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Forums Pre-Production Forum Looking for cocoa field harvesting time

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  • Hello Everybody,

    I”m looking for cocoa field to shoot there at least in the 2nd half of May (but could be later).

    I need harvesting period and stable sunny weather.

    Any thoughts, pictures – please send me to
    dima@anomaly.com.ua

    Cocoa -Country Amount produced Percentage of world production

    Côte d’Ivoire 1.3 million tons 37.4%
    Ghana 720 thousand tons 20.7%
    Indonesia 440 thousand tons 12.7%
    Cameroon 175 thousand tons 5.0%
    Nigeria 160 thousand tons 4.6%
    Brazil 155 thousand tons 4.5%
    Ecuador 118 thousand tons 3.4%
    Dominican Rep 47 thousand tons 1.4%
    Malaysia 30 thousand tons 0.9%

    Hi!Elikiay Productions can work with you.
    We are based in Cote D’ivoire. we will suggest that you come end of April and 1st week of may, pictures wise that a good period.
    Fell free to contact us:
    Email: infos@elikiay.com
    Tel: +225 22414673 (from 8h30 to 18:00 GMT)

    Hello

    This is Bruno from Peru. I’m enclosing some pictures of cocoa fields and harvesting. Peru produces mostly high end organic coffee. Please send me the specific requirements on the location so that I can give you more info. Harvesting times are between March and September. May and June are good months.

    My email is:

    bruno@apuprod.com
    skype: apuprod

    I will gladly help you out.

    Best regards,

    Hi my name is Jose Gonzalez I´m from Dominican Republic; producer of one of the best organic (Cacao) Cocoa in the world.

    The main production in our country is:
    on April, May and early of June which mean
    70%.

    And the minor one is on October, November and December which mean the 30%.

    I hope to serve you in this job
    in my experience have jobs such as:
    Zack Snyder, spot commercial for Bacardi Germany,
    Brett Ratner, scout for After the Sunset,
    Michael Mann, scout for Miami Vice,
    Robert De Niro, scout for Good Shepherd.

    Jose Gonzalez
    809.224-5126 Mobile
    809.227-8218 Office
    vistacam2@me.com

    Hi Dmitry,
    ondo state in south western nigeria is just the location for you. i know just the perfect location where you can get visually exciting pods and pictures to shoot. jUNE WILL BE MORE LIKE IT.
    You will find the locals extremely friendly and very hospitable and ready to assist to make your job a success.
    you will find my experience as a fixer extremely very useful on the project.
    you can reach me on victorokhai@msn.com or call me anytime on +2348023015604
    looking forward to an exciting shoot!
    victor okhai


    Vicky Bahri
    Member

    Really, If you are seeking the world best cocoa plantations , don`t hesitate to look in the direction of Ghana…. The major season is in November, and we have well trained local crew … get in touch via …T. S. Productions : tedmeda@yahoo.com or call me on- cell phone number: 00233 244621854 ….for the best facilitation you can get.

    Teddy Sabutey


    gary hayes
    Member

    Hello Dmitry,
    The Dominican Republic is the ideal place for you to shoot, we have excellent Cocoa field and we have well trained crew, as my colleague, Jose Gonzalez told you, the main production is from April to early June, we will be waiting for you to come to the Dominican Republic.

    Fernando E. Medina
    809-481-6136
    del.patio@gmail.com


    Lydia Lubon
    Member

    Hey Dima, we’ve it here in Malaysia. A place to shoot for your project with value added service at fair price. 365 days of sunny and tropical hot weather. Kindly send us the board for best location pics we’ve here. Looking forward to hear fr u soon. I can be reach on my mobile +6 017 203 8888 or office +6 03 7880 4848. My email is davin@aplusfilm.com. Chk out our work at wwww.aplusfilm.com. Thanks and stay tuned!


    James Austin
    Member

    Hi,

    My name is Zurina and I’m with Independent Pictures in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Check out this link to view pictures of cocoa plantation in Tawau, Sabah. I have been told that cocoa are harvested twice a year. Between Dec/Jan and again around mid year ie may/june.

    http://www.etawau.com/HTML/Gallery/CocoaPlantation.htm

    Should you need further information and assistance. Do not hesitate to call me at +6012 2111608.


    Kai Gräber
    Member

    Hi,
    Ghana is a perfect place for this shoot.The weather condition is pretty bright and sunny in the cocoa growing areas.My parents are cocoa farmers and I’m very familiar with all cocoa issues,from planting to harvesting etc.
    I have been sick for weeks and now recovering but my team is ready to go with you to west and east of Ghana for this projct.Getting to know your itenary will be fine.
    DeRo

    We have some great places in Venezuela. We just complete principal photography on a documentary “Cacao”. In different locations including Chuao a valley on the coast that has been the major producer of top quality Cacao for 100s of years. I have included some pictures done by production staff.

    We have some great places in Venezuela. We just completed principal photography on a documentary “Cacao”. In different locations including Chuao a valley on the coast that has been the major producer of top quality Cacao for 100s of years. I have included some pictures done by production staff.

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