When planning a production, the most important factor to keep in mind is probably LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. This will not only determine the look and feel of your production but also determine many importing contributing factors such as costs and crew.
During the last decade there has been an incredible influx of international film crews coming to shoot in South Africa. This does not come as a big surprise seeing that South Africa holds great benefits when it comes to international filming. Over the course of the next few weeks we will have a brief look at some of these factors which helps contribute to the South African film industry…
This week we will look at the South African climate.
One of the most appealing qualities of shooting in South Africa must be it’s climate. When most of the Northern Hemisphere has Winter the Southern Hemisphere has Summer. South Africa’s climate varies greatly in all nine provinces. The East coast of South Africa receives extremely high rainfall throughout the year making it a tropical have, while the interior is moderate in some places and the West coast extremely dry with desert conditions prevailing for the North-West along the Namibian border.
So weather it’s rain, snow or sun you are looking for, SA has it all.