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.

Here you can find useful information for film productions. Find a wide range of data, material and advice about technichal and logistical questions on the following topics: production companies, permissions, access, public funding, and others.  

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Made in Rio

Get to know the movies produced in Rio de Janeiro.

The Rio Film Commission has been of assistance to over 200 audiovisual productions since its launch, including national and international films, soap operas, TV series, documentaries and others.   

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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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