1. What is a film fixer?A film fixer provides available situations, service and utilities at site for filmmakers who wish to conduct filming abroad. They will take care of everything that a filmmaker need in the field, including: film permit, best location, transportation, talent, crews, equipment hire and accommodation…
2. What does a film fixer do?Consulting and supporting to get the film permit from Government:
Not every country has an open policy to welcome foreign film producers, film-makers and each country has their own policy. Film crews need someone who understands about the policies and procedure of getting film permit to support and advice for them national permit application, then arrange all the necessary local permits and permissions for their work.
Advising locations and sourcing contributors:
Choosing a filming location could be the single, most powerful, and persuasive, affect in movies. A film fixer team does not only suggest a great location for film-makers, but also can help crew run through procedures smoothly by their knowledge and familiarity with every location. Furthermore, they are constantly in communication with the leading crew in a host of countries, including camera operators, gaffers, sound operators, hair and make-up, art directors, script supervisors, runners and many more. Film fixer team will find the right talent for your film production for film crew if any need.
Suggesting accommodation and transportation:
It is not always possible for film crews to find hotels or homestays by themselves, as the filming location may be in a remote place, the countryside or highland. Of course, they could not move fastest and safest in a place they had never known before. By the excellent knowledge about every location, a film fixer team will find the best deals possible at suitable hotels and make sure that your transport is convenient and reliable for the crews.
Providing equipment for rent:
The most modern and well maintained equipment can be provided by a fixer team because they have an affiliate network with equipment rental companies of course.