Filming on the Red Sea in Eritrea

Filming can be done in the Northern Red Sea Region which is one of the six regions of Eritrea. The Red Sea is one of the major filming locations in Eritrea and Africa it is perhaps the most extraordinary large water body on earth and the world’s last great unspoiled tropical paradise, where every scuba diver or snorkeler has something to explore.

Filming on the Red Sea one of the richest areas in the world will give you an opportunity to shoot over 1,000 species of fish, 2,000 species of invertebrates, and 180 species of corals. Many of these species are indigenous to the Red Sea and most of them can be filmed from Eritrea. Among the corals and anemones you can spot and shoot the tough-beaked parrotfish, big-eyed squirrel fish, disc-shaped surgeon fish, and countless other species.

Are you a filmmaker and interested in filming on the Red sea in Eritrea contact us here we will help you plan and book for you your shoot accordingly.

Red Sea in Eritrea

Requirements and fees to film on the Red sea in Eritrea

You will need to get permission to be allowed to film on the Red sea in Eritrea. Securing a filming permit in Eritrea can be an expensive and time-consuming process so make sure to 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 on the Red Sea in 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 on the Red Sea in Eritrea.

On top of the above, you will need to cover accommodation, Visas and work permits, fixer fees, and transport for a successful shoot on the Red Sea in 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

Film Crew Fixers will help organize transport for film crews to film on the Red Sea in 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 Eritrea to help you film on the Red sea in 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 are able to provide relevant information and fix any situation on ground. These acts as intermediaries between you and our office while on location on the Red Sea in Eritrea. Contact us here if you are in need of a Film fixer in Eritrea.

Where to stay during filming on the Red Sea in Eritrea

Lodge options to stay in during filming on the Red Sea in Eritrea 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 Dahlak Hotel, Imperial Palace and Massawa Guest House among others. Contact us here for booking and reservation details.

What is the best time to film on the Red sea in Eritrea?

Filming on the Red sea in Eritrea is done throughout the year. Generally Eritrea has very good year-round sunny and dry filming conditions.

Why use Film crew fixers Ethiopia to film on the Red sea in Eritrea

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 on the Red sea in Eritrea.