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  • Roman Finger

    Looking for a location where the apple trees have already ripe apples. The shooting in middle of April.

    Hi there, New Zealand apples harvest from feb through to mid/late April. NZ rose and granny smith are the latest to harvest in April.

    Here’s a good link with more info:

    Feel free to email me for more info

    Flying Fish

    Hi Pavel, mid April is peak season for many apple growers – especially in the South Island where cropping is a bit behind the North. Another useful website is ENZA – For assistance with your shoot please contact or see
    Best of luck, William

    Hi Pavel,
    We are a Production Service Company based in Queenstown in the Lower South Island of New Zealand.
    We are surrounded by Orchards with many many Apple Varieties that will be ready for harvest in Mid / Late April.
    If we can be of any assistance please feel free to contact us.


    Pip Gillings
    Exe Producer
    MAP Productions Ltd
    New Zealand

    Paul Clausen

    Hi Pavel

    Well I think you have already established that it is a great time to consider shooting orchards in NZ!

    Do let me know if we can be of assistance for some further free research.

    +64 21 857874

    HI Pavel,

    Thanks for getting in contact. We are production company that specializes in photography. If there is a print element to this shoot, please do get in contact as this is something we can definitely help you. It is coming up to Apple season in New Zealand, so April is a great time to shoot.

    Kind Regards,

    Rebecca Vaughan – Executive Producer, Our Production Team

    Hi Pavel,

    The South of France is a major apple growing region and the fruit will still be in season in April.

    Please don’t hesitate to contact me for more information.

    Xavier Wakefield
    Jake Productions

    Hi Pavel,

    South Africa is the perfect location for your shoot. In the Grabouw area 60% of all the apples in Southern Africa are harvested in April.

    Please see a TVC we did for our Client Grey Worldwide c/o Centrum about 2 years ago. We shot in April and have all the research is ready for Apple orchards etc.

    There are dozens of options here so please do let me know if you are interested in filming in Cape Town/ Grabouw, South Africa?

    All the best,

    David Brenton-Wakelin
    Executive Producer
    Diamond Dog Films
    Southern, Eastern & Western Africa

    +2773 573 8922

    Dear Pavel,

    Northern Italy is well known in europe for apple production. I know for sure that apples in Italy are harvested in August and in October, depending on the type. I don’t know much more about it, but if Italy could be a good location for you I can easily make a couple of phonecalls to know if we can find apples in mid April.

    Just let us know, we’re here to help.

    Hello Pavel,

    Do not know if you are still looking for ripe Apple orchards, but in Colombia we have no seasons and have farms and farms of apple trees that are available for production.

    The filming incentives are vast, and price of production is much more attractive that most European countries, including South Africa and Argentina.

    Looking forward to hearing from you,

    Virginia Cooney

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