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  • Kev Rush

    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?


    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 / +33632338345
    Filming in France

    Richard A Rose

    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:

    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).


    Sigmund Elias Holm
    Office: +47 5556 0905
    Mobile: +47 9714 9153

    Kev Rush

    thanks everyone…really helpful.


    Laura Grey

    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:

    Some incredible landscapes in Quebec at:

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


    interesting site re: snow precipitation, etc world wide

    For the province of Quebec go to:,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.


    Pip Gillings
    MAP Productions Ltd
    New Zealand

    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.

    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,

    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

    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

    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
    0034 945162572

    our web with more locations

    Kind Regards
    Ainara Ispizua
    Film Commissioner

    few more pictures


    Helene Foshaug

    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
    and in our location folder:

    Espen Prestbakmo

    Kit Fraser


    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


    You should also consider Sweden as a possibility!

    Swedish Lapland Film Commission
    Contact: Berit Tilly
    Phone: +46 70 330 45 99

    Mid Nordic Film Commission
    Contact: Per Hjärpsgård
    Email: per(at)
    Phone: +46 76 800 75 10

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

    Nilay Cigit
    Karma Films

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