Filming in Australia? Let us facilitate the logistics of your local and international travel, organize professional production teams and resources.
Located in the Tropical City of Cairns, Australia, Visual Obsession offer professional documentary facilitation services which take the stress out of filming in another country or remote location.
When you work with us you are dealing with professionals who understand the technical, creative and logistical requirements of national and international documentary makers. Our suite of production services in Cairns include: Location Management for documentaries anywhere in Australia or Papua New Guinea. Sourcing Indigenous talent for documentary and film production. Sourcing specialised production equipment, props and talent for shoots. Organising production personnel and equipment such as makeup artists, grips, runners, fixers, transport, story board artist, art department, cast, local liaison, production office staff, archival footage, boats/trains/aircraft including helicopters. Awareness of regulatory requirements for filming in Australia. Other logistical advice, local knowledge and information about cultural sensitivities. Use our experience and networks in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland to assist in the facilitation process so you can focus on the project at hand.
When coming to Australia to work, you are required by law to be sponsored. Acquiring the relevant working visas is the first step. An application form must be completed and lodged with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship. Consultation with the relevant Australian Union is also required. Guidelines on the entry into Australia of foreign actors for the purpose of employment in film and television productions can also be found at the Department of The Arts.