Bushveld Connections is able to assist you with your location needs in and around Southern Africa. Whether you have specific requirements or a general “wish list”, we are either able to suggest the area that you should be looking at or to find your preferred requirements within the region you have already pre-selected.
With an intimate knowledge of the Central Lowveld region (the greater region bordering the Kruger National Park), including the adjacent escarpment region, Bushveld Connections can guarantee the sourcing of suitable locations for your Natural History, Scientific, Travel Documentary or any other production with a similar location need.
In addition to intimate knowledge of this region, Bushveld Connections has also extensive experience in the Cape Region (Cape Town, Cape Point & False Bay, through to the Garden Route), Natal Region, (The Natal Coast, historical battle regions, Midlands and the dramatic Drakensburg region).as well as various other regions in and around the Southern African scope from Nothern Cope, to Gauteng, Nothern Natal to Eastern Cape, as well as Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique.
Bushveld Connections has access to a large range of adventure activity specialists to assist with film shoots
White Water Rafting (Blyde River Canyons and Olifants Gorge)
Rope & Wire Access
Bantam Light Aircrafts
Hot Air Ballooning
Croc Cage Diving
Shark Cage Diving
Free Shark Diving
And much more
Animals & Wranglers
Bushveld Connections has access to numerous wild, habituated and trained bushveld animals. These animals vary all the time depending on what is available at the required time.
A couple of the specialties that can be guaranteed and are worth mentioning are:
Trained African Elephants: Bushveld Connections is also able to offer access to fully trained elephants. These animals are totally controllable and will cooperate 100% with film requirements. They are excellent for both still film shoots as well as, commercials, feature productions and natural history documentaries.
Variety of Bird Species: Bushveld Connections has access to a number of both habituated and wild bird species in a number of various locations that are usable for filming of Natural History documentaries as well as commercials and production features.
"Jessica" the Hippo: Jessica is a sub-adult hippo who is totally at home with both visitors and film crews. Jessica can be filmed in both her natural river setting as well as out the water for tight and stills shots
Reptiles: Bushveld Connections is privileged to have within its accessibility, a number of reptile parks within the Lowveld region, thus enabling a wide choice of available reptiles and wranglers for a variety of needs and situations.
Additional Options: There is a constant stream of semi-tame animals available within the region, from squirrels and galago's through to a wide variety of herbivore species, lions, leopards and hippo's. These animals, although tame, are not trained but will cooperate with camera requirements to a certain extent.
Bushveld Connections offers a wide range of services to both the local and international film crew. Anything that can assist you and your film shoot, we will endeavor to do.
Airflights and travel arrangements
Animals and Animal Handlers
Computer and office equipment rental
Environmental Resources and Community Organisations
Experts and Handlers (Natural History Documentaries)
On Set Massage, Reflexology etc., Reiki, Holographic Reprogramming
From story line content to wrap parties, and everything in between, Bushveld Connections is able to assist you with your production and any organisational or preparational needs you may have. Bushveld Connections has been involved in Film Shoot Facilitation/ Fixing since early 2004 and to date has been involved in a large number of different productions. For a list of these productions and relevant contact people or for general information on the services that we offer, please select below...