The ninth-largest country in the world, filled with countless sceneries for you to discover throughout the country, and yet it still doesn’t catch much of the attention from producers worldwide. Kazakhstan, the underdog country for film, can offer you an opportunity to be the pioneering film production filmed in the country. Also, an opportunity to become an explorer of many locations that remain undiscovered in Kazakhstan. If you’re interested in bringing your next film production to Kazakhstan, Mbrella Films has producers who can help make your production process run smoothly from the permitting process through post-production!
Kazakhstan could be the perfect home for your film production, with its large amount of landscapes you can choose from. The equipment and crew are reliable and ready to get on board in every production. Mbrella Films can provide you with diverse producers who have over 10 years of experience in film production. They can assure you that your film production in Kazakhstan will get no trouble in their hands.
Filming Locations in Kazakhstan
For its being the ninth-largest country in the world, Kazakhstan contains numerous landscapes that are waiting for you to shoot at. From a super modern futuristic city to a countryside area with mountains, lakes, and fields. The country would suit best for any type of film production looking for multiple sceneries in one country, Kazakhstan can cover all locations that you can imagine.
Astana is the capital city of Kazakhstan, famous for its traditional buildings combined with the super modern futuristic architecture throughout the city. Also, the city lies on the banks of the Ishim River in the north-central part of Kazakhstan, making it contain numerous of the cityscapes that you hope to find in one city. A sci-fi futuristic vibe or post-apocalyptic cyberpunk movie would be the best genre to film in this city.
Almaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan, filled with countless landscapes that one movie can contain. From the city of the major commercial center in the city to the snow mountains village on the outskirts of the city, the rolling hills and flower fields to the most beautiful lake in the city. Any type or any genre of movie that required that amount of locations should consider this country for their location.
Big Lake Almaty
Big Almaty Lake is a natural alpine reservoir, located 15 km south of the center of Almaty. It can be accessed by car for a 1-hour drive from Almaty. The importance of this lake is it is a major source of drinking water for the region. Any film production that is shot here would look stunning on screen.
The town of Batken is famous for its natural landscapes, ranging from mountains to spectacular glass and flower fields. The road that takes you to the town is the most scenic route you can take. A road movie film would look amazing with these routes in the background.
Charyn Canyon features peculiar and colorful formations in the likeness of chapels, towers, animals, etc., each formed by the weathering of sedimentary rock. Even though it is much smaller than the Grand Canyon, it has been described as being equally impressive. A Gran Canyon-like location for your film production is here in Kazakhstan.
Film Equipment and Crew in Kazakhstan
There is a small but good pool of crew in Kazakhstan, they’re reliable and have experience in film production. All Standard gears, grips, and light equipment are ready for you to pick up. Top-tier cameras like REDs, Arris, and some key crew are better brought in from abroad and sourced locally. Mbrella Films can help make that process go quick and easy with our English-speaking producers who have worked in numerous film productions. They will also walk you through every step of the production process from pre to post!
Budget for production in Kazakhstan
Our producers will break down your line budget at every step of the production process and make sure you know where your money goes. Please feel free to contact us via the form below if you are interested in bringing your production to Kazakhstan or have any questions in mind. Mbrella Films is here to help with all your production needs.