The capital Seoul is a bustling megacity known for its modern skyline, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Namdaemun Gate, Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Myeongdong district, and Cheonggyecheon Stream. South Korea is a relatively expensive place to shoot, certainly compared to the rest of Asia. Korea has a similar price point to Japan, USA and Western Europe. The country has a good pool of local directors, directors of photography and stills photographers. Korean crews are non-union and have a reputation for being very hard working. Although there is a good depth of professional, experienced crews, unfortunately most do not speak fluent English, so additional translators may be required. SFC provides the cost of Seoul location scouting for directors, producers, cinematographers, production designers, or location managers of international projects planning to shoot in Seoul.
Rebate: 25% Cashback
Temperature: -8 to 30 Degrees
Avg. Rainfall: 1345mm
South Korea offers a cash rebate of up to 25% for qualifying productions.
South Korea ranks 4th in the World Bank’s ease of business index, where a limited bureaucracy works fast alongside a visitor-friendly visa system. The crime rate is zero and permissions are easily attainable.
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