Facilities

Facilities

Africa has a growing number of facilities reducing the need for inbound teams to Carnet or build infrastructure. 

Studios

Africa has studio facilities in many of its cities.

The major Sound Stage in Cape Town, South Africa is the currently the biggest with new Sound stage developments taking place in our cities. TV studios like ones in Nairobi and Johannesburg, offer equipment, space and skilled labour. Contact the relevant country film authority for more information. All film authorities are listed in the Locations Africa contact listings on this website.

Shoot equipment

The popularly used regions in Africa such as Southern Africa, (South Africa, Namibia) East Africa (Kenya, Mauritius) have a stock of equipment that are of global standards. There are growing list of suppliers of equipment that supply cameras, cabling, props, lighting etc. and where it may not be available, with the assistance of the local film and customs authorities, equipment can be brought in. It is important though to contact the local film authority in the region to establish the regulations governing freight.

Props

There are a growing number of props masters who have worked on major inbound international productions. The skill level is varied. Props warehouses are available in South Africa, Namibia, Kenya. Nigeria, Morocco and many other countries. Contact the relevant country film authority for more information. All film authorities are listed in the Locations Africa contact listings on this website.