Production Guide

I want to shoot in Rio de Janeiro. What should I do?

A few steps are required to bring your production to Brazil. In this section you will find information on legal issues and requirements, as well as a list of government institutions responsible for issuing filming permits.  

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Service Providers

Find the best contacts for your production in Rio de Janeiro.

Here you can find useful information for film productions. Find a wide range of data, material and advice about technichal and logistical questions on the following topics: production companies, permissions, access, public funding, and others.  

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Made in Rio

Get to know the movies produced in Rio de Janeiro.

The Rio Film Commission has been of assistance to over 200 audiovisual productions since its launch, including national and international films, soap operas, TV series, documentaries and others.   

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Much-praised TV series Gaby Estrella wraps its first season


December marked the end of shooting for the first season of pay-channel Gloob’s first telenovela for kids, Gaby Estrella Learn more

Videogame sequences in the streets of Rio


Based on Ubisoft’s successful video game franchise, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Parkour in Rio will be shot in the city in January, with support from Rio Film Commission Learn more

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