Fixer in Turkey
Hello! My name is Mert and I work as a fixer and Istanbul based line producer in Turkey.
I am also the managing partner of
Otm. Filmworks, a video production company in Istanbul.
Filming in Turkey - Production Services
Do you need film permits to be arranged?
We arrange the deals with Turkish Film Office and other local authorities. You need general filming permit in Turkey to start the
shoot, but usually, each location will require several authorities to give
Generally speaking, the Turkish public authorities are very film friendly, though policy can be confusing. We have years of cooperation and contacts with Turkish officials, and we’ll advise you what's the best route to take and what our options are.
Do you need English speaking crew?
We can source local cameramen, gaffers, runners, production assistants and any other Turkish film crew you will request to create the perfect team for your shooting in Turkey.
Do you have to rent filming equipment?
We can help you bring your own kit to Turkey, but we think it is easier to bring as little as possible - especially since we can provide all kinds of cameras, grip, lighting kits and anything else you will need.
Are you looking for location scouting?
We are available to do scouting trips to all cities in Turkey. During these trips, we will send you photos, videos and a detailed scouting reports, which will help you visit the locations without leaving your office.
Do you need researchers?
Depending on the subject of your film, we can find and hire local experts to help you during the pre-production of the project.
Local casting or interviewees?
We keep a regularly updated database of Turkey-based actors and extras. Sharing access to this database, we let directors to choose local faces. We are also arranging casting sessions before you arrive to Turkey to save time for your production.
Want to do aerial filming?
From passenger helicopters with gyro systems to Octocopters and Hexacopters are available to work anywhere in Turkey with experienced local operators.
Do you need vehicles & drivers?
We can source crew vans, camera and lighting trucks, and other type of vehicles as well as comfortable executive cars and VIP vans on a daily basis including drivers, with open hours and limitless mileage.
Suggestions with accomodation options?
During your stay, we can provide you good accomodation options
to suit the budget. We get corporate rates at numerious hotels
of İstanbul, Ankara, İzmir and Antalya. All you have to do is
tell us where and when.
Are you on a tight budget?
No worries! We will still do our best to help you out and get your work done in the highest possible standards.