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Forums Seeking Locations In Latin/South America or Mexico

This topic contains 8 replies, has 0 voices, and was last updated by  Kim Leong 6 years, 10 months ago.

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  • Kim Leong

    Hi, we are looking for a second location for a feature film. We have decided on a first location in the western United States, and have considered a few areas in Europe for a second location, but now we would like to stick with the Americas.

    I would like to explore adding a location from Latin/South America or Mexico (for Mexico we are interested in Yucatan Peninsula near or in Cancun). We need historical buildings, gorgeous beaches, hotel in a beautiful historical building, and a pedestrian friendly downtown or town square, and safe environment.

    If you respond, please let us know if your area has any incentives and benefits for filmmakers. What are the VISA requirements?

    Our email is .

    To learn more about the film please visit our website at .


    i sent you a mail.

    Good afternoon, send you the information from The Yucatan Film Commission. You could ask any information of locations in this city.

    Yucatan Film Commission
    Carlos R. Baqueiro Gamboa
    Coordinador de Relaciones Públicas/Public Relations Cordinator
    Secretaría de Fomento Turístico del Estado de Yucatán
    Centro de Convenciones Yucatán Siglo XXI s/n planta alta
    60 Norte 299-E, Col. Revolución, CP 97118, Mérida, Yucatán
    Tel. +52 (999) 930 37 60 ext. 22036
    Fax. +52 (999) 930 37 60 ext. 22036

    Anything you need please contact us to:
    Monserrat Flores
    Mexican Film Commission
    +52 (55) 5448 5332

    Best regards.

    To whom it may concern:
    We’ve seen your post requesting location options. We are EL CAMINO FILMS and we are based in SouthAmerica, we have offices in Montevideo, Uruguay and in Santiago, Chile.
    We are a production service company specialized in NorthAmerica & the UK.
    Please, visit our site to know more about our international experience… We have worked & serviced in UY to “Blindness”, 3rd film of Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener) starring Julianne Moore, Dany Glober, Gael Garcia Bernal among others.

    Uruguay does cover your description, we are able to recreate different worldwide options…
    I will go through your site to find out more.

    No working visa needed & with the right people UY government is very shooting friendly.

    Feel free to contact me directly at
    Kind regards,

    El Camino Films
    Mobile + 598 99 417227

    Greetings from Peru!!! You can see all the locations we have available here through our website.

    Feel free to contact me if you find yourself interested in any of our locations.

    Ayleen Cisneros
    Executive Producer
    +51 999 940 298

    Hi Merri,

    This is Matías Mendelevich from Shoot Peru ( We are based in Lima and we have a production hub all over LATAM. Our expertise is on TV commercials and Feature Films. Perú and LATAM can offer what you are looking for.

    I´m sending over a mail and here is our contact info:
    C: +51 994 373 948

    Looking forward to hearing from you



    Colombia would be an excellent choice and offers an amazing film incentive in terms of a cash rebate.

    We have emailed you details of our company and of the film incentive.

    We look forward to hearing back from you.

    Kind regards


    Alex Jones

    Dear Merry ,

    i am responding to offer you Cuba as a possible Location .
    We have all the Locations you are looking for and there are direct flights from the US to Cuba
    as well . I will send you an email as well so we can talk some more of the options we have to offer .

    best regards from Habana .

    Frank Vervoorst

    Hello, ill be sending you a link with all the locations you need.

    Also with all the info of the incentives that you received tru the Panama Film Commission (cash back, customs, permits, etc…).

    Ill keep you post. Below some pictures as first reference.

    My best regards;

    Anel Moreno
    Panama Films
    Skype: anelmoreno

    Hi, I’m sending you the contact Information of the Film Commissions in Yucatán and Quintana roo, you’ll also find a few photos. Please contact us for any further information. Regarding working visas, it will depend on the nationality of your crew members, on the time you’ll be staying in Mexico (less than 180 days) and also if you’ll be paid by a Mexican or foreign company.

    Carlos R. Baqueiro Gamboa
    Public Relations Cordinator
    Ministry of Tourism of the State of Yucatán
    Phone: +52 (999) 930 37 60 ext. 22036
    Fax: +52 (999) 930 37 60 ext. 22036

    Santigo González
    Promotion Director
    Ministry of Tourism of the State of Yucatán
    Phone: +52 (999) 930 37 60 ext 22015

    Mónica Millán Gutiérrez-Zamora
    Public Relations Support Director
    Ministry of Tourism of the State of Quintana Roo
    Phone: +52 (998) 881 9000

    Warm wishes,

    Karen Witt
    Mexican Film Commission / Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones
    Mexican Film Institute / Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía (IMCINE)
    + 52 (55) 5448-5329 ext. 5329

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