Film Production in Cape Town

More films are made in Cape Town than in any other South African city.

Very wide variety of film locations, including cities, parks, beaches, mountains, sand dunes, forest, farms, vineyards and villages.

  • Cape Town easily ‘doubles’ for many international destinations
  • Leading brand camera, grips and lighting equipment rental houses are based in Cape Town
  • World-class film studios, including the newly built Hollywood-style Cape Town Film Studios
  • Film location permitting and traffic coordination Cape Town film office
  • Warm, dry summers (October-March) with mild, wet winters (April-September).
  • Lengthy daylight hours, even in winter (12-14 hours from September to March, and 10-11 hours from April to August)
  • Cape Town international Airport is the second largest airport in the country, providing international and domestic flights. Flights to Johannesburg and Durban are approximately 2 hours long
  • Cape Town is the second largest city (by population) in South Africa, situated in the Western Cape province
  • As it’s one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, Cape Town has an abundance of good hotels and guest houses, renowned restaurants and exciting activities.
  • Extensive national roads link Cape Town to Stellenbosch, Somerset West, George, and the central Karoo within the province.
  • The port of Cape Town is the second largest in South Africa
  • World Design Capital 2014
  • Famous landmarks include Table Mountain, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, and Cape Point