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Shooting in Buenos Aires & Río Negro for BBC Documentary

Shooting in Buenos Aires & Río Negro for BBC Documentary

By contributing blogger Benjamín Harguindey As production fixers, we’ve had the privilege of working with the United Kingdom on several production shoots, the latest of which was on a documentary for the BBC about parrots and their urban habitats. San Telmo Productions was in charge of fixing the filming of the documentary, a 12-day shoot in Buenos Aires City and … 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

Train Stations in Buenos Aires: Your Next Film Location

Train Stations in Buenos Aires: Your Next Film Location

by Rob Sykes, Contributing Blooger For the film producer looking for cheaper options for Victorian England, World War II France, or even Mumbai, the railway stations of Buenos Aires offer a huge opportunity! Filming under their grand arched ceilings or outside their exquisite entrances can transport movie goers back in time. This is in part … Continue reading