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Forums Location for reality show – Africa

This topic contains 19 replies, has 0 voices, and was last updated by  Adam Bagger 8 years, 2 months ago.

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  • Adam Bagger
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    Mozambique, Madagascar, Tanzania, South Africa etc.

    We have a client who is looking for an exclusive villa to a new realityshow with a swimmingpool and a great oceanview.
    Minimum 6 rooms for the contestants, dining room, living room – and an indoor storage room for recording equipment and light.
    Away from the cast are we also need a room for studio control, sync room, plus production office.
    The production crew will also need accomodation nearby – approx. 50 people.

    Initially we need pics of houses and villas that would fit this profile.

    We need the location for at least 2 months.

    Hi Miko,

    We can help you with many locations in South Africa, Mozambique and Namibia.

    Please send me a mail to:

    david@diamonddogfilms.co.za

    Kind Regards,

    David Brenton-Wakelin
    Executive Producer
    Diamond Dog Films
    Southern, Eastern & Western Africa
    Facsimile: +2786 240 6607
    Cellular: +2773 573 8922
    Email: david@diamonddogfilms.co.za
    Website: http://www.diamonddogfilms.co.za
    Showreels: http://www.diamonddogfilms.webs.com

    Hi Mike

    There is a great boutique hotel on the Kwa Zulu Natal North Coast, with all your requirements for cast and various production, equipment and sync rooms.

    10 rooms in total.
    8 rooms on the 2nd floor and 2 rooms on the ground floor.
    Massive dining space with 2 covered verandahs with sea views and 2 lounges.

    It has a 25m lap pool with magnificent sea views as well.

    There is also a 100 Room hotel right next door to it that can easily handle your crew acommodation needs.

    All of this is only 50km from Durban and 30km from King Shaka International airport.

    Kwa Zulu Natal has a sub tropical climate and has warm, rain free Winter months (April through September)

    I have attached a few pictures. Please dont hesitate to contact me should you require any further information.

    Kindest Regards

    Brad Logan

    http://www.blmsa.com

    Hello Mike

    We have lovely villa options for you in Cape Town – please look at the following websites http://www.amazingspaces.co.za/ and http://www.campsbayapartments.com/ . You can negociate really good rates.

    I have lots of options for a crew hotels at great prices available for you aswell.

    If you need any assistance please contact me and i would be happy to assist.

    Thanks
    Sian Rossouw
    DELICIOUS FILMS
    delicious@deliciousfilms.tv

    Hi Mike,

    Carmen here from Juice Film. Please contact myself or Martin via email and we can assist further.
    Our contact details are:
    martin@juicefilm.tv
    carmen@juicefilm.tv

    http://www.juicefilm.tv

    Hiya Mike,

    A villa in Camps Bay; Cape Town would be perfect. 5 minutes from the beach, beautiful sea and mountain views, 11 bedrooms – for all your needs. A number different entertaining spaces to film in, versitle. Ample affordable accommodation close by to the villa that can accommodate the crew members.

    We would gladly assist you with your options in Cape Town.

    See attached images.

    Kind regards
    Amanda Coulson
    Amanda Coulson Productions
    0027 21 426 2183
    0027 83 261 0385
    amanda@amandacoulsonprod.com


    Anita Bully
    Member

    Good morning FROM MADAGASCAR, NOSY BE
    we have a perfect location exclusively for your production.
    6 room pool villa, ocean view, very nice african/asian style, rich on details and very nice furniture
    Position right on the beach.
    Nearby easy and top accomodation for 50 people
    PLEASE SEND US A MAIL AT kokoa@moov.mg and we will send you other details and informations
    We have in Nosy Be, Madagascar, almost 3 very nice locations for your production. A branch of our Company is a Tour Operator and can facilitate the logistic of your team
    please visit http://www.kokoa-nosybe.com
    Sincerly
    Roberto Morelli CEO KOKOA
    + 261 3311 24122


    Skip Weaver
    Member

    Hi Mike,

    Feel free to get in touch for some super suggestions all over South Africa.

    Toni Marais
    Red Petal Productions
    +27 83 218 4758
    toni@redpetal.co.za

    Dear Mike,

    Your reality show sounds great.
    Besides your need for a 6bedroom house and separate production office, please advise any other specific needs that would help define the best location suggestions we can offer you to accommodate the special nature of your shoot and duration, for example :
    – be near a major city ?
    – or be more isolated but within close range of a city?
    – preference for coastal or inland ?
    Do you need quotes and recommendations for equipment, or local crew ?
    Caterers ?
    Vehicles ?
    Security ? … etc .

    Please free to send us your full production requirements in addition to your location needs so that we may put together an effective and informative budget, location and accommodation proposal together for you to ensure a smooth shoot !

    Please contact :
    Meike Laesch-Schoeman (Executive Producer)
    meike@navigatorfilms.co.za
    or
    Tina Talbot (Excecutive Producer)
    tina@navigatorfilms.co.za

    http://www.navigatorfilms.co.za

    We would be delighted to assist you in any shape for form.

    Hi Mike,

    Im in Tanzania / Zanzibar. I think we can find your location and provide very cost – effective production support as well.

    Peter Jones, Tanganyika Film & Safari Outfitters


    Gracieli
    Member

    Hi Mike,

    The next 6 months is great timing for shooting a reality TV format in South Africa.
    It’s low season which makes it possible to make a excellent value for money offering for your production.

    I have seen the other posts from all my collegues here, you’re spoilt for choice :-)
    That’s a good start for your search, now the challenge will be to narrow it down.
    Everyone has its specialities and strong points.

    In this case I strongly feel we’re the best candidate for the job.

    I have more then 20 years experience in producing TV shows and have produced numerous reality TV shows for all major production companies and broadcasters in the Netherlands (Endemol, RTL, SBS, IDtv etc) before starting our production service company in Cape Town, Kaap Film, TV, Stills Production.

    In the past 8 years Kaap has facilitated many different TV productions in SA. From big scale multi million rand reality TV shows such as Hollands Next Top Model and Flashback to small shows, guerilla TV and ENG news shoots.

    We would be keen to assist you with this project and feel confident that we can deliver excellent value for you. If you like we can be in touch today still or tomorrow morning. After that I’ll be out of reception on a desert location but will be back in Cape Town next week.

    Look forward to chat, go over the project, your requirements and how we can be of best service to you. If you only need the Villa in this stage we can find it for you without doubt. I’m sure it will then give you peace of mind you can rely and fall back on a strong experienced TV production partner in case of need.

    Best regards,

    Jeroen Vuyk
    Kaap Film, TV, Stills Production
    021.4618210 / 072.4771937
    jeroen@kaapfilm.com


    David Leader
    Participant

    HI Mike

    Hope you well.

    I run a successful location agency in Cape Town and have a few locations to offer in terms of Villas/houses that would be suitable for this inquiry.

    Please email me and i can send through to you images of these properties.

    Warm regards

    Jackie Dobrin
    Jackie@livingonlocation.co.za
    076 455 9455

    Hi Miko
    We received a request with quite similar requirements a couple of months ago so did a lot of research; we have re-checked the information and details of what was available and have put together a site for you. I will email it to you directly.

    Many thanks & best regards

    Beccy Kellond
    Moonlighting Commercials
    beccy@moonlighting.co.za
    +27 82 708 1380

    Hi Hope you fine, we specialize in the long format of production from A-Z requirements all over Africa and South Africa with strategic budgeting. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

    Mindblowing Productions

    info@mindblowingproductions.co.za
    +27 82 586 9264

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