This site is a marketplace for internationals and Rwandans in the film industry to find each other and do business.
As a member you are part of an international community of professionals working in the film industry with which you can network. Only members of this site can:
- Create a profile
- List a job
- Post a question on our discussion board
- Contact a location manager
Permits are issued through the Ministry of Sports and Culture.
Only one permit per production is needed.
The Ministry of Sports and Culture says they issue permits within three working days after receiving your request.
As of July 2013, there are no tax incentives for international film productions shooting in Rwanda.
As of July 2013, there is no duty to bring equipment into the country.
Local film professionals or support service vendors can post a profile as follows:
- Register as a member of the site.
- After you confirm your registration, log onto the site and complete your profile.
Rwanda has a moderate climate with two rainy seasons (February to April and November to January). Average temperatures range from 16-22 degree Celsius (60-72 degree Fahrenheit). Find today’s weather in Rwanda.
Yes. All electricity in Rwanda is provided by the Energy Water and Sanitation Authority (EWSA). Electricity is less readily available in rural areas. To find out more about electricity availability and usage rates visit the EWSA site.
Rwanda is located close to the equator, therefore daylight lasts for approximately 12 hours throughout the year. Generally sunrises at 6:00 AM and sets at 6:00 PM. During rainy season there may be cloudy skies during the day. View the current time in Rwanda.
Yes. Peace and security are a top priority of the government and there are many internationals living and working in the country. According to the U.S. Government, violent crimes are rarely committed against foreigners. However, as you should always do in a foreign country, remain alert to avoid petty crime, such as pick-pocketing and petty theft. Updated U.S. Government information on safety and security in Rwanda.
There are two international airports in Rwanda: Kigali International Airport and Kamembe International Airport. There are also several domestic airports. There are direct flights from Brussels, Belgium (8 hours to Kigali); Burundi; Cairo, Egypt; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Ethiopia; Gabon; Istanbul, Turkey; Johannesburg, South Africa; Kenya; Nigeria; Tanzania; and Uganda. For more information on flying to Rwanda visit Lonely Planet-Rwanda.