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Cape Town Film Studios is the first custom-built Hollywood-style film studio complex of its kind in Africa, with state-of-the-art support services. Backed by national, provincial and local governments and with private shareholdings, it's envisioned as the dedicated hub for media, new media, entertainment, film and related industries in South Africa and Africa.

Cape Town and the Western Cape are also home to various other studios offering a full range of shooting and production facilities.

Productions that have been shot in our studios

Multiple international production houses have chosen, and continue to choose, Cape Town and the Western Cape as their shooting destination. With talented and diverse cast and crew, incredible locations and state-of-the-art studios, it's not difficult to see why.

A few recent productions include: Mad Max Fury Road; Eye in the Sky; Blood Drive; Red Sea Diving Resort; Bloodshot; Resident Evil 6; The Dark Tower;Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom; The Perfect Wave; Safe House; The Brothers Grimsby; Doctor Who; Tomb Raider; and Outlander, among others.

Aside from a rich choice of locations that can mirror anything from a busy street in Tokyo to a forgotten desert landscape, our studios also have the ability to transform into an 18th century pirate ship or underwater laboratory – we really mean it when we say the only limit in Cape Town and the Western Cape is your imagination.

A few productions that have use our studios to create a unique setting include:

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Black Sails
Adventure awaits in 1715 in the golden age of pirates. Follow the tales of Captain Flint, who has a reputation throughout the West Indies as being the most brilliant, and most feared, of all pirates. (Platinum Dunes, Starz Entertainment, Film Afrika)
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Saints & Strangers
What is the real story of Thanksgiving? Follow the voyage of the Mayflower to the pilgrims’ life in America. (Sony Pictures Television, National Geographic, Film Afrika, Little Engine Productions)
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Deep Blue Sea 2
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the ocean, bio-enhanced sharks are back! A group of scientists are stranded in an underwater laboratory as the sharks get their revenge … (Warner Brothers, Syfy channel, Film Afrika)