Abu Dhabi pulled out all the stops to house Bollywood action thriller Tiger Zinda Hai, the biggest ever production to shoot in the emirate. Read More
Category - Asia
A Prayer Before Dawn opted to shoot in Thailand when filmmakers found the perfect set and fantastic local crews. Read More
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There is plenty of competition between the emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, as well as Morocco and Jordan, to attract international productions, which means the financial incentives they all offer are becoming increasingly attractive. Read More
Asian countries are vying to win over international filmmakers with expanded facilities and enhanced incentives. Read More
With the buzz around China’s box office and financing deals, the country still attracts international productions but can no longer be regarded as a low-cost destination to shoot. As the local film industry is booming, competition for cast, crew and equipment is fierce and costs are rising.
Japan is yet to establish itself as a major international filming location with appeal beyond East Asia, and rarely hosts footloose high-budget international productions for more than a few days. The country has no formal filming incentive programme and is regarded as an expensive place to shoot.