Production Guide

I want to shoot in Rio de Janeiro. What should I do?

A few steps are required to bring your production to Brazil. In this section you will find information on legal issues and requirements, as well as a list of government institutions responsible for issuing filming permits.  

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Service Providers

Find the best contacts for your production in Rio de Janeiro.

If you or your company provide(s) services related to audiovisual activity, register into Rio Film Commission database.  

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Made in Rio

Get to know the movies produced in Rio de Janeiro.

The Rio Film Commission is pleased to offer expedited film permits for selected locations, subject to specific conditions. See Production Guide for details.  

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Brazilian Film Commission Network signs framework agreement with AFCI - Association of Film Commissioners International


The framework agreement formalises the mutual exchange of resources and benefits between the organizations. Learn more

Steve Solot publishes article about Cinematographic Tourism and Film Commissions on 'Cultura e Mercado' websit


On January the 6th, 'Cinema e Mercado' website published Steve Solot's new article: "Uma imagem vale mais que mil palavras". The article deals with Cinematographic Tourism and Film Commissions in Brazil. Learn more

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