Filming Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is one of Africa’s oldest conservation charities, it is best known for the rescue and rehabilitation of orphaned elephants and rhinos in Kenya. The wildlife Trust has played a big role in conservation of elephants and Rhinos in Tanzania. Some of the services of the wildlife Trust include complementing the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife including anti-poaching, safe guarding the natural environment, enhancing community awareness and providing veterinary assistance to animals in need. Filming Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is now possible with the help of Film Crew Fixers Uganda helping you all through the booking process and securing filming services at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
Requirements and fees to film Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
You need to get a filming permit from Kenya Film Commission and permission from Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Management for you to be allowed to film in Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. In order to obtain a Filming Permit, one must write a letter requesting for the permit and fill an application form which must be accompanied by a copy of the screenplay, a story synopsis and a shooting schedule in Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. These should be sent to the Film Licensing Officer, Kenya Film Commission. Filming permit for features, documentaries, short films, music videos, corporate videos and commercials are issued within minutes of application. Applications for TV Series and full length feature films are processed in less than 48 hours of application. Contact us at Film crew fixers Uganda we will be able to help you process the filming permissions with the Local Authorities in Kenya.
Filming fees and costs to film Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
The following charges are applied for any filming in Kenya:
- Ksh. 8, 000 ($80) for five (5) people for one (1) week or part thereof.
- Ksh. 12, 000 ($115) for six (6) – ten (10) people for one (1) week or part thereof.
- Ksh. 20, 000 ($200) for more than ten (10) people for one (1) week or part thereof.
Kenya Filming Fees
- a) Filming rates
- Adverts, documentaries, dramas, short features; still photographs KSHS 5,000 ($50)
- Full-length feature films, TV series KSHS 15,000 ($150)
- Daily filming fees KSHS 1,000 ($10)
- b) Liaison Officer’s service charges
The Ministry charges Ksh. 400 ($5) per day to cover Liaison Officer’s services provided by a government Liaison Officer to be attached to the crew.
- c) Other charges
- Each visitor is required to pay Ksh. 2,000 ($20) to the Immigration Department for a special pass before engaging in any film shooting. The crew may however, arrive in Kenya on a visitor’s pass while the filming special pass is being processed. We recommend you travel after all the filming paper work has been arranged to avoid inconveniences.
- For all filming equipment, a nominal non-refundable fee of 1% of the value of the equipment or Ksh 30,000 ($300) whichever is less is payable to the Customs Department on presentation of a film license.
On top of the above you will need to cover accommodation, transport and others for a successful shoot as below;
Visa Advice arriving in Nairobi
You will need to purchase the tourist/business visa. Many film crews prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Kenya but visa’s can be obtained easily upon arrival at any entry point and in this case Nairobi International Airport upon paying either USD51.00 per person for Tourist Visa you will be able to get it immediately.
Vehicle Hire Services in Nairobi
Film Crew Fixers Uganda will help you organize transport for film crews to film Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust depending on their interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to film in the park. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers which costs from USD200-250 per vehicle per day with Driver/Fixer or 4×4 Safari Vans from USD200 per Van per day with driver/Fixer. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your filming schedule to establish mileage and distance to be travelled. We also organize both charter and schedule air transport for those that need to fly in order to reduce on the number of hours.
Fixers in Nairobi to help film Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
All our vehicles come with drivers who act as location fixers and most of them have been to almost all parts of Kenya and are thus conversant with the local situations and are able to provide relevant information and fix any situation on ground. These act as intermediaries between you and our office while on location in Kenya. Contact us here t help you get a film fixer in Kenya to help you film Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
What is the best time to film Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust?
Filming Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to March and then June to October which is relatively dry than March to May and November. January to March is hot and dry, April to June is hot and wet and July to October is very warm and wet.
Why use Film crew fixers Uganda to film Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Film crew Fixers is a local fixer company based in Uganda, we assist filming companies and Production agencies in Kenya and East Africa (Uganda, Rwanda, Burindi and Congo) as a whole for the last 8 years. We handle all fixer services required with our professional team of local fixers and driver guides. We have all relevant connections with other service providers and government agencies to make sure that accreditation and filming permits are processed in the shortest time possible. Contact us for details and all relevant information you would like to know for successful filming of Orphaned elephants and rhinos at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
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