Filming the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps in South Sudan

Filming the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps in South Sudan

Like the Dinka, the Mundari tribe is one of the most populous and traditional tribes of South Sudan. The Mundari are cattle herders as well as fierce warriors. They live in symbiosis with their cattle and nothing is more important for them than their cows, to an extent they sleep with their cattle all night and there is nothing they can accept as an exchange for their cattle including money.

Filming in the Mundari cattle camps will give you an opportunity to shoot the daily life of the Mundari tribe including the kids doing most of their daily work. You will film them collect the fresh cow dung and put it into piles which are then set on fire. Those fire are useful as they repel the (extremely) numerous and voracious flies and mosquitoes of the South Sudanese countryside. The Mundari also use the ash created by these fires to rub on themselves and their cattle, creating a protection against mosquitoes. There is much to shoot depending on the interests and series you would like to cover contact us here we will help plan and book for you the camping and filming in the Mundari cattle camps in South Sudan.

Requirements and fees to film the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps

You will need to get permission to be allowed to film the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps. Securing a filming permit in South Sudan can be an expensive and time consuming process so make sure to allow plenty of time for us to help you secure the permit for you. The first step is to complete all necessary applications with the help of Eco film fixers. The application will be submitted to our local South Sudan consulate so that they can complete the application. South Sudan authorities are known to be mercurial with their permitting. Be sure to have all permits in writing. Contact us here and we will help you secure a filming permit for filming in South Sudan

Unauthorized filming, photography or any other recording of government buildings, military installations and key infrastructure such as airports and border controls is illegal while filming in South Sudan. Penalties may include arrest, fines and confiscation of your equipment. Filming with drones is also illegal in South Sudan however some options may be available depending on the specifics of your shoot. Please contact us here for more information on filming the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps.

On top of the above you will need to cover accommodation, Visas and work permits, fixer fees and transport for a successful shoot of the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps as below;

South Sudan Visa and work permit Advice

You will need to purchase the tourist visa or business visa to allow you entry in South Sudan. All film crew members travelling to South Sudan must obtain an Electronic visa unless they are of a South Sudanese origin, come from one of the visa exempt countries or they come from one of the countries whose citizens are eligible for visa on arrival. The cost of South Sudan visa and the application process depends on your nationality and the country where you are applying. You will therefore need to contact your local embassy for South Sudan to establish the exact fee you will have to pay. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you contact your local South Sudan embassy or us here for the latest travel information to South Sudan.

South Sudan Vehicle Hire Services

Eco film fixers will help you organize transport for film crews to film the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps depending on their interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to film. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers which costs from USD200-250 per vehicle per day with Driver/Fixer or 4×4 Safari Vans from USD200 per Van per day with driver/Fixer. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your filming schedule to establish mileage and distance to be travelled.

Film Fixers in South Sudan to help you film the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps

All our vehicles come with drivers who act as location fixers and most of them have been to almost all parts of South Sudan and are thus conversant with the local situations and are able to provide relevant information and fix any situation on ground. These act as intermediaries between you and our office while on location in South Sudan. Contact us here if you are in need of a Film fixer in South Sudan to help you film the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps.

Where to Stay during filming the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps

The best way to explore and film the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps is by camping in the tent within the Mundari cattle camps giving you an opportunity to film both the day and night life of the Mundari tribe as they honor their cattle.

What is the best time to film the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps

Filming the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps is done throughout the year and the best time is during the dry season between June to September.

Why use Eco film fixers to film the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps

Eco film fixers is a local fixer company based in Uganda, we assist filming companies and Production agencies in South Sudan and East Africa as a whole for the last 8 years. We handle all fixer services required with our professional team of local fixers and driver guides. We have all relevant connections with other service providers and government agencies to make sure that accreditation and filming permits are processed in the shortest time possible. Contact us for details and all relevant information you would like to know for successful filming of the Mundari tribes and in their Cattle Camps.