Why Film in India

Why Film in India

why film in India

India offers great opportunities to film professionals in every phase of film production. Aside from beautiful natural wonders and unique historic sites, India is the home to some of the richest sites, monuments and sceneries, it’s little wonder that India has inspired filmmakers for long.

Holywood movies like Extraction (2020), Tenet (2020), A Suitable Boy (2020), Victoria-Abdul (2017), Viceroys House (2017), London Has Fallen (2016), The Hundred Foot Journey (2014), Jobs (2013), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and Batman (2012) etc have set in India. India has become a center of attraction for foreign directors and producers due to its qualified personnel, developed transportation system, hospitality services and technical infrastructure.

Tax Advantage

Foreign film producers can get huge incentives for filming in major states in India. The subsidy limits vary from 50% to 75% of total cost of film production processed in the state. Few Indian States also exempt the film permission charges for Foreign producers setting their part of film in the state.  To state government also provide reimbursement on the filming crew accommodation expanses.

Competitive Prices

Home to a vibrant film industry with co-production experience, India offers producers an ideal opportunity to reduce the cost of filmmaking having low prices for film logistics, equipment rental, professional labor and VFX.

Technical Materials and Team Support

Thousands of films & television series are shot each year in India. Foreign producers planning to set their documentary/movies can have access the latest technology, state of the art equipment, experienced staff and talented actors/actresses who can speak English fluently. With regard to casting, there is a wide gamut of ethnic & cultural looks available. Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore are home to post-production houses which are equipped with the latest technology for editing, VFX, animation, 3D stereoscopy and audio.

Hospitality Services

India with a top of the line services and high-quality standards in film production, International film crews are able to enjoy work and accommodation in comfort during filming in India.

Four Seasons Simultaneously!

Due to India’s geographical location, it offers producers all kinds of landscapes where scenes of four seasons can be filmed at the same time.

Natural Film Plateaus

India has beautiful scenery of beaches, rocky shores, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, mountains, dry lands, as well as modern architecture and unique historical cities and villages, which offer a wide range of scenic diversity. Natural wonders provide a visual feast as well as natural film plateaus beyond the dreams of directors and producers.

Filming in Peninsula The Diverse Geography

India is one of the most fascinating and extraordinary country in the world and it is located in Asia. Indian Peninsula is surrounded by water on three sides of it. World’s highest mountain range, the Himalaya, rises in the north, southeast is bordered by the Bay of Bengal, whereas the southwest is bordered by the Arabian Sea. The terrain of India varies widely, from the Thar Desert in the west to jungles in the northeast whereas the fertile area called the Ganges Plain covers much of northern India. As India is a country which shares borders with countries like Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, one can easily travel between India and many destinations.

Beyond Cultural Wealth: The Meeting of Civilizations

The fact that India has hosted different civilizations, people with different languages, religions and races for thousands of years has resulted in the existence of a unique cultural feast in India. The deeply rooted historical past & culture, increase the diversity of filming locations in India.

Different Countries In One Geography

One of the advantages of India is that it can be the setting for various settings in different countries. A film whose story takes place in the Middle East can be shot in some cities in the West of India. The mountains of Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Leh Ladakh can be the setting for Switzerland, France and the Alps. The nature and environment in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal Region are very similar to the nature and environment in England, Ireland, Scotland and the North European Countries.

Convenience in Filming Permissions

Foreign producers who want to film in India can obtain filming permit in a short time after applying to the government. Filming Indo has been in the business of Film Shooting Coordination business for almost half decade. Filming Indo can successfully facilitate all kind of film or documentary permits and streamline the cost effective budget and crews on board.


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