Filming in Colombia

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Colombia

One of the great advantages of filming in Colombia is its undiscovered and unspoilt filming locations that allow filmmakers to screen beautiful sights and magnificent landscapes, inspiring imagination and creativity.

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One of the most diverse countries in the world, Colombia has a stunning landscape and friendly locals that are always willing to show you around. People love to visit the country because it’s full of culture, colour and adventure – which makes it a perfect destination for your production.

Any film crew would feel lucky to work in this country, and it’s a great location to make foreign language pictures, documentaries, documentaries and much more.

If you’re looking for a talented team of fixers, then we guarantee the best production services at all times. Our talented team are experienced in both pre and post-production, for feature films, documentaries, advertisements and corporate videos.

Having supported clients in a wide range of locations, there’s no country we can’t tackle and have a film crew located in Colombia to make life easier for you.

The sheer variety of filming locations offered by Colombia make the country an excellent choice for different types of films. Filmmakers can choose from vibrant and lively cities, as well as Amerindian ruins and colonial towns.

What’s more, Colombia is home to vast natural landscapes, offering filmmakers access to plenty of beaches, mountains, waterfalls and rivers, as well as desert landscapes, rainforests and land used for agriculture. Such agricultural lands include Cattle ranches, coffee plantations and Colombian crops, like bananas, rice, cocoa and corn.

Colombia is particularly well-noted for its out-of-this-world, tropical, underwater filming opportunities on San Andrés and Providencia Islands.

Columbia has recently been used for filming in various noteworthy and modern films including Gallows Hill (2013), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), and Love in the Time of Cholera (2007).

Bogota

The stunning capital of Colombia has a rich cultural history and cosmopolitan feel. There’s plenty to do and see, which is why it’s one of the more popular filming locations. Bogota is also ideal if you need us to source a crew for you, and hire equipment.

With so much to do, the capital is a wonderful place with friendly locals, great restaurants and colourful buildings.

Medellin

Medellin is the second-largest city in Colombia, which makes it an ideal alternative for film productions. Each year, there’s a flower festival and like many second cities, there’s a more artsy vibe.

Cartagena

Cartagena is a quirky city, with plenty on offer. If cobbled streets are your thing, you’re in luck. Like colourful buildings? You’ll find those in Cartagena there too. Not only that, but it’s also a popular beach destination.

Frequently Asked Questions


How easy is it to get permits?

Filming permits in large cities usually take around two weeks to process, but it’s quicker for less populated locations. In general, Colombia is relatively simple to obtain a visa and you won’t need to worry about red tape.


Do I need a visa or work permit?

Visitors to Colombia can stay for up to 180 days, but there might be further restrictions if you’re planning to work there. It’s relatively easy to obtain longer permits in Colombia that will allow you to continue filming.


Can I hire equipment once there?

Yes, you can. There are plenty of Colombian equipment providers, and our specialists can help you to source the right audiovisual equipment.


What is the climate like?

Colombia has a tropical climate, which makes it an ideal destination. Not only can you create an incredible film, but you can also do it which enjoying the sunshine. It’s like being on holiday while working!


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Testimonials

’You guys were amazing! You delivered perfectly at short notice in a foreign country, introduced us to lovely crew in both and really went the extra mile in making sure it was all taken care of and confirmed properly. I can’t thank you enough and look forward to working together again.’

Davo McConville

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Producer / GPD

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