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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The Rio Film Commission in the St. Petersburg Media Forum


For the first time, the Rio Film Commission was invited to participate in an official Russian Film Industry Market, the St. Petersburg International Media Forum-SPIMF, which ran October 1-10. Learn more

City of Atlanta, RioFilme and Rio Film Commission sign new cooperation agreement


The City of Atlanta’s Mayor’s Office of Entertainment, RioFilme and the Rio Film Commission signed a cooperation agreement to promote their respective audiovisual industries and contribute to economic development and job creation in their respective ... Learn more

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