Filming in Uganda-equipment clearance, film crew fixers in Uganda, All filming destinations with Uganda inclusive require filming permits (Uganda filming permit) and in other words is the press accreditation issued in form of media cards followed by the accreditation letter from the Uganda media council. This allows the film crews or the production company to carry on with any filming activities in Uganda. Great Adventures Uganda can help you acquire all the mandatory filming permits from the Uganda media council and any other filming locations.
Filming in Uganda-equipment clearance, Are you in need of press accreditation and media cards on short notice?, Do you want to film any if Uganda national parks and you are in need of filming permits and permissions? As well as securing filming contracts from the Uganda Wildlife Authority? Custom kit clearing into Uganda at Entebbe international airport, we do organize media cards for all foreign film crew members, clear all the filming kit upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, getting filming locations and transportation using strong 4×4 vehicles.
Customs kit clearing at Entebbe International Airport
It is a must and required of all film crews intending to come with equipment in to Uganda to temporarily clear it at immigration upon arrival and it is sometimes a hustle and you may incur unexpected huge costs at the end. Great Adventures Uganda, we have specialized clearing agents and we always request you to send through the kit list which we forward to our clearing agent for evaluation. It is usually a percentage of the total amount of all you equipment and once we establish how much it would cost you to have the kit cleared into the country. We will advise you accordingly and you pay this in advance. Upon arrival, our clearing agent will be waiting for you at immigration to assist you through all the procedures.
Media cards or press accreditation
It is mandatory by Uganda media council for nay foreign journalist and film crew members to be accredited as to carry out any filming activities in Uganda and media council is the only body responsible for issuing these permissions. On your behalf, we can secure media cards and accreditation letter in 2-3 working days if all is done on time. Once you contact us, your fixer will in our office will send you a form G that gathers all the information required by media council, fill and return it by email, with accompany of two passport photos and copy of your passport. The price for a media card is $175 per card and notes that if you are filming for more than one month the fees increase to $225 for a period beyond 30 days.
Visa for film crew members at the airport
Member can acquire visas upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, but sometimes they wouldn’t like the queues, we can always send you a letter showing that your production company will be filming in Uganda for a specific period and you can use this to obtain a tourist visa upon arrival at the airport and still you can use at any embassy to acquire a visa. On arrival you pay $50 for a visa.
Accommodation booking for crew members
Basing on where you will be filming, we will advise you on the best accommodation from budget to upmarket but descent accommodation facilities in your area of filming. Once you book your accommodation through us, you are entitled to some discounts as we are tour operators in Uganda as well. Contact us today for your accommodation.
Film crew fixing support staff
Great Adventures Uganda has the best tem to assist you handle your filming activities in a righteous path, you will benefit from the knowledge and expertise as they have worked with many film crews, should you require a specialist personnel and a local ground handler, contact us now for detailed information.
Crew Members and Equipment transport
You need strong 4×4 vehicles with enough space to accommodate the crew members and equipment/kit. We arrange transport for film crews basing on their interest and we always recommend land cruisers that are customized. All our vehicles are operated by professional driver with diverse knowledge about the flora, fauna and culture of Uganda. Contact us now for detailed information about filming in Uganda-equipment clearance.