Why choose us?

Captain Burke Beardsley, Owner, grew up on the San Francisco Bay. He has spent his life on the water. His reputation for providing excellent marine coordination for complex projects has clearly been established.

Marine Film Works has can crew a project with a team that has worked together on previous projects. Your crew will work like a well oiled machine insuring you with the best support for your project.

We have camera operators available who enjoy complex marine filming.

Our Services

  • Marine Film Serivces
  • Marine Coordination
  • Nautical Art Direction
  • Camera Operators and Crew

Marin Film Works - San Francisco Bay

We provide marine film services.


Call us

Marine FIlm Works is hands on. Please call us to discuss your project!

Captain Burke Beardsley 415-847-1111