Lights, Camera, Nairobi: A Filmmaking Adventure in Kenya’s Capital


A Unique Film Production Experience in Nairobi, Kenya

Our Australian clients chose Kenya as the ideal location for their film project, drawn by the country’s exceptional film production infrastructure and significant cost savings compared to producing the film in Australia. Filmmaking is a thrilling adventure that takes you to diverse corners of the world, immersing you in vibrant cultures and breath-taking landscapes.

Nairobi: A Rich Tapestry of Encounters for Filmmakers

Nairobi offers a wealth of experiences for filmmakers, from bustling streets to vibrant nightlife, delicious local cuisine, and breath-taking natural wonders. Our clients sought reliable film services and support, and that’s exactly what they found.

Hoodlum Film Fixers: Providing Full Film Services in Kenya

In the months leading up to the international film crew’s arrival, we cultivated a strong relationship through open communication, ensuring all Heads of Department understood the directors’ and producers’ exact needs and vision. Our experienced team in Nairobi is quick to respond and adapt. We presented a detailed locations deck, negotiated locations, and secured a successful shoot.

Wardrobe and Casting: Finding the Perfect Fit

Our wardrobe department excelled in finding the perfect look for over 30 cast members, and our seasoned Casting Manager arranged auditions and call backs to find the ideal actors. We discovered talented and diverse cast members in Nairobi, including some of the biggest names in the Kenyan film scene.

A Smooth Production Process

We arranged travel documentation, airport pickups, and comfortable accommodations at the lovely Fair Acres Boutique Hotel. Our Kenyan Line Producer guided the crew through every step, and our friendly staff ensured a seamless experience.

Settling into the Rhythm of the City

Our visitors quickly discovered the warmth and hospitality of the local people and formed a collaborative bond with the talented Kenyan film professionals. The film shoot required unorthodox conditions, including 3D technology and specialized post-production, but our fully local film crew and unit rose to the occasion, delivering high-quality equipment and support.

A Thrilling Safari Adventure

During a break from filming, the Australian crew embarked on a thrilling safari adventure in Amboseli National Park, witnessing majestic elephants, lions, and Africa’s untamed beauty. This unforgettable experience inspired their work on the film set and left a lasting impression.

Shooting a Movie in Nairobi: An Extraordinary Experience

Filming in Nairobi provided the Australian crew with an extraordinary experience, rich in cultural immersion and natural wonders. From bustling streets to delectable cuisine and comfortable accommodations, Nairobi offered the perfect setting for their cinematic vision. Kenya has the potential to captivate the hearts and minds of filmmakers worldwide, offering a vibrant tapestry of stories waiting to be told.

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