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KEEPING SAFE WHILE SHOOTING

KEEPING SAFE WHILE SHOOTING

Tragic news has hit the headlines this week with news about filming in Argentina. Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people, including two Olympic medal winners and a sailing champion, authorities have said. The helicopters apparently collided in the air … Continue reading

Winter is Coming: Snow Locations in Argentina

Winter is Coming: Snow Locations in Argentina

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey Winter is coming! Not to Westeros Game of Thrones fans but to Argentina. Every mid-June to late September Argentina offers a rich diversity of winter locations for your next film, commercial or TV shoot. You may associate South America with tropical hot spots and desert plains, but wintertime in Argentina … Continue reading

Shooting in Patagonia for LG of South Korea

Shooting in Patagonia for LG of South Korea

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey The region of Patagonia, located in the Argentine south, comprises a series of mountains, glaciers and tundra that form many National Parks. While it has good infrastructure for tourism, its locations – such as the ever popular Perito Moreno Glacier – keep crowds at bay. As such we were privileged … Continue reading

Bringing In Video or Film Equipment into Argentina?

Bringing In Video or Film Equipment into Argentina?

Summer (December to March) is the busy filming season in Argentina due to the sunny weather.  A lot of production companies have been contacting San Telmo Productions to arrange logistics for their shoots. First question: Are you bringing in professional film, video or audio equipment? You will also need to arrange customs clearence to enter … Continue reading

How to Find a Local Production Fixer in Argentina

by Ginger Gentile and Amy Ramirez (contributing blogger) You’ve gotten the green light from the executive producer or the funding needed to start shooting in Argentina. But you’ve never been, speak very basic Spanish and have a tight schedule and an even a tighter budget. So finding a local production fixer (aka local production coordinator) … Continue reading

Argentina Taxes Foreign Blockbusters

by Amy Ramirez, contributing blogger What is the easiest way to boost cultural pride in a country with a vastly underrated cinematic potential? Tax the films that are imposing a Hollywood cultural agenda! Argentina’s National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) has begun to tax foreign blockbusters in order to promote the advancement of … Continue reading