South America’s smallest country is stable, safe and culturally sophisticated. Uruguayans are of predominantly European origin, with some descendants of indigenous and African peoples. Montevideo is the capital with a population of over 1 million. This very film friendly city offers a perfect blend of classic and contemporary locations, top bi-lingual crews, studios and equipment houses. With Buenos Aires close by any additional needs for talent, crew or equipment are easily within reach.
The Uruguayan landscape is largely characterized by gently rolling land, with an average elevation of about 383 feet. Tidal lakes and sand dunes fringe the vast coastline. Punta Del Este, known as South America’s Riviera, offers visiting productions beautiful white sand beaches, luxury hotels and seaside mansions. Uruguay doubles well for a variety of international locations including Old Havana, Paris, London, Germany, the Caribbean, Italy and Ireland.
Throughout the country, temperatures rarely fall below freezing and range from 50° to 60° F during winter from June to September. During summer (December to March) temperatures range from 70 to° 82° F.
FEATURES FILMED IN URUGUAY
Children of Men
The Dog Pound
Kill Them All
Recent Commercials have included a spot for camera brand Leica, which won a Grand Prix in Film at Cannes Lions.
Uruguay unveils new filming incentive. As from March 2019, projects shooting in Uruguay will be able to apply for a rebate of up to 25% of eligible expenditure. Great crew pricing for the region.
Country Code : +598
Time Zone: Uruguay (GMT-3)
Direct flight to Montevideo or Buenos Aires
Located in South America's Temperate Zone, Uruguay has four distinct seasons: spring, summer, winter, and fall.
Summer: January and February.
Winter: July and August,
which get cool but not cold enough for ice and snow.
Snow: is in Argentina.
Small crews, remote shooting begins, limited travel and size crews.