Filming in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea

Asmara or Asmera is the capital and most populous city of Eritrea, in the country’s Central. The city was founded in the 12th century AD. The city has many traces of the Italian colonial area worth filming which are displayed in its infrastructure, its architecture, and culinary traditions.

Asmara is by far the largest city in Eritrea, with a population of some 800,000 people this offers a great opportunity to film the people and culture of Eritrea. Other iconic features to film in Asmara include Medebar Market, the National Museum of Eritrea, and Enda Mariam Orthodox Cathedral among others.

Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea

Requirements to film in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea

You will need to get permission to be allowed to film in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea. Securing a filming permit in Eritrea can be an expensive and time-consuming process so allow plenty of time for us to help you secure the permit for you. Filming in locations is possible in Eritrea given time, money, and the right approach. Contact us here for more information on filming in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea.

Unauthorized filming, photography, or any other recording of government buildings, military installations, and key infrastructures such as airports and border controls is illegal while filming in Eritrea. Penalties may include arrest, fines, and confiscation of your equipment. Please contact us here for more information on filming in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea.

On top of the above you will need to cover accommodation, Visas and work permits, fixer fees, and transport for a successful shoot in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea as below;

Eritrea Visa and work permit Advice

You will need to purchase a tourist visa or business visa to allow you entry into Eritrea. You must obtain a visa from one of the Eritrean diplomatic missions close to you in your country of origin unless you come from one of the visa-exempt countries or countries eligible for a visa on arrival. 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 Eritrean diplomatic mission or us here for the latest travel information to Eritrea.

Eritrea Vehicle Hire Services

Africa Fixers will help organize transport for film crews to film in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea depending on their interest, budget, and the nature of roads in such selected locations to film. We recommend Customized 4×4 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.

Local Film Fixers in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea

All our vehicles come with drivers who act as location fixers and most of them have been to almost all parts of Eritrea and are thus conversant with the local situations and can provide relevant information and fix any situation on the ground. These act as intermediaries between you and our office while on location in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea. Contact us here if you need a Film fixer in Asmara.

Where to stay during filming in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea

Lodge options to stay in during filming in Asmara range from Budget, and mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Lodge options include Albergo Italia, Africa Pension, and House Asmara Palace among others. Contact us here for booking and reservation details.

What is the best time to film in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea?

Filming in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea is done throughout the year. Generally, Eritrea has very good year-round sunny and dry filming conditions.

Why use Africa Fixers?

Film crew Fixers is a local fixer company based in East Africa. We assist filming companies and Production agencies interested in filming in this region and beyond. We handle all fixer services required with our professional team of local fixers and driver guides based in Eritrea. 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 for a successful shoot in Eritrea. Contact us for details and all relevant information you would like to know for successful filming in Asmara the national Capital of Eritrea.