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Filming in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is one of the largest and most dynamic islands in the Caribbean.

  • A long tradition of media development
  • Boasts a variety of very diverse and stunning locations: beaches, coastal areas, desert, tropical forests and historical port and city
  • Culturally buzzing capital, Santo Domingo
  • As the leading economy in the Caribbean, it offers foreign companies and visitors the opportunity to enjoy an ideal environment for both work and play

Between 6 and 10 feature films are made in the Dominican Republic every year, and it proves a well-established industry of local and foreign productions.

  • The most cost effective location for filming in the region
  • Favourable exchange rate to the US dollar
  • Fully transferable tax credit
  • Close proximity and access to Caribbean, Central and South American markets
  • 10 International airports with over 200 scheduled flights each week to America and Europe

Feature film credits include: Havana (Sydney Pollack); The Lost City (Andy Garcia), The Godfather: Part II (Francis Ford Coppola), The Good Shepherd (Robert de Niro), and Miami Vice (Michael Mann)

Incentives The Dominican Republic film law offers a freely transferable tax credit of 25%
Filming Locations Pinewood Dominican Republic Studios will offer easy access to a diverse range of tropical filming locations in the Dominican Republic