Filming in Assab a port city in the Southern Red Sea
Assab is also known as Aseb, it is a port city in the Southern Red Sea Region of Eritrea on the west coast of the Red Sea. Assab is the best place to film the Afar and Tigrinya people, their traditions, and their cultures. The major languages spoken in the city are majorly Afar, Tigrinya, and Arabic.
Assab is known for its large market, beaches, and nightlife which are also the major items to include in the series for filming while filming in the city. Are you a filmmaker and interested in filming in Assab in Eritrea? Contact us to help you plan and book for your shoot accordingly.
Requirements to film in Assab, Eritrea
You will need to get permission to be allowed to film in Assab in 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 Assab.
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 Assab.
On top of the above, you will need to cover accommodation, Visas and work permits, fixer fees, and transport for a successful shoot in Assab 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 get 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
Film Crew Fixers will help you organize transport for film crews to film in Assab 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 Assab to help you film in Assab Port City 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 Assab. Contact us here if you need a Film fixer in Eritrea.
Where to stay during filming in Assab
Lodge options to stay in during filming in Assab range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Lodge options include Assab Hotel and Kebal International Hotel. Contact us here for booking and reservation details.
What is the best time to film in Assab?
Filming in Assab is done throughout the year. Generally, Eritrea has very good year-round sunny and dry filming conditions.
Why use Film crew fixers to film in Assab
Film crew Fixers is a local fixer company based in East Africa. We assist filming companies and Production agencies interested in filming both in Ethiopia and Eritrea. 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 Assab.