Starting with its breathtaking landscapes and a variety of different vegetations and climates that fit into the photography of several films’ thematic proposals.
Thick rainforests (Amazônia and Mata Atlântica). There are several and amazing desert vegetation, sand dunes and kilometers and kilometers of Cerrado (typical vegetation similar to the African Savanas).
In addition, our beaches and seacoast pictures are internationally acknowledged for their beauty. Speaking of water, our huge waterfalls, caves under sea and blue water lagoons also capture filmmakers imagination.
But not only Brazil’s natural scenario is sought after by movie directors that want to shoot here. Actually, the some Brazilian urban areas, such as the worldwide known “favelas”, are highly demanded by foreign film producers, that see them full of colors exotic and violently dramatic.
Mixed population also aggregates value to the scenes shot here. There’s a lot of different faces in this country and the ethnic miscegenation that their integration provided created an interesting variety of physical appearances.
Features Filmed in Brazil
City of God
Music Videos Snoop Dog, Black Eyed Peas, Michael Jackson, Ricky Martin, U2
Fernanda Montenegro, Actress nominated for Academy and Golden Globe awards
Country Code: +55
Time Zone: in Brasilia - Federal District, Brazil (GMT-3)
São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro 14-22 hr flight from LAX.
Seasons: Generally speaking southern Brazil has two seasons – a dry season from March to November, and wet season from December to February. Temperatures can get especially cool from June to September, which is considered by many as Brazil's'winter.