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THE GARDEN ROUTE AND
KLEIN KAROO IS FILM FRIENDLY!
The Garden Route and Klein Karoo has the ability to sell locations (TV, Film, Commercials) competitively to the industry, and the region is ideally placed to not only manage any overflows from other filming destinations, but to become a major player in its own right in the industry. The South African Film Industry has seen 450 films shot since 2008, generating R2.2bn since 2003.
The Garden Route and Klein Karoo has a competitive advantage with its multiple localities and is able to package and offer a wide range of locations (forests, vineyards, mountains, farms, tree houses, tented camps, dams, rivers, beaches, airport, railway, game lodges, caves, heritage sites & buildings, industrial areas which is broader than just it’s internationally recognized natural advantages).
GARDEN ROUTE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS THE KNYSNA FILM FESTIVAL
2019 sees the exciting addition of the first “Knysna Film Festival”. The festival aims to give filmmakers an opportunity to engage audiences about their films. The organizers believe in diversity, not only of people but of films.
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