WHAT HOODLUM FILM FIXERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT FILMING WITH MOUNTAIN GORILLAS IN EAST AFRICA
Mountain Gorillas in East Africa have made their home across Uganda, Rwanda and the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo)
An East African visa allows nonresidents to move freely through East African countries which include Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya
International film production companies/producers/photographer need to apply for film permits which costs approximately $4200 per film team of 5. Press Accreditation (Media Card Processing in Uganda) is a prerequisite to all non-resident film crews in Uganda and take less than a week to process. You can get a media card for one month or more, depending on the time you want to spend in Uganda. Visas on arrival are available at a cost of $100
International film production companies/producers/photographer need to apply for film permits which costs $5000 as well as a security fee of $2000 which will be refunded if you submit a copy of the film to the Rwandan Development Board. After securing the Rwanda Filming permits for filming in Rwanda, all film crew members must have press Accreditation from the Rwanda Media High Council. Film crew can obtain a 30-day tourist visa at the port of entry for $50 (single entry) or $70 (multiple entry). Credit cards are generally accepted at the Kigali International Airport but are not accepted at some land borders.