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Encounter Africa Safaris is Uganda’s leading fixer company providing relevant information about when, how, who and where to film in Uganda. There many filming locations in Uganda and today we look at filming in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This National Park is located in southwestern Uganda and shared between three districts of Kabale, Kisoro and Kanungu. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is popular for gorilla trekking and also as filming locations for those interested in filming gorillas.

Filming in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (What?)

There so many things that one can film in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The most common thing that attracts those filming in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are the rare mountain gorillas. Bwindi boosts of the highest numbers of mountain gorillas when compared to Volcanoes National Park and Virunga National Park in Rwanda and DRC respectively. Over 13 mountain gorilla families have been habituated for gorilla trekking as well as gorilla filming. Other attractions that can be filmed in bwindi include birds, plants as well as community related actions and experiences such as the Batwa experience.

Process of filming in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Encounter Africa safaris can help you secure all the necessary documents for filming in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. For one to film in Bwindi National Park, you will need permission from Uganda Wildlife Authority. An MOU must be signed between UWA and the filming company before a filming permit is issued. In this contract, all terms and conditions are laid out properly plus all filming fees as required by UWA. This process can be lengthy but Encounter Africa safaris can help you secure UWA filming contract in a week or two as long as you employ us as your locational fixer while filming in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Just like any other filming project, filming in Bwindi impenetrable National Park requires that all film crew members are accredited and filming equipment cleared through customs. Encounter Africa safaris ensures that each crew member has a media card and also our clearing Agent helps you to create a bond for your equipment while in Uganda. For more information on filming in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, please visit our dedicated website at Local Film Crew Fixers Uganda

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