Film Safari in Bwindi National Park; Uganda is one of the remarkable filming destination hosting Film Crew Fixers Company that provides relevant information about when, how, who and where to film in Uganda and the best place to do filming is Bwindi National Park, located in southwestern region Uganda in Kanungu district. However, Bwindi National Park is famous for gorilla trekking and a best place to do filming.
More about, Film crew fixer company is to take clear and everlasting pictures in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Documents needed to assist are filming permits, gorilla permits, Visa, transport, accommodation rates as well as equipment’s for hire.
What to film in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park?
There are many attractions that one can film in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park such attractions includes Mountain gorillas ,birds ,forests mammal and you visiting the Batwa people who live in the outskirts of the forest, The park is a popular location for mountain gorilla filming due to in fact that it ranks half world’s population of mountain gorillas in wild .
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home of 22 habituated gorilla families splintered in four gorilla sectors that is Buhoma ,Rushaga ,Ruhija and Nkuringo gorilla sector.
Process of filming experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Film Crew Fixers help in securing all the necessary documents for filming in Bwindi National Park. A traveler to be able to film in Bwindi National Park, you need a permission from ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority. Note, one to be to film you must have a permit. All terms and conditions are laid out properly and all filming fees are required by Uganda Wildlife Authority ‘’UWA’’. In this case, you will need help from a trust worthy tour operator to secure Uganda Wildlife Authority filming contract in a week or two as long as you employ us as your locational fixer whereas filming in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Just like any other filming projects, the same to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park filming also requires that all film crew members are accredited and filming equipment’s are cleared through customs.
Film Crew Fixer also ensures that each crew members have a media card to use and the clearing Agent helps you to create a bond for your equipment’s on a visit to Uganda.
For more information about filming in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You can try to visit at Local Film Crew Fixer Uganda.
Best time to visit in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Filming in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is all year around done since Uganda is a tropical country. The best season to enjoy filming mountain gorillas is during dry season of June to Mid-September and December to February. In between these months receives less rains.
Filming in Bwindi National Park –Media Accreditation
Requirements for all film crews planning to shoot documentaries in Uganda and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. To process of Media cards from Uganda Media Council which gives you permission to do production work in Uganda. More so, Film Crew Fixer can help all their clients to acquire this as long as all paperwork. The process of getting a media card can take 3 to 5 working days when you process it through Film Crew Fixers. Depending on the duration of your shoot you need to apply for 30 days, one year or two years in advance.
Visa and Work permits processing
However, all shooting projects are more than a month require for each film crew member to process a work permit from the Ministry of Internal Affairs. If you don’t have a working permits, you will not be accredited by Uganda Media Council. Work permits and Uganda visas can be applied for online and Film Crew fixers who will help you in arranging all required paper work. In spite the fact that Film Crew Fixer can help all her clients in processing work permits and Visas.
Kit Customs clearing in Uganda
The Film Crew Fixers recommends you to bring in your filming equipment’s since Uganda doesn’t have enough cameras and gear that may work out your standards. More so, Uganda is not carnet free country and offers a normal percentage of the total value of your kit can be charged. However, you need to provide us with your kit list that shows the value of each in terms and serial number. This process can take 2 to 3 working days to have all paperwork, so your required to do it in advance.
Where to stay in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park hosts four sectors of Ruhija, Buhoma, Rushaga and Nkuringo where you require a valid gorilla permits to access one of this sectors for gorilla trekking, nature walk among others, Film Safari in Bwindi National Park
On visit, Film Crew Fixers will advise you where to stay while at visit in Bwindi for shooting your documentary. Lodges in Bwindi ranges between Luxury, Mid-range and Budget lodges, room rates depend on your wallet.
How to get to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Getting to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is easy by both road or by air. From Kampala to Bwindi by road can take 8 to 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi Airstrip within 1:30 hours. Film Crew Fixers and we Achieve Global Safaris provide help of 4×4 Vans and Land Cruiser that will be used to transport both crew and equipment to and from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Our vehicle is driven by expert drivers who act as field producers during the shoot.
Why choose Film Crew Fixers
Film Crew Fixers is a reputable Fixer Agency with vast experience when it comes to helping Filming companies with pre-production and production fixers services in East and Central Africa. Meanwhile, Film Crew Fixers have been in experience for over 10 years and has a record of working with top media houses like Nat Geo, CCTV, ITN, BBC many more.