Cape Town is known for its phenomenal natural beauty, which has made it a sought-after shoot destination for film, TV, commercials and stills. In recent years, the city has caught the eye of filmmakers all over the globe. Cape Town is now a top international contender for studio work as well, making it an even more appealing choice for production companies worldwide.
Cape Town is home to some of the best film studios in Africa, which have brought a variety of well-loved international productions to the big and small screen. A culture of innovation and creativity sets the city apart, giving it the elusive ‘X factor’ that so many production companies look for in a location.
Some of Cape Town’s greatest hits include Black Sails, The Dark Tower and Mad Max: Fury Road. These shoots were hosted by Cape Town Film Studios in Faure, which has been rated as one of the top 10 studios globally. This studio offers state-of-the-art sound stages, production offices, backlots and workshops for shooting, as well as a choice of custom-built ships and water tanks.
This is just one of many industry-leading studios available for use in Cape Town. From Silverline Studios at the famous V&A Waterfront, to Magnatude Studios in the leafy Southern Suburbs, you can find a diverse choice of highly skilled creative studio teams to meet your filming requirements.
The studio sector in Cape Town continues to grow, with a number of new developments and spaces appearing on the scene. Several new studios have recently opened, offering more film shoot space, with others growing and expanding to accommodate the rising demand from filmmakers.