April 5, 2019
With stunning natural beauty and some amazing film locations, it’s no surprise that Thailand is a top choice of both professionals and amateurs alike when it comes to filming. Big name blockbusters such as The Hangover 2, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Rambo, and No Escape have scenes filmed in Thailand, and it’s a popular spot for travel video makers, too. But if you want to make a film in Thailand, there are plenty of factors to take into consideration. Whether you’re making a short film or working on the next big movie, here’s what you need to think about when filming in this country.
#1. Getting Permission:
First of all, make sure that you’ve got permission to film there. Shooting without a permit is a violation of Thai law, and if you’re caught doing so, you’ll have both your equipment and anything that you’ve filmed so far confiscated, so it’s really not worth the risk. To get a permit for filming, you’ll need to apply to the Thailand Film Office. Your Thai film coordinator, who you’ll be required to hire, will be able to arrange this for you.
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