The Challenges of Filming in Tanzania: Navigating the Wilds of Production

Tanzania, with its breath-taking landscapes, diverse wildlife, and rich cultural heritage, is a filmmaker’s paradise. However, filming in this East African nation comes with its unique set of challenges. From navigating bureaucratic red tape to coping with unpredictable weather and infrastructure limitations, productions must be prepared to overcome obstacles to capture the beauty and essence […]

Places in Indias Rajasthan that make for the best film locations

A state in Northern India, Rajasthan literally meaning “Land of Kings” is a land waiting to share its stories. Rajasthan is home to magnificent palaces, historic forts, and intricately designed temples that transport visitors to a bygone era. The vibrant festivals, traditional music, and dance forms showcase the deep-rooted cultural legacy that has been carefully […]

FILMING IN HARARE CITY, ZIMBABWE

Harare is the capital city of Zimbabwe, located in the northeastern part of the country. Harare is well known for its cultural and historical heritage as well as other beautiful attractions that have left visitors spell bound. A beautiful, light-filled, open city; high on the country’s central plateau. A city of modern buildings, Jacaranda lined […]

Kenya Film Fixers filming in the Great Rift Valley

Filming on location in The Great Rift Valley with Hoodlum Film Fixers The Great Rift Valley is a series of contiguous geographic trenches, approximately 7,000 kilometres in total length. The Great Rift Valley runs from Lebanon in the Middle East to as far south as Mozambique in Africa. The valleys cut through Lebanon, Israel, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, the […]

Filming on location in the Philippines

Film Fixers in Philippines

WHAT OUR LOCAL FILM FIXERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT FILMING ON LOCATION IN PHILIPPINES The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines is in Southeast Asia. It is situated in the western Pacific Ocean and consists of around 7,641 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Philippines is bounded by […]

Filming on location in Cairo, Egypt

Film Fixers in Egypt

HOODLUM FILM FIXERS ON LOCATION IN CAIRO Over the last two months Hoodlum Film Fixers have literally travelled from Cape to Cairo to film 90 Day Fiancé in Egypt’s capital, Cairo. One of the line producers from our head office in Cape Town travelled to Cairo to join Team Cairo to work on the production […]

Filming on location in Israel

FILM FIXERS IN ISRAEL

WHAT OUR LOCAL FILM FIXERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT FILMING ON LOCATION IN ISRAEL Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia. It is situated on the south-eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea, and shares borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to […]

Filming on location in the Maldives

Film Fixers in the Maldives

FILMING ON LOCATION IN THE MALDIVES Filming on location in the Maldives is a great choice – it’s a safe destination for both work and leisure purposes. The stunning scenery and serene tropical environment will inspire beautiful videography to tell a visual tale of luxury that will promote your brand or paint the perfect backdrop […]

Film Fixers in Africa and South Africa

Africa & South Africa Africa has become the film location frontier of the future.  Africa – the world’s second largest and second most populated continent, covers 6% of the Earth’s surface. This fascinating expanse of land is home to 54 different countries and around 3000 individual tribes with over 2000 dialects spoken! Imagine the endless possibilities […]

Film Fixers filming on location in Mozambique

Filming on location in Magical Mozambique Mozambique lies on the southeastern coast of Africa and has a meandering Indian Ocean coastline that is sprinkled with popular beaches such as Tofo and Vilankulos. The coastline offers a rich variety of destinations that make for immaculate summery settings which will effortlessly sell the dreamy lifestyle you might […]

When filming on location in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa

Film Fixers in Nairobi Kenya

Nairobi is the capital and the largest city of Kenya. The name comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to “cool water”. Nairobi is indeed one of the more beautiful cities in Kenya with its National Park just 10 minutes from the city center , the many cultural centers, hotels of all categories, lively markets, […]

When filming on location in Guinea Bissau, Africa

Film Fixers in Guinea Bissau

Guinea-Bissau is bounded by Senegal to the north, Guinea to the east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It includes the Bijagós (Bissagos) archipelago and other islands that lie off the coast. The climate is tropical which means it is generally hot and humid. It has a monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with south-westerly winds and a dry season […]

When filming on location in Accra, Ghana, Africa

Accra is the capital of Ghana with a population of about 2 million multi-ethnic communities. It is one of the hottest places on the African continent and one of the safest cities in Africa. A film location delight with its National Theatre, many restaurants, the Green Plane, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum and the […]

When filming on location in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Film Fixers in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s sprawling capital in the highlands bordering the Great Rift Valley, is the country’s commercial and cultural hub. Its National Museum with exhibits of Ethiopian art, traditional crafts, prehistoric fossils, the Holy Trinity Church, tombs of Hailie Selassie, the marvellous panoramas from Mount Entot and   the open-air markets makes this city one of the […]

What our film fixers say about filming on location in Cape Verde

WHAT OUR LOCAL FILM FIXERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT FILMING IN  CAPE VERDE, AFRICA The Cape Verde Islands is situated on the west coast of the African continent, near Senegal, The Gambia, and Mauritania. A pleasantly tropical destination, the Cape Verde islands benefit from average annual temperatures of between 24°C and 30°C with long, uninterrupted sunshine hours and […]

When filming on location in Somalia, East Africa

WHAT OUR LOCAL FILM FIXERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT FILMING IN SOMALIA, EAST AFRICA Somalia is easternmost country of Africa, on the Horn of Africa. It extends from just south of the Equator northward to the Gulf of Aden and occupies an important geopolitical position between sub-Saharan Africa and the countries of Arabia and southwestern […]

When Filming in Malawi

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WHAT OUR LOCAL FILM FIXERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT FILMING IN MALAWI, AFRICA Malawi, landlocked country in south-eastern Africa. Endowed with spectacular highlands and extensive lakes, it occupies a narrow, curving strip of land along the East African Rift Valley. Lake Nyasa, known in Malawi as Lake Malawi, accounts for more than one-fifth of the […]

When Filming in Seychelles

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WHAT OUR LOCAL FILM FIXERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT FILMING IN THE SEYCHELLES Seychelles, island republic in the western Indian Ocean, comprising about 115 islands, with lush tropical vegetation, beautiful beaches, and a wide variety of marine life. The climate is tropical, hot all year round. From November to March, there is a rainy and muggy […]