The Middle East & North Africa have some of the most remarkable and diverse filming locations on the planet. From historical ruins to beautiful deserts, pristine beaches, ancient cities, modern metropolises, exotic souks, bazaars, and villages. However, filming in the Middle East can be a hassle without experience in the region. Knowing how to navigate through government bureaucracies, permit requirements, and cultural sensitivities can be a great asset in saving time and money for your production.
This is where we come in. With over 15 years of production experience and a large network of professional resources and government contacts throughout the Middle East, we can take the hassle out of filming in our region. We do the hard detailed work so you do not have to and to ensure that your production goes as smoothly as possible. We will help you navigate through government bureaucracies, obtain filming permits, secure professional local crews, equipment and talent, and we'll even help guide you through tax incentives and cash rebate opportunities provided by some governments in the region.
Let us make your filming experience in the MENA region a pleasant and memorable one.
Recce, Location Scouting & Filming Permits
We help you find the perfect location for your production. We'll give you options from different countries, let you know the pros and cons of each option and secure any needed permits and government approvals for the locations you choose.
We also have access to a number of state of the art sound stages in the region.
Cultural / Customs Consulting & Dialect Coaching
The Middle East and North Africa is an ethnically, culturally and linguistically diverse region. We provide Arabic accent and dialect coaching, as well as cultural insight for your cast and crew.
We provide on-location dialect coaching and customs consulting around the world.
Local Crew & Equipment
Camera’s, cranes, lenses, accessories, and equipment needed for your production. We also have access to thousands of local crew and industry professionals. Bring your key people, and we can provide the rest.
Background Actors & Extras
Access to local talent throughout the Middle East. From professional, established award winning actors, to rising stars, we provide diverse actors to suit the look of your production.
Caravans, trailers, catering, location security and all necessary logistics can be provided.
Tax Incentives & Cash Rebates
Countries such as Morocco, Jordan, the UAE and now Saudi Arabia are offering tax incentives and cash rebates in order to attract foreign productions to the region. We can help explain the guidelines, benefits and help you obtain these incentives if your production qualifies.
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Okay, so we didn't actually work on Lawrence of Arabia, but we can help you film in the same locations and much better ones!
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For any inquiries, questions or quotes, please contact any of our offices or fill out the below form:
Phone: +1 (647) 669-5688
Phone: +1 (647) 669-5688