Filming on Campus

UIC’s unique combination of having a full college campus within minutes of downtown Chicago makes it an appealing filming location. The following productions have filmed on the UIC campus:

  • “ABP”
  • Feature film “Captive State”
  • “Chicago Fire”
  • “Chicago Med”
  • “Chicago P.D.”
  • Netflix series “Easy”
  • Amazon series “Electric Dreams”
  • “Shameless”
  • “Sense8”

See a list of recent productions that have been filmed at UIC and a more complete list of older movies and TV shows that have been filmed on campus.

Productions seeking to film on the UIC campus should contact Marketing and Brand Management at with the following information:

  • Location(s) where filming will take place
  • Filming dates
  • Number of cast and crew members
  • Summary of scenes that will be filmed on campus including script pages for those scenes
  • The number/types of vehicles (e.g., trailer, vans, semi-trucks) that will need parking
  • Requests for electricians, carpenters, law enforcement or other UIC staff support