Suriname is a small country on the northeastern coast of South America. The country can offer a unique and diverse filming location for any genre of film production. With vast rainforests, waterfalls, and rivers, Suriname provides a natural backdrop for any film production. Other than that, Paramaribo, the capital city of Suriname can provide you with a colorful and vibrant urban setting with its unique architecture, street markets, and nightlife. Mbrella Films will make sure the permitting process goes smoothly and will get your production off the ground in Suriname as soon as we get approved.
With our in-house production at Mbrella Films, we can provide you with English-speaking producers who will work alongside you during the whole production process. They’ve got the film board’s approval and are also familiar with working internationally with local crew members. They can ensure that your film production would go through untroubled in Suriname. Continue reading to find out more detail about filming in Suriname.
Filming Locations in Suriname
Suriname is a country with a variety of stunning locations perfect for filming. The lush rainforests provide a beautiful backdrop with towering trees and exotic wildlife. The rivers and waterfalls offer scenic views that would look perfect on any screen. Overall, Suriname’s diverse locations can provide your film production with a number of options for your films.
Paramaribo is the capital city of Suriname which can provide a unique and colorful setting for your film production. The city is a mix of colonial and modern architecture, bustling streets, and vibrant culture that offers a variety of backdrops for any film production. From the colorful wooden buildings to the lively street markets, Paramaribo’s urban landscape has the potential to be the perfect city for your film production.
Brownsberg Nature Park
Brownsberg Nature Park is a park that can provide you with a unique and beautiful filming location. It features stunning waterfalls, breathtaking views of the surrounding rainforest, and an abundance of exotic wildlife. Making Brownsberg Nature Park an ideal location for capturing stunning footage for any film production.
Galibi is a village located on the northeastern coast of Suriname. The village is home to the Carib people, who have maintained their traditional way of life for centuries. Filming in Galibi can provide you with the opportunity to capture the Carib people’s customs and traditions, as well as the stunning views of the beach and the ocean with the giant leatherback sea turtles that come to lay their eggs in Galibi Coppename Nature Reserve.
Commewijne is a district located just east of Paramaribo that can provide a diverse and historically filming location. The district features numerous former plantation sites with historic buildings and ruins that offer a glimpse into Suriname’s colonial past. The location would be a perfect match for any historical film or the plantation scene.
Brokopondo offers a unique and breathtaking filming location for any genre of film production. The district is home to Suriname’s largest man-made lake which was created by the construction of the Afobaka Dam. The lake’s serene waters and surrounding rainforest provide a stunning natural backdrop for any film production.
Film Equipment and Crew in Suriname
Suriname offers limited options for film equipment and crew with only a few local suppliers available. We would recommend that your film production bring its own equipment and crew or allow us to assist with the process. Mbrella Films has sources that can help provide you with any specific crew and equipment needed. Additionally, we can provide you with English-speaking producers who have over 10 years of experience in the film industry. They are of high international standards and are familiar with working with local crew members. Mbrella Films can ensure that your film production in Suriname runs smoothly.
Budget for production in Suriname
Our producers are fast communicators and act quickly to provide you with a detailed breakdown of the line budget, ensuring that you know where every penny is spent throughout the production process. Mbrella can fulfill all of your production needs. If you are interested in bringing your film production to Suriname, please feel free to contact us via the form below.