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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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

Steve Solot is invited to offer a presentation about Film Commissions in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul


The President of the Rio Film Commission Steve Solot was invited by the Association of Film and Video Mato Grosso do Sul (ACV-MS) to offer a presentation about Film Commissions in the city of Campo Grande, on 7th December 2014. The event was held in the... Learn more

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