Algeria is the largest country in Africa by land area. It is best known for its desert locations, arid coast, fascinating cities, and Roman ruins. However, the country might not be famous among filmmakers, but you can be the pioneer for filming in Algeria. With that vast amount of landscapes, you can choose from the country, Algeria can offer you like other countries in North Africa and even more! Getting the permit for filming in Algeria is quite more complicated than any other country, but our team can get it done in no time.
Algeria could be the underdog location for your film production, no matter what scale of film production you bring. Mbrella Films can provide you with diverse producers who have over 10 years of experience in film production. They know every in and out of the production process, and they can assure you that your film production in Algeria will run as smoothly as possible in their hands.
Filming Locations in Algeria
With it being the largest country in Africa, its diverse scenery can be chosen from these given locations. No matter what your next film production is about, Algeria has you covered. Especially when it comes to the ancient vibes of Romans, ruined buildings, and deserts, Algeria is the perfect place for your film production.
Algiers is the largest city in Algeria, located on the Mediterranean Sea and in the north-central portion of Algeria. The city combines the modern part that is built on the level ground by the seashore, and the old part climbs the steep hill behind the modern town and is crowned by the Casbah or citadel. Any film production would look unique having this city as its background.
Béjaïa is a Mediterranean port city, the town is overlooked by the mountain Yemma Gouraya. Other nearby scenic spots include the Aiguades beach and the Pic des Singes (Peak of the Monkeys) which could give you many scene options for your film production.
Constantine is an inland city and the third largest city in Algeria after Algiers and Oran. There are several museums and historical sites located around the city. Constantine is often referred to as the “City of Bridges” due to the numerous picturesque bridges connecting the various hills, valleys, and ravines that the city is built on and around. The city would give a whole new look to your film production.
Timgad was a Roman city located in the east of the city of Batna, the ruins are noteworthy for representing one of the best extant examples of the grid plan as used in Roman town planning. Timgad was inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. “Patton” a 7 Oscars winner including Best Picture was shot here in Timgad.
Tassili n’Ajjer is a national park in the Sahara Desert, located on a vast plateau in southeastern Algeria. Having one of the most important groupings of prehistoric cave art in the world. Tassili n’Ajjer was inducted into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 1982. If your next film production is looking for this specific scenery, Tassili n’Ajjer is your best choice.
Film Equipment and Crew in Algeria
Even though the country is not that famous for filming but in terms of equipment and crew, Algeria is well prepared. Both are reliable and also available locally to pick up just some top-tier cameras that have to be brought in from aboard. Mbrella Films can also help you with that process and can provide you with English-speaking producers who have worked in numerous film productions. They will guide you through every step of the production process from pre- to post-production in Algeria.
Budget for production in Algeria
With the transportation of both crew and equipment, that will top up your budget. However, our producers will take care of your film production and make sure you know your line budget at every step of the production process. Feel free to contact us via the form below if you are interested in bringing your production to Algeria. Mbrella Films is here to help you in every step.