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  • gary hayes

    Hello Agnieszka,

    Here in Dominican Republic, been shot a number of films double as Cuba, such as: The Godfather II, Havana, The Lost City, Miami Vice, The Good Sheppard, Dreaming Of Julia, Etc. Look in my Picasa Web Albums.

    Fernando E. Medina
    Del Patio Productions
    Line Producer / SFX
    Skype: fernandoemedina

    Hola Agnieska,
    I think we are the only production company that do both, shootings in Havana and Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. I can even imagine the kind of problems you have found in Cuba and the bureaucratic stress that you encountered. Anyways, think of Colombia, the most underrated production destination in the western world. Cartagena and Havana are sisters and that statement is not from me. Check our website there is an open “new location” space with password unprotected locations:

    For a better feeling for what Cuba is and was visit our website:

    Good luck, best regards,

    shiho sato

    dear Agnieszka,
    pls. check following link where we made a collection of cuban feeling on GRAN CANARIA / CANARY SILANDS / SPAIN. don’t you think this could work? – we shoot several times allready “CUBA” on Gran Canaria.
    hope you like it.
    best michael
    +34 670815899

    LINK for fotos:

    Dear Agnieszka:

    Maybe some villages of Salamanca’s province (Spain) could help you as locations, imitating in some way, the style of Old Havana houses. I hope you find it useful.

    Dear Agnieszka:

    Maybe some villages of Salamanca’s province (Spain) could help you as locations, imitating in some way, the style of Old Havana houses. I hope you find it useful.

    Malaga is your perfect location! We have attached some references for your consideration and we hope that you like what you see!

    Malaga Film Office is a non-profit public organisation funded by the local City Council of Malaga and created with the mission to promote our film-friendly city and is the one-stop film office covering permits and film coordination within the city capital of Malaga.

    We are happy to announce that all non-commercial shooting within the city capitol of Malaga is completely free of any City Location Fees, an incentive truly unique in Spain!!! We have taken the liberty to attach our locations catalogue, and the following are only some of the services we also offer completely free of charge to all film shoots in Malaga;

    ·Film Permits processed in only 5 business days.

    ·Coordination of Police and Traffic flow management during film shoots.

    ·Availability of Public Local Authority Locations; Historical & Cultural heritage monuments, Contemporary buildings, Beaches, Tropical Gardens, Mountains, and more.

    ·Assistance in finding specific Locations.

    ·Assistance in local Production Logistics contacts; Transport, Accommodation, Catering, Castings, and more.

    ·Assistance in Local Crew & Company Contacts from our Production Directory.

    ·Assistance in Audiovisual Legislation.

    Please visit our Website for more information on these services and for location images:

    Please don’t hesitate to send us further requests or questions, thank you. We will be happy to work with you on this project and hope to hear from you soon!

    and a few more…

    Dear Agnieszka, its Frank from Island Film here in Habana,Cuba . Just checking in and see if you would mind to send me a quick email : .
    thank you and best regards


    ALTER Producciones Audiovisuales is located in Caracas, Venezuela. Where your will be able to double La Habana with incredible precision just like we did 2 years ago in the movie “Habana Eva” where all the story is located in La Habana, Cuba and we just shoot a 60% of the movie in Cuba and the rest here in Venezuela. The movie is releasing this Friday 23rd July.
    We also think is important to consider, since most of the countries with Caribbean shore can be a very good option to double La Habana, is that here in Venezuela we have a couple of extras:
    1- Because of our political situation the Cuban immigration in Venezuela has increased strongly in the past years, so you can count with real Cubans Casting at local prices.
    2- The devaluation of our currency against the US dollar, make us at the moment an incredible inexpensive location in Latin America.
    Please let us contact you so we can send you some pictures of great locations of La Habana here in Venezuela, great photographs of Cuban actors and extras and a budget so you can realize what can you do in Venezuela.
    Daniel Herrera
    +58 212 5527323

    Hi Agnieszka,

    We have shot Cuba before in Uruguay for the The Miami Vice film for Michael Mann and Universal studios . Please send me your contact details and we will forward you some proposals.

    Best regards

    Gera Ho

    Havana Pictures is a European company that provides production services in Cuba and throughout the Caribbean Sea. We have over 15 years experience in our work. In our experience, the Dominican Republic is a very good alternative, by similarity of locations, casting, etc.
    We would love to take care of your production and make you feel comfortable and secure.

    Please send us the necessary information to get an idea of the project and to send you the information you need – locations, casting, budget, etc..

    many greetings
    Sergio Domenech
    +53 7 205 01 11
    +53 5 406 21 29

    claus meding

    Hi Agniezka, every year I live three months in Havana. You can ‘double’ Havana in any run-down formal Spanish colony. Or even in an unpolished part of Spain. Keep in mind Havana is located along the sea. This means you should find a town which also overlooks the sea, because of the special light caused by the salted water. Strangely enough, even some poor parts at the east coast of Brasil (south from Bahia) remind me of Cuba. Brasil has been originally Portugese but still it looks very dramatic.
    In the last couple of years Old Havana has changed drastically. They fixed up part of it. It became very touristic and feels as if you walk through a slide show. I guess that’s not the atmosphere you are looking for?

    If you want me to brainstorm with you, be my guest!

    Harriet Sanders

    Tom Howard

    Hi can i have your email please i have a good cost effective location in Asia. Would like to send you few images. If it works for you. Have a look. Thanks


    Montevideo (Uruguay) has “cheated” havana many times before!!!

    We can help you

    Best Regards

    neil cray


    We have what you are looking for!


    Please check on our site all pictures. Please send us your email so we can send you a PDF catalog with all the great locations.

    best regards,

    Angel P. Puello
    Cel: (809) 438-8449
    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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