Ghana has sixteen regions and each one of them is unique and different in terms of modernization, character, architecture, vegetation, culture, tribe and history. Some regions also have interesting landmarks and historical sites.
Certain parts of the country are similar looking to other African countries, so it’s possible to set any other African country in Ghana. There are dry desert-like areas as well that could simulate a desert.There are several modern architectural buildings in the capital city of Accra, several landmarks and busy and vibrant markets. On the outskirts of the city are beaches, rivers, waterfalls, and the surrounding regions have remote villages with mud huts, thick green forests, forts and castles, and the remains of colonial towns with some colonial architectural buildings.
Ghana has well equipped studios, gear rental houses with grip/light equipment including cranes and dollies and some upscale cameras. There are production vehicles, and prop and costume rental houses that can cater to all needs. Ghana has non-union crew that are on par with international training and experience, and have worked with some amazing American and European directors and cinematographers.
Are you looking to have your production in Ghana? Did you try to Google the film office or film commission and didn’t find anything? Here is what i60 Productions can do for Producers; We can shoot your project without you stepping on the African continent.
On the other hand, we’ll welcome you to Ghana and assist you.
Production Consultation for International Producers
If you are Producer considering a shoot in West Africa and yet to decide where to go, we’ll help you decide if Ghana is the best place for your project. We’ll give you all the in-and-out detailed information you need about production in the country, what to expect and how we can assist
Budgeting and Scheduling
Are you unsure of how much your project will cost? Our in-house producers will break down your script, do all the research and come up with your production budget.
Based on budgets and the production’s nature we can also advise on scheduling and proceed to scheduling your project. Our in-house producers also have Director’s Guild of America (DGA) type Assistant Directing experience.
Local Crew Hiring
i60 Productions only work with the best. We have a list of experienced industry professionals who have knowledge and experiences that are on par with international standards.
Our very capable local crew list includes cinematographers, camera operators, gaffers, focus pullers, make-up artist, etc.
Ghana has ten regions and each one of them is unique and different in terms of modernization, remoteness, architecture, vegetation, culture, tribe and history. Some regions have interesting landmarks and historical sites. Certain parts of the country are similar looking to other African countries, so it’s possible to set any other African country in Ghana. We may not have a desert, but, we have dry savannas that can be ideal. With our wide knowledge of all the regions, we’ll be sure to find
You can always bring your own gear, or we can find them in-country. Certain special equipments may have to be brought in or gotten from neighboring countries. In the case of bringing in ones own gear, we’ll thoroughly assist with the customs procedure as our country is currently working on setting in place an importation carnet.
Market Research for Producers
If you are looking to introduce a new product into the African market and want to shoot a TV commercial for it, we can advise on concept and other media related matters. We’re also capable of conducting some primary research including surveys and focus groups to give you an insight on what, who, where, why, when and how you can reach your targeted audiences.
Local Casting for Producers
In terms of casting, we have access to all the local stars as well us upcoming performers.
There’s also the option of organizing a casting call to find the perfect actors for your project.
Like any place, you’ll need film permits in order to shoot. We’ll take care of your accreditations, and all required permits with the government agencies
Once a production is set in motion – from it’s development through production – i60 will manage and carry out all logistics that encompasses the filming process