Germany offers a wealth of locations including vast forests, rivers and mountain ranges, period architecture, modern cities and sporting venues.
The country has played host to many international films including Captain America: Civil War, Downfall, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Inglourious Basterds, Diamonds Are Forever, Octopussy, The Bourne Supremacy, and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971). Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and Munich are the main production centres.
Germany is a Schengen Area member state. Visiting US film crews can enter visa-free for a period of up to 90 days. Contact your local German embassy or representative for more information.
Cast, Crew & Equipment
Germany has a good pool of local directors, directors of photography and stills photographers. Germany has world renowned, experienced, efficient professional technical and creative crews. Crews speak fluent English. Its close proximity to other major European production centres allows easy access to those crews should you ever need to look further. Talent. Germany is a very multicultural country offering a vast variety of unique featured talent. For examples see MGM Models, Harry’s Model Management, Talents Munchen. Germany has all of the standard camera, grip and lighting equipment as well as many boutique equipment suppliers offering a wide range of specialized equipment. Examples include ARRI Rental, Panther, MBF Filmtechnik, Delight Rental Services, and Cinegate. For productions looking to bring in film equipment Germany is an ATA carnet country.