– About Us –
Saba Film Fixers is a film and television production support company that provides ‘on the ground’ logistical support, a local producer’s know how and production services to international crews. We are a production service and fixing house with an extensive network of highly qualified local fixers, producers, production coordinators, locations managers and country specialists. Saba Film Fixers is your main point of contact for productions in Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Saba Film Fixers offers you a full range of services that will facilitate your production needs for television, documentaries, reality shows, TVC, films, branded content, news, music videos and stills. We are passionate about production, we have outstanding people skills, we have a thorough understanding of the pace and complexity of film location management, pre-production processes and we are 100% dedicated to helping international productions run as smoothly as possible It’s our job to tie up all the loose ends, ensuring a seamless pre-production and production process. We ensure that by the time you arrive, everything is in place and your time is fully optimized.
We take on projects of all shapes and sizes from all over the world. We act quickly and we act effectively, providing efficient local support and execution without all the unnecessary costs. We undertake all the production logistics during preparation & shooting, assisting in projects of any kind and size, even in those small budget projects that no one else wants to commit to. We respond to the unique requirements and demands of your particular production and put together a realistic package and team that will help get your production done on schedule and within budget. We have a flexible way of operating and handling last minute challenges in order to always keep up with the schedule. It is our ambition to assist you to get the footage you want within your budget & schedule.
We provide professional and efficient services for television documentaries, reality shows, docudrama, drama, stills, TVCs and other productions in Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Our areas of expertise include:
• Location recommendations and scouting
• Scouting, managing and preparing locations
• Research and fact-checking
• Location permits and clearances
• Government Liason
• Budget management
• Talent scouting
• Sourcing local crew
• Equipment and props rental
• Logistics and production services
• Drones information and clearance
• Customs information and clearance
• Production management
• Flight, transfers, transportation and accommodation bookings
– Our Services –
We can assist you from a very early stage of your research with our extensive knowledge of locations, archaeological sites, contributors, traditional customs etc. We do necessary research and help you in finding stories, characters and locations according to your requirements.
We have a team of reliable and knowledgeable researchers who will scout the perfect location for your shoot, and once we’ve identified your ideal location, we will acquire the relevant location permissions and deal with the administration of forms and billing, which leaves you to focus on the shoot.
Filming in a new environment can be stressful; let us use our expert knowledge and understanding of the local locations to manage your busy production schedule. We have a multi-lingual production team to assist you with any questions or issues that may arise while on-set. We can also source for additional equipment or support.
We understand the importance of working with a trusted and experienced crew. Whether you require extra cameramen, lighting, sound engineers, production management, local producers or runners, we can assist with sourcing the local crew needed for your production.
To achieve the right effect for your film, we identify and source actors, provide headshot references and facilitate video casting.
We arrange all necessary transportation, accommodations, professional local cast and crew. We do everything possible to make your filming with us is successful.
– Contact Us –
Plot 95 Chole Road
Masaki, Dar es Salaam
+255 763 049 323