South Africa is one of the world’s top locations for film, television and commercials. Excellent crews and equipment, diverse geography, low costs, state-of-the-art studios, good exchange rates and long days of sunshine combine to make it a popular choice for international producers. What’s more, South Africa’s very supportive government has introduced attractive incentive regimes for foreign producers.
In terms of locations Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban are the focal points, offering varied cityscapes and access to diverse geography within short distances. South Africa is also the best jumping-off point for neighbouring countries such as Namibia and Mozambique.
Cape Town is world famous for the huge range of locations within a couple of hours drive. Aside from cityscapes there are beaches, mountains, forests, deserts, vineyards and farming landscapes.
Also important is Gauteng Province (the area surrounding Johannesburg). This boasts a developed infrastructure, an established film industry and locations that range from “the urban and industrial landscapes of Johannesburg to gold mines, small towns, nature reserves and botanical gardens, monuments, historical buildings and the majestic Magaliesberg mountain range.” Pristine cave formations and savannah grassland are also accessible.
South Africa is a good base for getting out to exotic locations like Namibia and Mozambique.
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