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Location Spotlight: France



Hanne Evans shares some of the best places to shoot in France

Location Spotlight: France

With a variety of mountains, landscapes and cosmopolitan areas, France offers a wide range of locations for filming. Production service company Hanne Evans shares some of the best places to shoot in France as well as some of the best tourist locations.

How would you pitch ‘France’ to any production companies looking to shoot in your region?

  • Variety of great natural resources at easy reach: in one single day, you can swim in the sea and ski in the mountains, all kind of sports to enjoy all year round 
  • The beautiful architecture of all ages
  • Multilingual professionals with high-end technology
  • Tax Rebate

And of course the French savoir-vivre !

What are the main qualities of France?

  • The climate, sun all year round
  • Variety of landscapes, cosmopolitan areas, interconnected

What would you say are the top locations in France? 

  • South of France is the Alps, Provence, Côte d’Azur concentrated in one beautiful region
  • Variety of architectures from rural to modern buildings and historical palaces
  • National parks unspoiled, wide range of wildlife from mountains to the sea

What location would you say is most popular?

  • Monaco, Saint Tropez, Marseille, Paris.

Which location would you describe as the biggest attribute to local production?

  • Studios in Marseille and Nice.

Explain the climate and the best/worst times to shoot in France? 

  • Best time here is all year round! 

What specific work permits/Visas are required to shoot in France?

Depending on your country of origin, France is part of Schengen and allows free circulation of people and goods within this zone.

How is the infrastructure in France for supporting large productions? 

Easy access to high end technology, available professional crew and casting. Professional treatment of permit requests. 

What have been your biggest/most successful production in France to date? 

As an outsider, what would you say are the biggest Dos and Don’ts in France? 

Very free and cosmopolitan area

What would be your number one tip to any coming to France to shoot a campaign/film?

Go through Hanne Evans Production Services!

Where would you suggest a foreign production stay while they are in France? 

South of France offers a very wide range of possibilities, from five star palaces for VIPs to crew and logistics adapted accommodations.

Where are the best bars/restaurants? Any hidden gems you could suggest?

South of France is full of hidden gems, just ask us ☺

Any other tourist recommendations?    

Discover the Provence, the Alps and Côte d’Azur in one day!

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Hanne Evans Production Services, Fri, 14 May 2021 14:02:16 GMT