Filming in Ali-Addeh Refugee Camp

The Ali Addeh Refugee Camp hosts mainly Somali refugees although there are refugees also coming from the neighboring countries such as Eritrea and Yemen. The camp hosts more than 10,600 refugees according to the recent census by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Filming in Ali-Addeh Refugee Camp is possible through Film Fixers Ethiopia contact us here to help you plan your shoot accordingly. You will need to get permission from UNHRC Djibouti and the Authorities responsible for Refugees in Djibouti to be allowed to film in Ali-Addeh refugee camp. Contact us here and we will help you secure a filming permit for filming in Djibouti.

Unauthorized filming, photography or any other recording of government buildings, military installations, and key infrastructures such as airports and border controls, bridges, and public buildings, as well as of religious sites such as mosques is illegal while filming in Djibouti. Penalties may include arrest, fines, and confiscation of your filming equipment. Please contact us here for more information on filming in the Ali-Addeh refugee camp.

On top of the above, you will need to cover accommodation, Visas and work permits, fixer fees, and transport for a successful shoot in the Ali-Addeh refugee camp as below;

Ali-Addeh Refugee Camp

Djibouti Visa and work permit Advice

You will need to purchase a tourist visa or business visa to allow you entry in Djibouti. The crew of all nationalities traveling to Djibouti can obtain a visa on arrival. The visa must be applied for at your closest Djiboutian embassy prior to traveling. The visa is valid for up to 30 days. US passport holders see here for more information. 

Journalists require a letter of accreditation approved in advance by the Ministry of Communication and Culture Djibouti. U.S. journalists and other journalists working for U.S.-based media institutions should contact the U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs section at least two weeks prior to travel to facilitate this accreditation process. Journalists who fail to receive an accreditation letter risk arrest, seizure of equipment, and/or expulsion. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit, and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you to contact your local South Sudan embassy or Contact us here for the latest travel information to Djibouti. 

Djibouti Vehicle Hire Services

Film Crew Fixers Ethiopia will help you organize transport for film crews to film in Ali-Addeh refugee camp depending on their interest, budget, and the nature of roads in such selected locations to film. We recommend Customized 4x4WD Land Cruisers. 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 traveled. 

Film Fixers in Djibouti to help you film in Ali-Addeh refugee camp

All our vehicles come with drivers who act as location fixers and most of them have been to almost all parts of Djibouti 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 Djibouti. Contact us here if you are in need of a Film fixer in Djibouti to help you film in Ali-Addeh refugee camp.

Where to Stay during filming in Ali-Addeh refugee camp

Lodge options to stay in during filming in Ali-Addeh refugee camp range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Contact us here for booking and reservation details

What is the best time to film in Ali-Addeh refugee camp?

Filming in Ali-Addeh refugee camp is done throughout the year and the best time is during the dry season between June to September.

Why use Film crew fixers?

Film crew Fixers is a local fixer company in East Africa. We assist filming companies and Production agencies in this region and beyond. 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 in Djibouti to make sure that accreditation and filming permits for filming in Djibouti are processed in the shortest time possible. Contact us for details and all relevant information you would like to know for successful filming in Ali-Addeh refugee camp.