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  • Kev Rush
    Member

    I have a client who will be shooting in real snow and we are trying to put together a list of countries worldwide and their corresponding snow season (The snow would need to be below tree line if possible)
    any ideas on how I would collate this information?
    thanks
    fi

    Hi,

    In France you can find snow under tree line approximately from beginning of december. I can recommend very nice locations in the pyrennes mountains or in the alps if you wish so.

    Don’t hesitate to contact us.

    Mathieu Ebbesen-Goudin
    meg@shoot-in-france.com / +33632338345
    Filming in France
    http://www.shoot-in-france.com


    Richard A Rose
    Participant

    Hi Fi!

    There’s lots of snow in Norway, and we have a web site where you can compile snow data, looking into historical snow depths for specific time periods and regions and so forth: http://senorge.no/mappage.aspx

    Don’t know if there is an international version of this – would certainly be useful (someone?)!

    In Western Norway snow season runs from November/December – April, but longer in higher altitudes (3000 feet).

    Best,

    Sigmund Elias Holm
    sigmund@wnfc.no
    Office: +47 5556 0905
    Mobile: +47 9714 9153

    http://www.wnfc.no


    Kev Rush
    Member

    thanks everyone…really helpful.
    :0)
    Fi

    puffinproductions@gmail.com

    Dublin


    Laura Grey
    Member

    Snow Worldwide…province of Quebec in Canada is without a doubt a winter/snow destination from November to end of March…. 80 to 300 inches of snow in some northern Quebec regions per season….:-)

    As far as Tree lines is just of matter of type, color, height, etc. etc, Quebec has it all…

    Some winter locations photos at:
    http://quebec-locations-scouts.com/locations/winter/index.html

    Some incredible landscapes in Quebec at:
    http://quebec-locations-scouts.com/locations/lansdcapes/index.html

    P/S the Quebec Film Commission has recently revised its incentives and is offering more then ever on foreign productions in Quebec.

    m.d’eze
    quebec-locations-scouts.com
    deze@sympatico.ca
    514-938-8352

    interesting site re: snow precipitation, etc world wide
    http://www.weather-and-climate.com/

    For the province of Quebec go to:
    http://www.weather-and-climate.com/average-monthly-precipitation-Rainfall,quebec-city,Canada

    Hi Fiona,
    New Zealand’s Winter runs from mid June through until late August at which time we often have snow below the tree line – See attached photos.
    Our Spring runs from September through to early / mid November, we currently have plenty of snow here in the lower South Island and central North Island but at this time of the year we couldn’t guarantee that it would be below the tree line!
    If you’d like any additional information or photographs please feel free to contact us.

    Regards,

    Pip Gillings
    MAP Productions Ltd
    Queenstown
    New Zealand
    http://www.mapproductions.co.nz

    Hi Fi,

    British Columbia has snow.. lots of it!

    Areas such as Bella Coola in the North of the Province have great snow from end of October – April but you can actually Heli- Hike/ Heli- Ski nearly all year round.

    http://locationfixerbc.com/different/?p=18

    http://locationfixerbc.com/different/?p=104

    Whistler is extremely film friendly with the season starting mid November through until early April.

    I’ve also attached some photographs from a town called Smithers, again in Northern BC when I was filming there in January 2011.

    If you need any further information please get in touch, http://www.locationfixervancouver.ca

    All the best, The Location Fixer Partnership

    And below tree line.. here’s some pics from Vancouver and Whistler in February/ March this year. Thanks, LVP


    Hadad Felix
    Participant

    Hi fi, Chile is an excellent Lugar to shoot snow especially in the area of willo willo levels where there is eternal, that is all year
    Felix Hadad R
    Mundolocaciones.com

    Hi Fiona!

    At North of Spain, Basque Country, Pyrenees… you can easily find snow in winter (December, January…)

    If you need more info you can contact us at
    info@filmoffice.es
    0034 945162572

    our web with more locations http://www.filmoffice.es

    Kind Regards
    Ainara Ispizua
    Film Commissioner

    few more pictures

    Ainara


    Helene Foshaug
    Participant

    Hi,
    In Northern Norway you normally find snow below the three line from beginning of November to end of April. Attached images are from October, February and April.

    You will find more info at our website http://www.filmcamp.no
    and in our location folder:
    http://filmcamp.no/dok/Location/2011-%20Locations%20FilmCamp(1).pdf

    best
    Espen Prestbakmo
    espen@filmcamp.no
    http://filmcamp.no/default.asp?cmd=400


    Kit Fraser
    Member

    Hi,

    We are just below the treeline and we have snow already.
    Just a Town, however all the amenities of a small city
    Send a note back if you want more information

    Johnny

    You should also consider Sweden as a possibility!

    Swedish Lapland Film Commission
    Contact: Berit Tilly
    Email: berit.tilly@slfc.se
    Phone: +46 70 330 45 99
    Web: http://www.slfc.se

    Mid Nordic Film Commission
    Contact: Per Hjärpsgård
    Email: per(at)midnordicfilm.com
    Phone: +46 76 800 75 10
    Web: http://www.midnordicfilm.com

    http://www.swedenfilmcommission.com

    Hi Fi,
    please look at these references. we’ll be glad to work with you in Turkey!

    http://www.karma-films.com

    Nilay Cigit
    Producer
    Karma Films

    nilay@karma-films.com

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